The tournament will take place at Colonial Country Club (Par 70) in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, over four days, starting late on Friday night.
While the likes of World No. 1 Scotty Schauffler and defending champion Sam Burns (USA) are expected to be in contention for the title, it’s the Club Pro-Block that’s garnering more attention.
Block, who recently broke out with a tie for 15th at the PGA Championship, is on the 120-man field as a sponsor invitee.
He reportedly canceled his lesson schedule to play in the tournament.
Despite the buzz, world No. 1 Schauffler is the favorite to win the tournament.
Schauffler is coming off a runner-up finish at the PGA Championship, where he regained the No. 1 ranking in 42 days.
Schauffler is eager for revenge after falling short in a playoff to Burns at this event last year.
Burns will be defending her title for only the second time in the event’s history.
Only Ben Hogan (USA) has ever won back-to-back titles (1946-1947, 1952-1953) in the event, which began in 1946.
Jordan Spieth (USA) will also be a strong favorite, with one win (2016) and three runner-up finishes in the last decade.메이저사이트
South Korean players will also be in the hunt for their first title.
Lim Sung-jae, who finished 10th in 2020 and 15th last year, will be among the favorites, along with Kim Si-woo, Lee Kyung-hoon, Kim Sung-hyun, and Ahn Byung-hoon.
Meanwhile, the LIV Golf Series, sponsored by Saudi Arabia, will kick off its seventh edition ($25 million in prize money) at Trump National Golf Club (Par 72) in Sturgeon, Virginia, USA, on June 26.
Brooks Koepka (USA), who became the first LIV player to win a major championship, the PGA Championship, will be looking for his second win of the season.