Tiger Woods announces initial field for the 2022 Hero World Challenge
Tournament host Tiger Woods has announced the field for the 2022 Hero World Challenge, set to return to Albany, Bahamas, November 28 – December 4.
The 2022 Hero World Challenge field features defending champion Viktor Hovland along with seven major winners who have won a total of 11 major championships. There are 16 PGA TOUR winners committed to compete at Albany who have won a total of 87 events. The field features five players making their tournament debuts. Will Zalatoris, Cameron Young, Sungjae Im, Max Homa and Tom Kim will all tee it up at Albany for the first time. Since moving to Albany in 2015, only Jon Rahm (2018) and Hovland (2021) have won the event in their tournament debut. Three tournament exemptions will be announced at a later date.
|2022 HERO WORLD CHALLENGE FIELD
Name (Official World Golf Ranking as of 8/28/22), Country
|Scottie Scheffler (1), USA||Tony Finau (14), USA|
|Xander Schauffele (5), USA||Billy Horschel (15), USA|
|Jon Rahm (6), Spain||Hideki Matsuyama (16), Japan|
|Justin Thomas (7), USA||Cameron Young (17), USA|
|Collin Morikawa (8), USA||Sungjae Im (18), South Korea|
|Will Zalatoris (9), USA||Max Homa (20), USA|
|Matt Fitzpatrick (10), England||Tom Kim (21), South Korea|
|Viktor Hovland (11), Norway||Tournament exemption TBA|
|Sam Burns (12), USA||Tournament exemption TBA|
|Jordan Spieth (13), USA||Tournament exemption TBA|
Tournament rounds will be held Thursday, December 1 – Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Albany, bringing the event back to The Bahamas for its seventh year. Live television coverage of the 2022 Hero World Challenge will be provided by GOLF Channel during all four rounds and by NBC during the third and final rounds.
Good-any-one-day grounds tickets and a limited number of premium hospitality packages for the Hero World Challenge are available for purchase. Proceeds from the 2022 Hero World Challenge benefit the TGR Foundation, Tavistock Foundation and Bahamas Youth Foundation.