Wyndham Rewards Top 10 About to get Interesting with Top Players Competing in Open Championship

Posted by Press Release on July 15, 2019 at 11:07 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article


GREENSBORO, N.C. – – With just three tournaments remaining in the battle to be a part of the inaugural $10 Million Wyndham Rewards Top 10, things are about to get interesting. The top-10 positions in the FedExCup point standings, also known as the Wyndham Rewards Top 10, have remained unchanged for a few weeks, but that will most likely change after this week’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Ireland with all the top players competing.

Dylan Fritelli won the John Deere Classic yesterday and jumped 106 spots to 48th place in the FedExCup point standings – it was his first PGA TOUR victory. Matt Kuchar continues to lead the Wyndham Rewards Top 10 standings which did not change. Charles Howell III finished tied for sixth at the John Deere Classic, jumped two spots to 13th and is now just 48 points outside the Wyndham Rewards Top 10. The 30th-place golfer, Phil Mickelson, is just 397 points outside the Wyndham Rewards Top 10.

After the John Deere Classic, the top-five players in the FedExCup point standings and the Wyndham Rewards Top 10, Kuchar, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele and U.S. Open Champion Gary Woodland, are separated by 498 points; the player who wins the Wyndham Championship set for July 30 – Aug. 4 will earn 500 FedExCup points. Should the top-five positions be separated by less than 500 points entering the Wyndham Championship, each of the top-five players at that time would have a shot at taking the points lead after the Wyndham Championship and earning the $2 Million Wyndham Rewards Top 10 first-place bonus.

The top-10 Regular Season finishers in FedExCup points following the Wyndham Championship July 30-Aug. 4 – also sponsored by Wyndham Rewards – will reap the benefits of the Wyndham Rewards Top 10. The regular season points leader will earn $2 million, followed by $1.5 million for the runner-up with the 10th-place finisher earning $500,000. The bonus breakdown is below:

Wyndham Rewards Top 10 Bonus Breakdown:

Position  Amount  

1        $2,000,000

2        $1,500,000

3        $1,200,000

4        $1,100,000

5        $1,000,000

6        $850,000

7        $700,000

8        $600,000

9        $550,000

10       $500,000

TOTAL   $10,000,000

The Wyndham Rewards Top 10 following the John Deere Classic is listed below:

Position/Player                                  Points Move

Matt Kuchar                                      --
Brooks Koepka                                    --
Rory McIlroy                                     --
Xander Schauffele                                --
Gary Woodland                                    --
Patrick Cantlay                                  --
Dustin Johnson                                   --
Paul Casey                                       --
Justin Rose                                      --
Rickie Fowler                                    --

About the Wyndham Championship:

Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and is the sixth-oldest event on the PGA TOUR excluding the Majors. The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Rewards and presenting sponsor BB&T for their continued support. Additional tournament information is available at www.wyndhamchampionship.com and the tournament’s social media channels, including the Wyndham Championship Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.

About Wyndham Rewards:

Recently named the number one hotel rewards program by readers of USA TODAY, Wyndham Rewards® is the world’s most generous rewards program with more than 30,000 hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals worldwide. Designed for the everyday traveler, members earn a guaranteed 1,000 points with every qualified stay and may redeem points for a wide-range of rewards, including free nights at any of more than 9,000 hotels or tens of thousands of vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally through partnership with Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND) and others. Wyndham Rewards has over 75 million enrolled members around the globe. Join for free today at www.wyndhamrewards.com. You’ve earned this.®

About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company, with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 810,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in both the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 20 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel Inn & Suites®, La Quinta®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, The Trademark Collection®, and Wyndham®. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services, with more than 400 properties under management. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program offers approximately 61 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at tens of thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com.

About Wyndham Destinations:

Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND) believes in putting the world on vacation. As the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, Wyndham Destinations offers everyday travelers the opportunity to own, exchange or rent their vacation experience while enjoying the quality, flexibility and value that Wyndham delivers. The company’s global presence in 110 countries means more vacation choices for its four million members and owner families, with 220 resorts that offer a contemporary take on the timeshare model – including vacation club brands CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, and Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham – 4,300+ affiliated resorts through RCI, the world’s leader in vacation exchange, and 10,000 rental properties from coast to coast through Wyndham Vacation Rentals, North America’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business. Year after year, a worldwide team of 25,000 associates delivers exceptional vacation experiences to families around the globe as they make memories to last a lifetime. At Wyndham Destinations, our world is your destination. Learn more at wyndhamdestinations.com.

Courtesy of Rob Goodman, Wyndham Championship Director of Media Relations

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