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2018 CareerBuilder Challenge Final Player Field

Here is the roster of 156 golfers comprising the final field for next week’s PGA TOUR CareerBuilder Challenge, the year’s first PGA TOUR event in the mainland U.S. and the PGA TOUR’s first event of its West Coast swing. The tournament will be held in La Quinta, Calif. – at the Stadium and Nicklaus Tournament Courses at PGA WEST and La Quinta Country Club – from Jan. 18-21. Some of the notable players in this year’s field are:

 

-- CareerBuilder Challenge tournament ambassador Phil Mickelson, the World Golf Hall of Famer who counts the 2002 and 2004 CareerBuilder Challenge, 2004, 2006 and 2010 Masters, 2005 PGA Championship and 2013 Open Championship among his 42 PGA TOUR wins.

-- 2012 and 2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson.

-- World No. 3 Jon Rahm.

-- 2014 CareerBuilder Challenge champion and U.S. Ryder Cup/Presidents Cup star Patrick Reed.

-- 2010 and 2015 CareerBuilder Challenge winner and 2011 PGA TOUR FedExCup champion Bill Haas.

-- CareerBuilder Challenge sponsor exemption John Daly, the two-time major champion (1991 PGA Championship, 1995 Open Championship) and PGA TOUR Champions golfer.

-- Palm Desert High School senior Charlie Reiter, the only amateur among the pro field and committed to play golf at USC. Reiter made the cut in his first pro event – the Emeritus Australian Open – in November 2017.

-- CareerBuilder Challenge champions (13): Hudson Swafford (2017), Jason Dufner (2016), Bill Haas (2010, 2015), Patrick Reed (2014), Brian Gay (2013), Mark Wilson (2012), Jhonattan Vegas (2011), D.J. Trahan (2008), Chad Campbell (2006), Phil Mickelson (2002, 2004), Mike Weir (2003), Mark Brooks (1996), Corey Pavin (1987, 1991).

-- Major champions (15): Mark Brooks (1996 PGA Championship), Angel Cabrera (2007 U.S. Open, 2009 Masters), Stewart Cink (2009 Open Championship), John Daly, Jason Dufner (2013 PGA Championship), Lucas Glover (2009 U.S. Open), Lee Janzen (1998 U.S. Open), Zach Johnson (2007 Masters, 2015 Open Championship), Phil Mickelson, Geoff Ogilvy (2006 U.S. Open), Corey Pavin (1995 U.S. Open), Webb Simpson (2012 U.S. Open), Jimmy Walker (2016 PGA Championship), Bubba Watson, Mike Weir (2003 Masters).

-- Top-50 world-ranked golfers (11): World No. 3 Jon Rahm, No. 23 Brian Harman (T3 in 2017 CareerBuilder Challenge), No. 25 Patrick Reed, No. 27 Kevin Kisner, No. 32 Kevin Chappell, No. 39 Jhonattan Vegas, No. 40 Phil Mickelson, No. 41 Jason Dufner, No. 44 Webb Simpson, No. 45 Brendan Steele, No. 48 Zach Johnson.

-- Top-25 golfers in 2017-18 PGA TOUR FedExCup standings (12): No. 3 Patton Kizzire, No. 5 Austin Cook, No. 7 Brendan Steele, No. 9 Brian Harman, No. 10 Chesson Hadley, No. 12 J.J. Spaun, No. 14 Whee Kim, No. 16 Ryan Armour, No. 18 Jon Rahm, No. 19 Alex Cejka, No. 22 Brian Gay, No. 23 Chez Reavie.

 

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2018 CareerBuilder Challenge Final Field (156 players)

 

Ancer, Abraham 
Armour, Ryan 
Atkins, Matt 
Bae, Sangmoon 
Barber, Blayne 
Barnes, Ricky 
Beljan, Charlie 
Blair, Zac 
Blaum, Ryan 
Block, Michael 
Bozzelli, Dominic 
Brooks, Mark 
Brown, Scott 
Bryan, Wesley 
Burgoon, Bronson 
Byrd, Jonathan 
Cabrera, Ángel 
Campbell, Chad 
Cauley, Bud 
Cejka, Alex 
Chalmers, Greg 
Chappell, Kevin 
Cink, Stewart 
Conners, Corey 
Cook, Austin 
Crane, Ben 
Curran, Jon 
Dahmen, Joel 
Daly, John 
Díaz, Roberto 
Dou, Zecheng 
Dufner, Jason 
Duncan, Tyler 
English, Harris 
Every, Matt 
Fathauer, Derek 
Flores, Martin 
Garnett, Brice 
Garrigus, Robert 
Gay, Brian 
Glover, Lucas 
Gómez, Fabián 
Gooch, Talor 
Griffin, Lanto 
Haas, Bill 
Hadley, Chesson 
Hadwin, Adam 
Hagy, Brandon 
Hahn, James 
Harkins, Brandon 
Harman, Brian 
Hearn, David 
Henry, J.J. 
Herman, Jim 
Hoge, Tom 
Hossler, Beau 
Howell III, Charles 
Hughes, Mac 
Huh, John 
Hurley III, Billy 

Jaeger, Stephan 
Janzen, Lee 
Johnson, Zach 
Jones, Matt 
Kang, Sung 
Kaufman, Smylie 
Kim, Michael 
Kim, Whee 
Kirk, Chris 
Kisner, Kevin 
Kizzire, Patton 
Knost, Colt 
Knox, Russell 
Kokrak, Jason 
Laird, Martin 
Landry, Andrew 
Lashley, Nate 
Lee, Danny 
Lindheim, Nicholas 
Lingmerth, David 
List, Luke 
Loupe, Andrew 
Lovelady, Tom 
Mahan, Hunter 
Malnati, Peter 
Martin, Ben 
McCarthy, Denny 
McNealy, Maverick 
Merritt, Troy 
Mickelson, Phil 
Mitchell, Keith 
Mullinax, Trey 
Murray, Grayson 
Na, Kevin 
O'Hair, Sean 
Ogilvy, Geoff 
Oppenheim, Rob 
Palmer, Ryan 
Pampling, Rod 
Pan, C.T. 
Pavin, Corey 
Peterson, John 
Piercy, Scott 
Piller, Martin 
Points, D.A. 
Poston, J.T. 
Potter, Jr., Ted 
Power, Seamus 
Putnam, Andrew 
Rahm, Jon 
Randolph, Jonathan 
Reavie, Chez 
Reed, Patrick 
Reiter, Charles 
Ryder, Sam 
Sabbatini, Rory 
Saunders, Sam 
Schenk, Adam 
Schniederjans, Ollie 
Shindler, Conrad 

Silverman, Ben 
Simpson, Webb 
Snedeker, Brandt 
Spaun, J.J. 
Stallings, Scott 
Steele, Brendan 
Stefani, Shawn 
Stegmaier, Brett 
Streelman, Kevin 
Stroud, Chris 
Stuard, Brian 
Swafford, Hudson 
Taylor, Nick 
Taylor, Vaughn 
Thompson, Kyle 
Tracy, Ethan 
Trahan, D.J. 
Tringale, Cameron 
Uihlein, Peter 
Van Aswegen, Tyrone 
Varner III, Harold 
Vegas, Jhonattan 
Villegas, Camilo 
Wagner, Johnson 
Walker, Jimmy 
Watney, Nick 
Watson, Bubba 
Weir, Mike 
Werenski, Richy 
Wheatcroft, Steve 
Wilson, Mark 
Wise, Aaron 
Yun, Andrew 
Zhang, Xinjun

 

 


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