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The Field: Waste Management Phoenix Open

The field for this week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open is set and will include 132 players all vying for a share of the $6.7 million purse – with the winner receiving $1,206,000 and 500 FedExCup points.

 

World Top 50

The field includes 22 players within the Top-50 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

Inside Top 10

  • Hideki Matsuyama (5)
  • Jordan Spieth (6)
  • Justin Thomas (8)
  • Patrick Reed (9)

Inside Top 20

  • Bubba Watson (12)
  • Rickie Fowler (14)
  • Russell Knox (18)
  • Brooks Koepka (19)
  • Phil Mickelson (20)

Inside Top 30

  • Matt Kuchar (21)
  • Emiliano Grillo (27)
  • Ryan Moore (28)
  • Louis Oosthuizen (29)

Inside Top 40

  • J.B. Holmes (32)
  • Daniel Berger (34)
  • Kevin Chappell (35)
  • Scott Piercy (36)
  • Zach Johnson (38)

Inside Top 50

  • Gary Woodland (41)
  • Byeong Hun An (47)
  • William McGirt (48)
  • Jon Rahm (49)

Major Champions

A total of 11 players have combined to win 21 Major championships.

  • Phil Mickelson (5) – Masters 2004, 2006, 2010; PGA 2005; The Open 2013
  • Padraig Harrington (3) – The Open 2007, 2008; PGA 2008
  • Retief Goosen (2) – U.S. Open 2001, 2004
  • Zach Johnson (2) – Masters 2007; The Open 2015
  • Bubba Watson (2) – Masters 2012, 2014
  • Jordan Spieth (2) – Masters 2015; U.S. Open 2015
  • Keegan Bradley (1) – PGA 2011
  • Lucas Glover (1) – U.S. Open 2009
  • Geoff Ogilvy (1) – U.S. Open 2006
  • Webb Simpson (1) – U.S. Open 2012
  • Louis Oosthuizen (1) – The Open 2010

 

Former WM Phoenix Open Champs

The field also includes seven former WM Phoenix Open champions.

  • Hideki Matsuyama (2016)
  • Brooks Koepka (2015)
  • Phil Mickelson (2013, 2005, 1996)
  • Mark Wilson (2011)
  • Hunter Mahan (2010)
  • J.B. Holmes (2008, 2006)
  • Aaron Baddeley (2007)

2016-17 PGA Tour Winners

There have been 11 tournaments so far in the 2016-17 PGA Tour season, and every tournament winner will be teeing it up this week in Arizona.

  • Brendan Steele – Safeway Open
  • Justin Thomas – CIMB Classic, Tournament of Champions, Sony Open
  • Hideki Matsuyama – WGC-HSBC Champions
  • Cody Gribble – Sanderson Farms Championship
  • Rod Pampling – Shriners Hospitals For Children Open
  • Pat Perez – OHL Classic
  • MacKenzie Hughes – The RSM Classic
  • Hudson Swafford – CareerBuilder Challenge
  • Jon Rahm – Farmers Insurance Open

Greatest Show On Grass

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is also known as “The Greatest Show on Grass” and “The People’s Open.” It is the best-attended golf tournament in the world and has gained legendary status for being the most unique stop on the PGA TOUR.

 
Last year’s tournament broke three attendance records, including a PGA TOUR record 618,365 fans for the week. The 2017 edition will mark the 82nd playing of the event (one of the five oldest events on the PGA TOUR) and the eighth as the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

At-a-Glance

Event: Waste Management Phoenix Open
Dates: February 2-5, 2017
Where: TPC Scottsdale, Stadium – Scottsdale, AZ
Distance: 7,266 yards | Par 71
Architect: Tom Wesikopf & Jay Moorish, 1986
Purse: $6,700,000
Winning Share: $1,206,000
FedEx Cup Points: 500

Full Field

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Byeong Hun AnPatton Kizzire
Aaron BaddeleyColt Knost
Blayne BarberRussell Knox
Ricky BarnesBrooks Koepka
Charlie BeljanJason Kokrak
Daniel BergerMatt Kuchar
Zac BlairMartin Laird
Ryan BlaumDanny Lee
Jonas BlixtMarc Leishman
Jason BohnSpencer Levin
Keegan BradleyLuke List
Wesley BryanAndrew Loupe
Chad CampbellJamie Lovemark
Roberto CastroShane Lowry
Bud CauleyHunter Mahan
Alex CejkaSteve Marino
Greg ChalmersBen Martin
Kevin ChappellHideki Matsuyama
K.J. ChoiWilliam McGirt
Chad CollinsTroy Merritt
Ben CranePhil Mickelson
Jon CurranBryce Molder
Graham DeLaetGrayson Murray
Luke DonaldKevin Na
Ken DukeSeung-Yul Noh
Harris EnglishSean O’Hair
Matt EveryGeoff Ogilvy
Derek FathauerLouis Oosthuizen
Tony FinauRyan Palmer
Rickie FowlerRod Pampling
Robert GarrigusPat Perez
Brian GayJohn Peterson
Lucas GloverCarl Pettersson
Fabian GomezScott Piercy
Retief GoosenJon Rahm
Cody GribbleChez Reavie
Emiliano GrilloPatrick Reed
Adam HadwinKyle Reifers
James HahnPatrick Rodgers
Brian HarmanWebb Simpson
Padraig HarringtonCameron Smith
David HearnJordan Spieth
Russell HenleyKyle Stanley
J.J. HenryBrendan Steele
Jim HermanShawn Stefani
Craig HocknullBrett Stegmaier
Charley HoffmanRobert Streb
Morgan HoffmannKevin Streelman
J.B. HolmesBrian Stuard
Billy HorschelDaniel Summerhays
Charles Howell IIIHudson Swafford
Mark HubbardNick Taylor
Mackenzie HughesVaughn Taylor
John HuhJustin Thomas
Ryo IshikawaCameron Tringale
Zach JohnsonTyrone Van Aswegen
Andrew JohnstonHarold Varner III
Sung KangJhonattan Vegas
Smylie KaufmanBubba Watson
Michael KimBoo Weekley
Si Woo KimWilly Wilcox
Whee KimMark Wilson
Chris KirkGary Woodland

Credit/Sources: Getty Images, WM Phoenix Communications


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