FORMER WORLD NO. 1, 2018 FEDEXCUP CHAMPION JUSTIN ROSE WILL PLAY WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Justin Rose, former No. 1 golfer in the world and the 2018 FedExCup champion, will play next week’s Wyndham Championship, the tournament announced today. Next week’s 83rd annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 3-7, 2022 at Sedgefield Country Club.
Rose joins World No. 14 Billy Horschel, FedExCup No. 14 Sungjae Im, World No. 24 Shane Lowry, Harold Varner III, former World No. 1 and major championship winners Adam Scott and Jason Day, 2018 Open champion Francesco Molinari, 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett, defending champion Kevin Kisner, three-time champion Davis Love III, 2016 champion Webb Simpson, two-time champion Brandt Snedeker, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Tyrell Hatton as well as 2019 champion J.T. Poston and University of Georgia alumni Harris English, Russell Henley, Brian Harman, Sepp Straka, Keith Mitchell, Kris Kirk, Brendon Todd, Greyson Sigg and Trent Phillips in the Wyndham Championship field.
Rose, who was the No. 1 player in the world in 2019, has 10 PGA TOUR wins including the 2013 U.S. Open and 12 international victories to his credit. He played on the European Ryder Cup team five times and birdied the final hole at the 2016 Summer Olympic games to win the Gold Medal. Rose is a native of South Africa who grew up in England and currently lives in London.
The 2018 FedExCup champion will make his seventh Wyndham Championship appearance next week; he finished tied for 10th here last year, tied for fifth in 2009 and tied for sixth in 2006. He hasn’t won this season but finished tied for fourth at the RBC Canadian Open after shooting 60 in the final round, tied for sixth at the Farmers Insurance Open and tied for 12th at the RSM Classic. He is 51st in the Official World Golf Rankings, 93rd in FedExCup points and 105th in the DP World Tour standings.
Wyndham Championship tickets are on sale now. All ticket options, along with detailed pricing, are available for purchase by visiting http://www.wyndhamchampionship.com/tickets. Tournament tickets must be purchased online in advance; tickets cannot be purchased at the tournament entrance.
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 50,000 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 9,000 hotels or tens of thousands of vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally through affiliation with Wyndham Destinations and others. Wyndham Rewards has over 95 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 approximately 9,000 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 819,000 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 22 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program offers over 95 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 is the world’s largest vacation ownership business with more than 245 vacation club resorts around the world that offer a contemporary take on the timeshare model. The brand portfolio — featuring Club Wyndham®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham, and Shell Vacations Club — offers travelers the chance to own their vacation and explore places they’ve never visited before, year after year. More than 850,000 owners enjoy stays in a home away from home, featuring spacious suites with separate bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, living and dining areas, as well as resort-style amenities and services. Wyndham Destinations is part of Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE: TNL). Learn more at WyndhamDestinations.com.
Courtesy of Rob Goodman, Wyndham Championship