PAUL CASEY, MATT WALLACE, RAFA CABRERA BELLO AND GRAEME MCDOWELL JOIN WYNDHAM FIELD
GREENSBORO, N.C. – – Four international stars, Paul Casey, Matt Wallace, Rafa Cabrera Bello and Graeme McDowell, will play next week’s 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.
These players join 2019 Open Championship winner and European Tour Race to Dubai No. 4 Shane Lowry, world No. 13 and Race to Dubai No. 2 Tommy Fleetwood, FedExCup No. 2 Webb Simpson, FedExCup No. 3 Sungjae Im, FedExCup No. 9 Brendon Todd, FedExCup No. 11 Lanto Griffin, FedExCup No. 15 Sebastian Munoz, defending champion J.T. Poston and former Wyndham winners three-time champion Davis Love III, two-time champ Brandt Snedeker, Ryan Moore, Si Woo Kim, Carl Pettersson and Arjun Atwal.
Casey is 28th in the Official World Golf Rankings, 121st in the FedExCup standings and 28th in the European Tour Race to Dubai standings. He will make his seventh Wyndham Championship appearance next week; he finished tied for 13th last year and tied for third in 2015. A native of England formerly ranked No. 3 in the World, he represented the European Team in the Ryder Cup four times.
Wallace, who finished tied for fourth in the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide last month, is seventh in the European Tour Race to Dubai Rankings, 43rd in the Official World Golf Rankings and 129th in FedExCup points. A native and resident of England, he has four international victories and is searching for his first PGA TOUR win. He tied for third at the 2019 PGA Championship – the best finish for a European Tour player.
McDowell won the U.S. Open in 2010; he has three PGA TOUR victories and 10 international wins. He finished tied for fifth in the 2016 Wyndham Championship, his best result in three previous starts here. He represented the European Team in the Ryder Cup four times and played in the World Cup five times. A native of Portrush, Northern Ireland, McDowell is 106th in the current FedExCup point standings and 55th in the Official World Golf Rankings.
Cabrera Bello returns to the Wyndham for his fourth appearance. He finished tied for fifth in 2016, his best finish at Sedgefield Country Club. He has five international victories including the 2017 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. A native and resident of Spain, Cabrera Bello played for the European Team at the 2016 Ryder Cup. He represented Spain and finished tied for fifth at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio. Cabrera Bello is 23rd in the European Tour Race to Dubai Rankings, 58th in the Official World Golf Rankings and 131st in the current FedExCup point standings.
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