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Tiger Woods announces initial field for the 2023 Hero World Challenge

ALBANY, BAHAMAS – Tournament host Tiger Woods has announced the field for the 2023 Hero World Challenge, set to return to Albany, Bahamas, November 30 – December 3.  

This year’s field features eight of the top 10 players in the world, including two-time defending champion Viktor Hovland and world No. 1-ranked Scottie Scheffler. Three members of the winning European Ryder Cup team will compete at Albany, joined by 11 members of the U.S. team. Two major champions from the 2023 season will make their debuts in the Hero World Challenge - U.S. Open winner Wyndham Clark and Open Championship winner Brian Harman. The 2023 field features nine players who boast a total of 13 major victories. 

The final tournament exemption will be announced at a later date. 


Name (Official World Golf Ranking as of 8/27/23 eligibility date), Country 


Scottie Scheffler (1), USA Keegan Bradley (18), USA 
Viktor Hovland (4), Norway Collin Morikawa (19), USA 
Patrick Cantlay (5) USA Tony Finau (20), USA 
Xander Schauffele (6), USA Sam Burns (21), USA 
Max Homa (7), USA Jason Day (22), Australia  
Matt Fitzpatrick (8), England Sepp Straka (23), Austria  
Brian Harman (9), USA Will Zalatoris (24), USA 
Wyndham Clark (10), USA Rickie Fowler, tournament exemption  
Jordan Spieth (12), USA Justin Thomas, tournament exemption 
Cameron Young (17), USA TBA tournament exemption 

 Tournament rounds will be held Thursday, November 30 – Sunday, December 3 at Albany, bringing the event back to The Bahamas for its eighth year. Live television coverage of the 2023 Hero World Challenge will be provided by GOLF Channel during all four rounds and by NBC during the third and final rounds.  

Grounds tickets and a limited number of premium hospitality packages for the Hero World Challenge are available for purchase at Proceeds from the Hero World Challenge benefit the TGR Foundation, Tavistock Foundation and Bahamas Youth Foundation. 


Noah Sharfman 
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Greg Ball 
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