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WGC – Dell Match Play – Who will be in the field?

Next week sees the best players in the world will head to the Austin Country Club for what is the only Match Play event on the PGA Tour Schedule.

The top 64 players in the world following last week’s Valspar Championship have all received invites to the tournament and have until Friday to confirm they will be playing.

If anybody drops out then the next players in line in the rankings will receive an invite.

Brooks Koepka looks to be the biggest name that is certain to miss out. He is still recovering from injury and is not expected to play.

Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Sergio Garcia are just a few of the players already confirmed to be in the field.

Shubhankar Sharma did just enough at last week’s Indian Open to sneak into the top 64.

Here are all 64 players that have been invited:

Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth, Justin Rose, Hideki Matsuyama, Rickie Fowler, Brooks Koepka, Sergio Garcia, Jason Day, Tommy Fleetwood, Paul Casey, Rory McIlroy, Tyrrell Hatton, Henrik Stenson, Marc Leishman, Alex Noren, Phil Mickelson, Pat Perez, Matt Kuchar, Rafael Cabrera Bello, Brian Harman, Patrick Reed, Xander Schauffele, Francesco Molinari, Charley Hoffman, Branden Grace, Gary Woodland, Louis Oosthuizen, Ross Fisher, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Daniel Berger, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Tony Finau, Patrick Cantlay, Kevin Kisner, Kevin Chappell, Bubba Watson,  Brendan Steele, Li Haotong, Webb Simpson, Adam Hadwin, Thomas Pieters, Satoshi Koraira, Dylan Frittelli, Jason Dufner, Chez Reavie, Jhonattan Vegas, Yuta Ikeda, Cameron Smith, Patton Kizzire, Charl Schwartzel, Siwoo Kim, Bernd Wiesberger, Kyle Stanley, Adam Scott, Yusaku Miyazato, Russell Henley, Zach Johnson, James Hahn, Alexander Levy, Peter Uihlein, Ian Poulter, Shubhankar Sharma

The following will receive invites if any of those players decline their invitation: 65 – Kevin Na, 66 – Charles Howell III, 67 – Joost Luiten, 68 – Keegan Bradley, 69 – Luke List.

The draw for the tournament will take place at the start of next week, with the 64 players being drawn into 16 groups before the winners of each group will head into a straight knockout.


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