The 2022 American Express Field: By the Numbers

Patrick Cantlay Jon Rahm Power Rankings
Patrick Cantlay steps onto the 8th tee box as Jon Rahm steps off during the second round of the TOUR Championship at Eastlake GC on Sept 3, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by Ben Jared / PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

A field of 156 players will tee it up this week at PGA West for the 2022 edition of The American Express.

It’s the first stop of the five-event West Coast swing, and the first of the year on the U.S. mainland. (The first two tournaments – Sentry and Sony – teed it up in Hawaii.)

The field features defending champion Si Woo Kim, alongside headliners Jon Rahm and Patrick Cantlay.

As we do each week, here’s a look at the field in La Quinta, California… by the numbers.

Former Amex Champions

Jon Rahm
Jon Rahm celebrates after winning the 2018 CareerBuilder Challenge in a playoff over Andrew Landry at PGA West. Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Fourteen (14) past winners of the American Express are in the field this week:

  • Si Woo Kim (2021)
  • Andrew Landry (2020)
  • Adam Long (2019)
  • Jon Rahm (2018)
  • Hudson Swafford (2017)
  • Jason Dufner (2016)
  • Bill Haas (2015, 2010)
  • Patrick Reed (2014)
  • Brian Gay (2013)
  • Mark Wilson (2012)
  • Jhon Vegas (2011)
  • Pat Perez (2009)
  • Charley Hoffman (2007)
  • Phil Mickelson (2004, 2002)

World Top 30

Patrick Cantlay and Jon Rahm TOUR Championship Final Round
Jon Rahm and Patrick Cantlay on the 7th green during the final round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake GC on Sept 5, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by Sam Greenwood via Getty Images)

Eight (8) of the top 30 in the world rankings will be teeing it up this week:

  • Jon Rahm (1)
  • Patrick Cantlay (4)
  • Scottie Scheffler (14)
  • Tony Finau (17)
  • Abraham Ancer (20)
  • Sungjae Im (25)
  • Patrick Reed (26)
  • Matthew Wolff (30)

Major Winners

Phil Mickelson Wins 2021 PGA Championship
Phil Mickelson celebrates with brother and caddie Tim Mickelson on the 18th green after winning during the final round of the 2021 PGA Championship held at the Ocean Course of Kiawah Island Golf Resort on May 23, 2021 in Kiawah Island, SC. (Photo by Jamie Squire via Getty Images)

In the field this week, there are thirteen (13) major champions with 19 titles:

  • Phil Mickelson (6: 3 Masters, 2 PGA, 1 British)
  • Zach Johnson (2: Masters, British)
  • Jon Rahm (1: US Open)
  • Patrick Reed (1: Masters)
  • Francesco Molinari (1: British)
  • Gary Woodland (1: US Open)
  • Justin Rose (1: US Open)
  • Jason Day (1: PGA)
  • Jason Dufner (1: PGA)
  • Graeme McDowell (1: US Open)
  • Jimmy Walker (1: PGA)
  • Davis Love III (1: PGA)
  • Lucas Glover (1: US Open)

2022 American Express: Field & Odds

Patrick Cantlay The American Express
Patrick Cantlay on the 17th tee during the final round of The American Express on the Stadium course at PGA West on Jan 24, 2021 in La Quinta, Calif. (Photo by Harry How via Getty Images)

PGA West Stadium | La Quinta, CA | Jan 20-23, 2022

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