NINE MORE 2018-‘19 PGA TOUR WINNERS WILL PLAY WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Nine more golfers who won PGA TOUR events in the 2018-’19 season are in the Wyndham Championship field, the tournament announced today. The 80th Wyndham Championship, which will determine the $10 Million Wyndham Rewards Top 10, is set for July 30-Aug. 4, 2019 at Sedgefield Country Club.
These players join FedExCup No. 8 Paul Casey, FedExCup No. 12 Chez Reavie, FedExCup No. 13 Charles Howell III, defending champion Brandt Snedeker, former champions Patrick Reed, Webb Simpson, Davis Love III and Si Woo Kim, Major winners Martin Kaymer and Danny Willett and young guns Matthew Wolff, Collin Morikawa and Viktor Hovland in the field. Joining the field are:
Kevin Tway, Safeway Open: FedExCup: 34; Official World Golf Ranking: 96. Also this season, finished tied for fifth at Travelers Championship and tied for 11th at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Making fourth Wyndham Championship appearance, tied for 11th last year; alumnus of Oklahoma State University.
Cameron Champ, Sanderson Farms Championship: FedExCup: 56; Official World Golf Ranking: 142. Making first Wyndham Championship appearance. Also this season, finished sixth at The RSM Classic and tied for 10th at the Mayakoba Golf Classic; alumnus of Texas A&M University.
Adam Long, Desert Classic: FedExCup: 52; Official World Golf Ranking: 118. Also this season, finished tied for 10th at Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard and tied for 19th at Charles Schwab Challenge. Making first Wyndham Championship appearance; alumnus of Duke University.
Corey Conners, Valero Texas Open: FedExCup: 29; Official World Golf Ranking: 87. Also this season, finished second at Sanderson Farms Championship and tied for third at Sony Open. Making second Wyndham Championship appearance, finished tied for 45th last year; alumnus of Kent State University.
C.T. Pan, RBC Heritage: FedExCup: 32; Official World Golf Ranking: 49. Also this season, finished tied for third at Charles Schwab Challenge and tied for 16th at Mayakoba Golf Classic. Making third Wyndham Championship appearance, finished tied for second last year; University of Washington alumnus and a native of Chinese Taipei.
Max Homa, Wells Fargo Championship: FedExCup: 45; Official World Golf Ranking; 98. Also this season, finished tied for 10th at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and tied for 20th at The Honda Classic. Making third Wyndham Championship appearance; alumnus of University of California-Berkeley.
Sung Kang, AT&T Byron Nelson: FedExCup: 25; Official World Golf Ranking: 69. Also this year, finished tied for 10th at Sony Open, tied for 14th at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, tied for sixth at Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard and seventh at the PGA Championship. Marking fifth Wyndham Championship appearance; South Korea native is an alumnus of Yonsei University.
Nate Lashley, Rocket Mortgage Classic: FedExCup: 41; Official World Golf Ranking: 100. Also this year, finished tied for 17th at the Safeway Open and tied for eighth at the Puerto Rico Open. Making first Wyndham Championship appearance; University of Arizona alumnus.
Dylan Frittelli, John Deere Classic: FedExCup: 48; Official World Golf Ranking: 92. Also this year, finished tied for 18th at Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship and tied for 24th at Wells Fargo Championship. Making first Wyndham Championship appearance; native of South Africa and alumnus of the University of Texas.
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 812,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in 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 more than 75 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rental properties 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