GREENSBORO, N.C. – – Sungjae Im, Brendon Todd, Lanto Griffin and Sebastian Munoz, all highly ranked in the FedExCup point standings, will play the Wyndham Championship, the tournament announced today. The 81st annual Wyndham Championship, which will determine the outcome of the $10 Million Wyndham Rewards Top 10, is set for Aug. 13-16, 2020 at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.
With these players and Webb Simpson, who is second in the FedExCup and Wyndham Rewards Top 10 standings, the Wyndham Championship field currently includes five of the top-15 golfers in the standings. Im is currently third in the FedExCup and Wyndham Rewards Top 10 standings and 25th in the Official World Golf Rankings. The South Korean golfer has three top-three finishes this season including his lone PGA TOUR victory at the Honda Classic. He finished tied for sixth in his first Wyndham Championship appearance last year.
Todd is ninth in the FedExCup and Wyndham Rewards Top 10 standings and 48th in the Official World Golf Rankings. He won the Mayakoba Golf Classic and the Bermuda Championship among his three top-10 finishes. He led the Travelers Championship and the World Golf Championships – FedEx St. Jude Classic last weekend entering the final round but finished tied for 11th and tied for 15th, respectively.
Griffin is 12th in the FedExCup point standings – only two spots outside the Wyndham Rewards Top 10 – and he is 86th in the Official World Golf Rankings. He won the Houston Open earlier this season and has three additional top 10s this season. He is making his second Wyndham Championship appearance after finishing tied for 57th in 2018.
Munoz is 15th in the FedExCup point standings and 98th in the Official World Golf Rankings. A native and resident of Bogota, Colombia, he won the Sanderson Farms Championship among three top-10 finishes this season. He will make his second Wyndham Championship appearance.
The top-10 Regular Season finishers in FedExCup points following the Wyndham Championship – also sponsored by Wyndham Rewards – reap the benefits of the Wyndham Rewards Top 10. The regular season points leader earns $2 million, followed by $1.5 million for the runner-up with the 10th-place finisher earning $500,000.
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 Truist 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:
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 approximately 9,300 hotels or tens of thousands of vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally through affiliation with Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND) and others. Wyndham Rewards has 83 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 by the number of properties, with 9,300 hotels across approximately 90 countries on six continents. Through its network of over 828,000 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®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, The Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards loyalty program offers 83 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at 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 or exchange their vacation experience while enjoying the quality, flexibility and value that Wyndham delivers. The company’s global presence in approximately 110 countries means more vacation choices for its more than four million members and owner families, with 230 resorts which offer a contemporary take on the timeshare model – including vacation club brands Club Wyndham®, WorldMark® by Wyndham , and Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham – and 4,200+ affiliated resorts through RCI, the world’s leader in vacation exchange. Year after year, a worldwide team of nearly 18,000 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