Wyndham Rewards Top 10 preview: WGC-HSBC Champions and Bermuda Championship
October 29, 2019
By Staff, PGATOUR.COM
- October 29, 2019
- Lanto Griffin sits atop the Wyndham Rewards Top 10 standings for the third consecutive week. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
The Wyndham Rewards Top 10 is a season-long competition that offers a $10 million bonus for the 10 golfers who end the regular season at the Wyndham Championship inside the top 10 in FedExCup points. The player atop the standings will earn $2 million, with varying payouts for the others through $500,000 for the 10th place finisher.
This week: Two events this week: the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions and the Bermuda Championships
Current Top 10 in action
1. Lanto Griffin (Bermuda)
4. Kevin Na (HSBC)
7. Sungjae Im (HSBC)
9. Hideki Matsuyama (HSBC)
10. Adam Hadwin (HSBC)
No. 1 watch: Lanto Griffin, winner of the Houston Open three weeks ago, remains atop top the Wyndham Rewards Top 10 standings for a third consecutive week.
Top 10 moves: Tiger Woods, winner of the ZOZO Championship in his first start of the season, took over the No. 8 spot in the standings. Hideki Matsuyama, runner-up to Woods in Japan, moved into the No. 9 spot after starting last week 23rd. Dropping out of the top 10 were Mark Hubbard (from 8 to 12) and Harris English (from 10 to 14).
• There are two tournaments this week, each with different FedExCup points values. The World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions offers 550 points to the winner, while the Bermuda Championship offers 300 points to the winner. Eleven players in action this week project to become No. 1 with a win – current No. 1 Lanto Griffin and Mark Hubbard, who are playing the Bermuda Championship; and Kevin Na, Sungjae Im, Hideki Matsuyama, Adam Hadwin, Byeong Hun An, Xinjun Zhang, Charles Howell III, Cameron Smith, Corey Conners and Rory McIlroy at the HSBC Champions.
• Every player in the field at the non-cut HSBC Champions could move inside the top 10 with a victory. Ten players in the Bermuda Championship are projected to move inside the top 10 with a win.
• Several players will be seeking their first FedExCup points of the season, including Justin Rose, who is making his season debut at the HSBC Champions.