Three of the top six golfers will compete against each other for $1.44 million in prize money in the 64th championship.Having completed 25th at the 2022 American Express, Scottie Scheffler is at long last back in the competition to secure the prize.
Scottie Scheffler (Image courtesy of Getty) The year 2022 turned out to be favorable for Scheffler, who regained the Masters trophy and won four of the seven championships he participated in.Along with Scottie Scheffler, the World No.
4 The championship will be played by Patrick Cantlay. Cantlay previously competed in the 2020 American Express Golf Championship and came in second place. Xander Schauffele and a number of other golfers who are ranked high.
Pat McCabe, the chief head of American Express, said in a meeting .
The quality of the players has excited us,; we’re energized by the (Southern California) attaches with Xander and Patrick. Even though there is a lot going on in the golf world right now, we are glad to have them here for the fans as well.
Additionally, we are pleased to have them present for our pro-am participants.
American Express also announced an increase to the prize pool. The tournament will take place at two golf courses and have the same 156 participants as last year. The 65 professional golfers will compete for the Stadium course in the final round on Sunday, January 22.
In addition to Scottie Scheffler, Xander, and Patrick, professional golfers Tony Finau and Sungjae Im will compete in the championship.Additionally, Pat McCabe disclosed that the tournament will feature both low-ranked golfers and high-ranked golfers.
We are excited for those four, but we also have five champions from the past and half of the International Presidents Cup team are yours to keep.
As a result, once you start looking at the list, you find that it is pretty solid even without the big names. As the guys’ schedules develop, we anticipate making additional announcements in the coming weeks. They should really start making plans for that this month.
On Wednesday, it was made public that the prize pool for the championship had been increased from $7.6 million to $8 million. On Wednesday, Brendan Steele spoke to the media from his home in Orange County:
I really enjoy playing there and going out there. The previous year, I went out early with my dad and played a practice round early. It’s such a nice place to go and play golf. I truly partake in the revolution how it is.
Phil Mickelson and Hudson Swafford won’t be able to play this year because they joined the LIV Golf Series, which is a different tournament, and they were banned from playing on the PGA Tour.
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