Memorial Tournament: Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy highlight field

Yearly, the Memorial Event is acknowledged as one of many extra prestigious PGA Tour occasions, drawing massive crowds and a few of the finest golfers on the earth. This yr, that’s particularly correct.

The highest 5 gamers within the official World Golf Rankings, comprised of Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy, Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele will all be within the area.

The PGA Tour launched the complete area through Twitter Friday.

Among the different notable names that can tee it up in Dublin, Ohio subsequent week embody defending champion Billy Horschel, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Collin Morikawa, Jordan Spieth and Viktor Hovland.

Hovland has been taking part in in addition to practically anybody on tour of late. Following his T2 on the PGA Championship, he finds himself as soon as once more in competition getting into the weekend on the Charles Schwab Problem.

In the meantime, Spieth, who missed the minimize at Colonial, has been coping with a wrist damage. He struggled mightily on the PGA Championship, however acknowledged that the wrist was not the rationale. However, one has to surprise if he’s even near full well being contemplating his lackluster play the previous few weeks.

He initially injured the wrist and withdrew from the AT&T Byron Nelson a pair weeks in the past.

After all, there are definitely a few of the finest golfers on the earth that won’t be attending; notably the members of the LIV Golf tour. Brooks Koepka is coming off his third PGA Championship victory and fifth main general.

Bryson DeChambeau completed top-five and is elite in his personal proper.

The LIV Golf cut up with the PGA Tour has hit a fever pitch this week. Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee and Phil Mickelson have traded barbs on Twitter, till Lefty was finally banned. Solely time will inform how this division in golf will play out.

However that isn’t going to cease golf followers from having enjoyable having fun with one other thrilling Memorial Event.