October 18, 2021

World’s best golfers set to return to Albany, Bahamas for the 2021 Hero World Challenge

The field for the 2021 Hero World Challenge has been announced, as the limited-field PGA TOUR event hosted by Tiger Woods is set to return to Albany, Bahamas, November 29 – December 5.

This year’s event will include two additional players after the field was permanently expanded from 18 to 20. Collin Morikawa, winner of the 2020 PGA Championship and 2021 Open Championship, will make his tournament debut and be joined by 2020 U.S. Open winner Bryson DeChambeau and defending Hero World Challenge winner Henrik Stenson. Starting this year, the winner of THE PLAYERS Championship also received an invitation to the Hero World Challenge, with Justin Thomas set to compete again at Albany. Xander Schauffele returns to Albany following his gold medal performance at the Tokyo Olympics this summer.

2021 Hero World Challenge field:

Name (Official World Golf Ranking as of 9/6/21), Country

Collin Morikawa (3), USA Jordan Spieth (15) USA
Xander Schauffele (5), USA Daniel Berger (16) USA
Justin Thomas (6), USA Tyrrell Hatton (17), England
Bryson DeChambeau (7), USA Patrick Reed (19), USA
Tony Finau (9), USA Webb Simpson (20), USA
Brooks Koepka (10), USA Scottie Scheffler (21), USA
Harris English (11), USA Henrik Stenson, defending champion, Sweden
Abraham Ancer (12), Mexico Sam Burns, tournament exemption, USA
Rory McIlroy (13), Northern Ireland Matthew Fitzpatrick, tournament exemption, USA
Viktor Hovland (14), Norway Justin Rose, tournament exemption, England

The field for the Hero World Challenge features two previous winners of the event in Stenson (2019) and Spieth (2014), the winners of 19 major championships and 14 players who competed in the Ryder Cup in September.

Tournament rounds will be held Thursday, December 2 – Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Albany, bringing the event back to The Bahamas for its sixth year. Live television coverage of the 2021 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 at by clicking here. Proceeds from the 2021 Hero World Challenge benefit the TGR Foundation, Tavistock Foundation and Bahamas Youth Foundation.