World Golf Championships-Bridgestone: Inside the Field

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July 29, 2013

MORE BRIDGESTONE: Complete field list

BY THE NUMBERS

Total players: 72
PGA TOUR winners: 52 (for a total of 306 wins)
Major winners: 16
THE PLAYERS winners: 6
World Golf Championship winners: 15
Current FedExCup Rankings: Top 10 (10), Top 30 (25), Top 50 (34)
Foreign tour winners: 42

CHAMPIONS IN FIELD

2013 PGA TOUR champions: Dustin Johnson, Russell Henley, Brian Gay, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Brandt Snedeker, John Merrick, Matt Kuchar, Michael Thompson, Kevin Streelman, D.A. Points, Martin Laird, Adam Scott, Graeme McDowell, Billy Horschel, Derek Ernst, Sang-Moon Bae, Boo Weekley, Harris English, Justin Rose, Ken Duke, Bill Haas, Jonas Blixt

Past Bridgestone Invitational champions: Keegan Bradley (2012), Adam Scott (2011), Tiger Woods (2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001, 2000, 1999), Phil Mickelson (1996)

INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS

Country     Players
Argentina   Angel Cabrera
Australia   Daniel Popovic, Brett Rumford, Jason Day, Adam Scott
Belgium   Nicolas Colsaerts
Denmark   Thorbjorn Olesen
England   Chris Wood, Paul Casey, Luke Donald, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood
http://www.worldgolfchampionships.com/etc/designs/worldgolfchampionships/big/images/flags/1.0/default/15x15/FIN.gif Finland   Mikko Ilonen
Germany   Martin Kaymer
http://www.worldgolfchampionships.com/etc/designs/worldgolfchampionships/big/images/flags/1.0/default/15x15/IRE.gif Ireland   Shane Lowery
http://www.worldgolfchampionships.com/etc/designs/worldgolfchampionships/big/images/flags/1.0/default/15x15/ITY.gif Italy   Matteo Manassero, Francesco Molinari
Japan   Satoshi Kodaira, Toru Taniguchi, Hideki Matsuyama
Northern Ireland   Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy
http://www.worldgolfchampionships.com/etc/designs/worldgolfchampionships/big/images/flags/1.0/default/15x15/SCO.gif Scotland   Stephen Gallacher, Richie Ramsay, Martin Laird, Paul Lawrie
South Africa   Ernie Els, Richard Sterne, Jaco Van Zyl, Branden Grace, Charl Schwartzel
South Korea   Sang-Moon Bae
http://www.worldgolfchampionships.com/etc/designs/worldgolfchampionships/big/images/flags/1.0/default/15x15/SPN.gif Spain   Gonzalo Fdez-Castano, Sergio Garcia, Miguel A Jimenez
Sweden   Peter Hanson, Henrik Stenson
http://www.worldgolfchampionships.com/etc/designs/worldgolfchampionships/big/images/flags/1.0/default/15x15/THA.gif Thailand   Kiradech Aphibarnrat
http://www.worldgolfchampionships.com/etc/designs/worldgolfchampionships/big/images/flags/1.0/default/15x15/WAL.gif Wales   Jamie Donaldson

 

HOW THEY QUALIFIED

Member of the last named U.S. Ryder Cup Team
Keegan Bradley
Jason Dufner
Jim Furyk
Zach Johnson
Dustin Johnson
Matt Kuchar
Phil Mickelson
Webb Simpson
Brandt Snedeker
Steve Stricker
Bubba Watson
Tiger Woods

Member of the last named European Ryder Cup Team
Nicolas Colsaerts
Luke Donald
Sergio Garcia
Peter Hanson
Martin Kaymer
Paul Lawrie
Graeme McDowell
Rory McIlroy
Francesco Molinari
Ian Poulter
Justin Rose
Lee Westwood

Top 50 Players - World Golf Ranking (thru 7/22)

Adam Scott
Charl Schwartzel
Ernie Els
Jason Day
Henrik Stenson
Hunter Mahan
Bill Haas
Branden Grace
Matteo Manassero
Nick Watney
Bo Van Pelt
Richard Sterne
Hideki Matsuyama
Rickie Fowler
Billy Horschel
Jamie Donaldson
Kevin Streelman
Thorbjorn Olesen
Angel Cabrera
Gonzalo Fdez-Castano
Ryan Moore
Scott Piercy
Carl Pettersson
Martin Laird
Jonas Blixt

Tournament Winners - 115+ Points WGR Strength of Field
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
Sang-Moon Bae
Paul Casey
Ken Duke
Harris English
Derek Ernst
Tommy Gainey
Stephen Gallacher
Brian Gay
Russell Henley
Mikko Ilonen
Miguel A Jimenez
Shane Lowry
John Merrick
D.A. Points
Richie Ramsay
Brett Rumford
Michael Thompson
Boo Weekley
Chris Wood

Winner-Japan Golf Tour for WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Satoshi Kodaira
Toru Taniguchi

Winner-Australasian Tour for WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Daniel Popovic

Winner-S.Africa Tour for WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Jaco Van Zyl

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