The Field: 2017 Hero World Challenge

A field of just 18 players will tee it up this week at Albany in the Bahamas for the the 2017 edition of the Hero World Challenge, Hosted By the Tiger Woods Foundation.

Headlined by the host himself, Tiger Woods, the star-laden field includes some of the biggest names in the game, including eight of the world’s top 10 ranked players.

As we do each week, here’s a look at the field in the Bahamas, by the numbers.


2017 MAJOR WINNERS

There are three players in the field who won 2017 major championships.

  • Brooks Koepka (U.S. Open)
  • Jordan Spieth (Open Championship)
  • Justin Thomas (PGA Championship)

CAREER MAJOR WINNERS

There are seven players in the field who have won major championships including Tiger Woods with 14.

  • Tiger Woods (14)
  • Jordan Spieth (3)
  • Brooks Koepka (1)
  • Dustin Johnson (1)
  • Justin Rose (1)
  • Henrik Stenson (1)
  • Justin Thomas (1)

MASTERS WINNERS

There are two players in the field who have won the Masters Tournament.

  • Tiger Woods (4)
  • Jordan Spieth (1)

U.S. OPEN WINNERS

There are four players in the field who have won the U.S. Open.

  • Tiger Woods (3)
  • Jordan Spieth (1)
  • Justin Rose (1)
  • Brooks Koepka (1)

OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

There are three players in the field who have won the British Open.

  • Tiger Woods (3)
  • Jordan Spieth (1)
  • Henrik Stenson (1)

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

There are two players in the field who have won the PGA Championship.

  • Tiger Woods (4)
  • Justin Thomas (1)

WORLD TOP 10

There are eight players in the field who are ranked in the World Top 10.

  • Dustin Johnson (1)
  • Jordan Spieth (2)
  • Justin Thomas (3)
  • Hideki Matsuyama (5)
  • Justin Rose (6)
  • Brooks Koepka (7)
  • Henrik Stenson (8)
  • Rickie Fowler (9)

CAREER WORLD NO. 1

There are three players in the field who have held the No. 1 ranking. (Weeks as No. 1)

  • Dustin Johnson (40)
  • Jordan Spieth (26)
  • Tiger Woods (683)

2016-17 TOUR WINNERS

There are fourteen (of 18) players in the field who had wins on the PGA and/or European Tour last season.

  • Justin Thomas (5 PGA)
    • CIMB Classic, Sentry T of C, Sony Open, PGA Championship, Dell Tech Championship
  • Dustin Johnson (4 PGA
    • Genesis Open, WGC-Dell Match Play, WGC-Mexico Championship, The Northern Trust
  • Jordan Spieth (3 PGA)
    • AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Travelers Championship, Open Championship
  • Hideki Matsuyama (3 PGA)
    • WGC-HSBC Champions, WM Phoenix Open, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
  • Tommy Fleetwood (2 EUR)
    • Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, HNA Open de France
  • Justin Rose (1 EUR)
    • Turkish Airlines Open
  • Alex Noren (1 EUR)
    • BMW PGA Championship
  • Rickie Fowler (1 PGA)
    • The Honda Classic
  • Brooks Koepka (1 PGA)
    • U.S. Open
  • Henrik Stenson (1 PGA)
    • Wyndham Championship
  • Daniel Berger (1 PGA)
    • FedEx St Jude’s Classic
  • Kevin Kisner (1 PGA)
    • DEAN & DELUCA Invitational
  • Kevin Chappell (1 PGA)
    • Valero Texas Open

FULL FIELD: 2017 HERO WORLD CHALLENGE

Number signifies world ranking.

1 Dustin Johnson
2 Jordan Spieth
3 Justin Thomas
5 Hideki Matsuyama
6 Justin Rose
7 Brooks Koepka
8 Henrik Stenson
9 Rickie Fowler
15 Matt Kuchar
17 Alex Noren
18 Tommy Fleetwood
21 Francesco Molinari
23 Patrick Reed
25 Kevin Kisner
27 Charley Hoffman
28 Daniel Berger
32 Kevin Chappell
1199 Tiger Woods


Credits: OWGR, Getty Images


PGW Staff

This post was produced by a Pro Golf Weekly staff member.



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