November 25 2011
As expected, the 18-player field for next week's Chevron World Challenge was released. Here is a quick look at the players in the field for this year:
Keegan Bradley: First appearance. Was T16 at World
Golf Championships-HSBC Champions.
Paul Casey: Always plays this event when eligible. Was solo third in 2010 and T5 in 2006.
K.J. Choi: First start at Chevron since his T8 finish at Sherwood in 2008.
Jason Day: First appearance. One of 11 Presidents Cup players in the field.
Rickie Fowler: First appearance. First U.S. start since missing cut at The McGladrey Classic.
Jim Furyk: A staple at Sherwood. Won here in 2009 after shooting 67-67 on weekend.
Bill Haas: Big year on PGA TOUR helps earn him first start at Sherwood.
Zach Johnson: Played at Sherwood last two years. Tied for fifth in 2009.
Matt Kuchar: Currently playing OMEGA Mission Hills World Cup with Gary Woodland.
Martin Laird: First appearance. Currently playing OMEGA Mission Hills World Cup for Scotland.
Hunter Mahan: Becoming a staple at Sherwood. Has two career top-fives there.
Webb Simpson: First appearance, but will be a favorite to win after epochal 2011.
Steve Stricker: Injured before Presidents Cup, but was 2-2 in four matches. Second here in 2008.
Bo Van Pelt: First appearance. Won CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia last month.
Nick Watney: Two starts at Sherwood, but still looking for his first top 10 there.
Bubba Watson: Currently playing Australian PGA. was T14 at Sherwood in 2010 debut.
Gary Woodland: First appearance. Heavy schedule since PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup.
Tiger Woods: In nine starts in this event, has four wins and four runner-up finishes.