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Here's who will hit the course for the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

48 of the top 50 players from the Official World Golf Ranking have officially committed to next week’s tournament.
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United States' Collin Morikawa celebrates after a birdie putt on the 14th hole during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship at Royal St George's golf course Sandwich, England, Sunday, July 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Forty-eight of the top 50 players from the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) have officially committed to next week’s World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational following Friday’s commitment deadline. The tournament will feature the game’s biggest stars from around the globe at TPC Southwind, Aug. 2-8, for Memphis’ third playing of a World Golf Championships event.

The field consists of 66 players from 15 different countries including the United States. FedExCup points leader Collin Morikawa, World No. 2 Dustin Johnson, 2021 PLAYERS Championship winner and defending champion Justin Thomas, World No. 6 Bryson DeChambeau, 2019 FedExCup champion Rory McIlroy, and 2019 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational champion Brooks Koepka are among the notables heading to Memphis. Nine of the top 10 players in the OWGR – denoted by an asterisk below – have all committed.

With the commitment deadline passed, the field is set for next week’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational with the exception of non-qualified players who still have the opportunity to earn their way into the field by either winning the Olympic Gold Medal in Men’s Golf at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (if not already in field) or moving inside the top 50 in the OWGR when the ranking is released on Monday, Aug. 2.

The field as of the commitment deadline is listed below:

  • Abraham Ancer
  • Daniel Berger
  • Sam Burns
  • Patrick Cantlay*
  • Paul Casey
  • Cameron Champ
  • Stewart Cink
  • Corey Conners
  • Cam Davis
  • Bryson DeChambeau*
  • Harris English*
  • Tony Finau
  • Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Tommy Fleetwood
  • Sergio Garcia
  • Lucas Glover
  • Brian Harman
  • Tyrrell Hatton
  • Lucas Herbert
  • Jim Herman
  • Garrick Higgo
  • Max Homa
  • Billy Horschel
  • Viktor Hovland
  • Sungjae Im
  • Dustin Johnson*
  • Matt Jones
  • Brad Kennedy
  • Si Woo Kim
  • Ryosuke Kinoshita
  • Kevin Kisner
  • Brooks Koepka*
  • Jason Kokrak
  • Martin Laird
  • K.H. Lee
  • Min Woo Lee
  • Marc Leishman
  • Shane Lowry
  • Robert MacIntyre
  • Hideki Matsuyama
  • Rory McIlroy
  • Phil Mickelson
  • Collin Morikawa*
  • Kevin Na
  • Joaquin Niemann
  • Wilco Nienaber
  • Louis Oosthuizen*
  • Wade Ormsby
  • Carlos Ortiz
  • Ryan Palmer
  • Victor Perez
  • Ian Poulter
  • Aaron Rai
  • Patrick Reed
  • Justin Rose
  • Xander Schauffele*
  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Adam Scott
  • Webb Simpson
  • Cameron Smith
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Robert Streb
  • Justin Thomas*
  • Lee Westwood
  • Matthew Wolff
  • Will Zalatoris

Players who qualified that did not commit include Jon Rahm (No. 1) and Christiaan Bezuidenhout (No. 46).

Additional Tournament Information

Fans are reminded daily grounds tickets as well as upgraded ticket options for the 2021 event are on sale when the world’s best return to TPC Southwind, August 2-8. Courtesy of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, children ages 15 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult (applies to grounds access only). Spectators can visit www.WGCFedEx.com for more ticket information or to purchase tickets.

A limited quantity of daily tickets to The Patio featuring ULTRA Club are now available to the general public for Thursday-Sunday. This hospitality experience includes access to beer, wine, soda and water with cocktails and food available for purchase. Fans within the space will have access to the top two rows of seating to watch all the action on the par-3 11th hole at TPC Southwind.

The WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational will acknowledge the commitment and service of our U.S. military by offering tickets at $30 per day (Aug. 4-8) for active duty, reserve, military retirees, veterans, and their dependents. All military must present a valid military ID at onsite ticket window(s) in order to purchase. Ticket windows will be open Wednesday – Sunday at the main tournament entrance and near 3350 Players Club Parkway at our Rideshare Entrance. Military tickets can only be purchased on the day of entry.

While on site at TPC Southwind, fans should stop by The Pit located near the eighth green, which features barbecue staples Central BBQ, The Commissary, HOG WILD and The Rendezvous, or relax, refresh, and enjoy an idyllic backyard setting at the TruGreen Backyard featuring comfortable outdoor seating areas, food and drink for purchase, lawn games, children playscapes and much more.

Fans are encouraged to follow the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Spectators can review the PGA TOUR’s Health and Safety plan for ticketed spectators by visiting PGATOUR.com/knowbeforeyougo.