The field for the 2022 Rocket Mortgage Classic is defined, with 156 players competing for the title.
The Rocket Mortgage Classictournament set for Thursday-Sundayat Detroit DRIVER will feature six of the top-30 players on the planet golf rankings, led by Patrick Cantlay at No. 4. Behind him sitsNo. 13 Will Zalatoris, No. 16 Tony Finau, No. 19 Cameron Young, No. 20 Max Homa no. 27 Kevin Kisner.
Cantlay may be the reigning FedEx Cup champion and PGA Tour player of the entire year. He’s got seven career Tour wins and had four wins in 2020-21, probably the most within a year of his career. He’s got seven second-place finishes in his career among 41 top-10 finishes.
Finauhas represented the U.S. on its past two Ryder Cup teams, and found the comeback win at the 3M Open in Blaine, Minnesota, on Sunday, for his third win on Tour.
The second-highest ranked player in the field, Zalatoris was runner-up at both PGA Championship and U.S. Open this year. He’s still looking for his first Tour victory, and contains four second-place finishes and 16 top-10s in his career.This past year in Detroit, Zalatorisfinished last on the list of 77 players to help make the cutat even-par 288, shooting 6-over on the weekend.
Nate Lashley and Cam Davis, Rocket Mortgage Classic winners in 2019 and 2021 respectively, are both in the field this season, as is Rocket Mortgage-sponsored Rickie Fowler. 2020 tournament winner Bryson DeChambeau is off the Tour after joining the brand new rival league, LIV Golf.
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The other day, the tournament announced commitments fromHoma, No. 72 Webb Simpson, No. 129 Cameron Champ and U.S. Ryder Cup captain and major winner ZachJohnson. The field features 11 of the top-50 players on earth, up by one following a late sponsor’s exemption for No. 39 Joohyung Kim, and 11 former major champions, including Adam Scott, Jason Day, Davis Love III, Stewart Cink, Gary Woodland and Keegan Bradley.
Justin Rose and Brandt Snedeker are among a small number of players who dropped out from the field.
The field’s final five spots were claimed this week.Wyatt Worthington II won the The John Shippen National Invitationalat Detroit DRIVER on Sunday, and four Monday qualifiers from The Orchards in Washington Township joined him:Luke Guthrie, Chris Naegel, KK Limbhasut and Erik Flores.
Detroit’s forecast for Thursday shows early rain showers each morning with mostly cloudy conditions later in your day. You will see a higher of 84 with westward winds around 15 mph. Conditions are anticipated to boost Friday and Saturday with sunny skies and under 10 mph winds. Sunday’s final round could feature 15 mph winds once more with partly cloudy skies.
Tournamentticket pricesrange Thursday-Sunday from $70-90 for fans, according to the desired date. Parking passes cost $25 daily, aren’t incorporated with tickets and should be purchased online beforehand.
2022 Rocket Mortgage Classic field
Si Woo Kim
Davis Love III
Dawie van der Walt
Bo Van Pelt
Wyatt Worthington II
Chandler Engelbrecht is really a reporting intern at The Detroit Free Press and will be reached at CEngelbrecht@freepress.com. Follow him on Twitter @ctengelbrecht.
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