2022 Wells Fargo Championship Power Rankings

Rory McIlroy and Tony Finau on the 15th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 3, 2019 in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by Ben Jared / PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

After a week in Mexico, the PGA Tour sets up shop in the suburbs of Washington D.C. for the 19th edition of the Wells Fargo Championship.

TV viewers will once again need a program guide to follow the action as the field at TPC Potomac is less than stout, with only two players ranked inside the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

Among those most likely to leave Maryland with the coveted (not really) blue blazer and silver trophy are the following 10 players:


10. Patrick Reed

Patrick Reed 2021 U.S. Open
Patrick Reed looks on after saving par on the 3rd hole during the third round of the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines South Course on June 19, 2021 in San Diego, CA. (Photo by Harry How via Getty Images)

Reed has struggled since recovering from double-lung pneumonia back in August… The 2018 Masters champion enters with just a single top-10 finish in 15 starts on the season… In seven career starts at the Wells Fargo, Reed has never missed the cut, with a T6 (2021) his best showing.

Odds: 40-1
World Rank: 33rd
Field Rank: 8th
Last Six: 42, 35, 26, 26, MC, MC
Best at the Fargo: 6th (2021)


9. Seamus Power

Seamus Power Leads AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Seamus Power on the 18th green during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Feb 4, 2022 in Pebble Beach, Calif. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins via Getty Images)

The world No. 40 has cooled off somewhat after a torrid start to 2022. Following three straight missed-cuts, though, Power seems to have righted the ship and enters off three-straight top-35 finishes, highlighted by a T5 at the WGC-Match Play event… The 34-year-old Irishman enjoyed a breakout season in 2021 which included his first PGA Tour win at the Barbasol Championship… In four career starts at the Wells Fargo, Power has never missed a cut, with a T13 in 2019 his best showing.

Odds: 33-1
World Rank: 40th
Field Rank: 10th
Last 6 Starts: 27, 5, 33, MC, MC, MC
Best at the Fargo: 13th (2019)


8. Sergio Garcia

Sergio Garcia Wins Sanderson Farms Championship
Sergio Garcia celebrates after making birdie on the 18th green during the final round to win the Sanderson Farms Championship at The Country Club of Jackson on October 04, 2020 in Jackson, Mississippi. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Garcia has been solid in 2022 and enters off three straight top-26 finishes, including a T23 at the Masters… The now 42-year-old Spaniard is seeking his first tour win since the 2020 Sanderson Farms… Finished T4 at the Wells Fargo in 2019.

Odds: 40-1
World Rank: 47th
Field Rank: 15th
Last Six: 23, 26, 26, 38, 39, 24
Best at the Fargo: 4th (2019)


7. Max Homa

Max Homa Wins Wells Fargo Championship
Max Homa fist pumps as he makes a putt on the 10th green during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 5, 2019 in Charlotte, NC. Photo by Ben Jared/PGA TOUR via Getty Images

Homa is enjoying another solid campaign with a win and five additional top-20 finishes in 12 starts. The 2019 Wells Fargo champion sits at No. 38 in the world, and No. 19 in the FedExCup race… Against this week’s field, Homa ranks inside the top 10 in four of the six strokes-gained categories.

Odds: 33-1
World Rank: 38th
Field Rank: 9th
Last Six: 21, 48, 35, 13, 17, 10
Best at the Fargo: 1st (2019)


6. Abraham Ancer

Abraham Ancer on the 18th green during the final round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 9, 2021 in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by Maddie Meyer via Getty Images)

The 31-year-old Texan is looking for his first top-10 finish of the 2022 calendar year… Ancer continues to be machine-like off the tee, though, ranking 6th on the PGA Tour in Driving Accuracy, hitting nearly 70-percent of his fairways… The University of Oklahoma alum finished solo runner-up at the 2021 Wells Fargo.

Odds: 20-1
World Rank: 15th
Field Rank: 2nd
Last Six: MC, 21, 20, 18, 24, 34
Best at the Fargo: 2nd (2021)


5. Matt Fitzpatrick

Matthew Fitzpatrick Wins Andalucía Masters
Matthew Fitzpatrick celebrates after winning the Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucia Masters at Real Club Valderrama on Oct 17, 2021 in Cadiz, Spain. (Photo by Mateo Villalba / Quality Sport Images via Getty Images)

The recent form is definitely there for the 27-year-old Englishman with eight top-20 finishes, including six top-10s, in his 10 most recent worldwide starts… Fitzpatrick ranks seventh on the PGA Tour in scoring (69.98)… Still searching for his maiden U.S. tour win.

Odds: 33-1
World Rank: 25th
Field Rank: 4th
Last Six: 12, 2, 64, 30, 1, 20
Best at the Fargo: Debut


4. Tyrrell Hatton

Tyrrell Hatton Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational
Tyrrell Hatton lines up a putt during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge on March 8, 2020 in Orlando, FL. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

The world No. 23 enters in solid form with seven top-25 finishes in his 10 most recent starts, including five top-10s, highlighted by a runner-up at Bay Hill… The 30-year-old Englishman leads the PGA Tour in strokes gained: putting… In 261 attempts from 4 feet or closer, Hatton has missed just once.

Odds: 28-1
World Rank: 23rd
Field Rank: 4th
Last Six: 26, 52, 9, 21, 13, 2
Best at the Fargo: 42nd (2018)


3. Corey Conners

Corey Conners Wins Valero Texas Open
Corey Conners celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio on April 7, 2019 in San Antonio, TX. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

The Canadian is enjoying another solid season and appears on the verge of being a world top-25 player… Currently sitting No. 31 in the OWGR, Conners enters the Fargo off a T12 at Hilton Head and T6 at the Masters… One of the world’s best iron players, the 30-year-old Kent State product ranks 3rd on the PGA Tour in greens-hit (71.63%).

Odds: 20-1
World Rank: 31st
Field Rank: 7th
Last Six: 12, 6, 35, 3, 26, 11
Best at the Fargo: 42nd (2018)


2. Tony Finau

Tony Finau
Tony Finau high fives fans while walking to the 12th tee box during the final round of the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial CC on May 26, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo by Ben Jared/PGA TOUR via Getty Images

Did a T2 last week in Mexico right the ship for the Utah native? Or was it an aberration in what has been a rudderless campaign? The answer to that question starts this week for the world No. 18 – one of only two top-20 ranked players in the field… A T16 in 2015 is Finau’s best showing in five career starts at the Wells Fargo… Finau continues to make his money from the fairway, ranking 8th on tour in strokes gained: approach (.817) and 11th in greens-hit (70.83%).

Odds: 22-1
World Rank: 18th
Field Rank: 2nd
Last Six: 2, 35, 29, 35, MC, 33
Best at the Fargo: 16th (2015)


1. Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy Wins 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club
Rory McIlroy with caddie Harry Diamond on the 7th green during the final round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 09, 2021 in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The 33-year-old Northern Irishman is a three-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship. Yet, all three of his wins – including last season – have been claimed at the Quail Hollow Club… Still, McIlroy is far and away the best player in the field at TPC Potomac, and the only player ranked inside the OWGR’s top-10… The four-time major winner enters off an impressive performance at the Masters, where he thrilled fans with a Sunday round of 64, resulting in a solo runner-up finish.

Odds: 7-1
World Rank: 1st
Field Rank: 1st
Last Six: 2, MC, 33, 13, 10, 3
Best at the Fargo: 1st (2021, 2015, 2010)


Next Five: Paul Casey, Cameron Young, Webb Simpson, Russell Henley, Keegan Bradley


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