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Tiger Woods announces field for 2023 Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods has announced the field for the 2023 Hero World Challenge but a question remains: will he be among the competitors?

Woods is tournament host for the annual event in the Bahamas, but he is not in the announced field. This year’s event will be Nov. 30 to Dec. 3 in Albany.

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler will be there. Two-time defending champ Viktor Hovland is returning as well. The newcomers include 2023 U.S. Open champ Wyndham Clark and 2023 Open Championship winner Brian Harman.

There are 11 U.S. Ryder Cuppers competing as well as three from the victorious European side in the 20-man field.

There will be one final tournament exemption announced at a later date but for now, here’s the field for the 2023 Hero World Challenge.

  • Keegan Bradley
  • Sam Burns
  • Patrick Cantlay
  • Wyndham Clark
  • Jason Day
  • Tony Finau
  • Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Brian Harman
  • Max Homa
  • Viktor Hovland
  • Collin Morikawa
  • Xander Schauffele
  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Sepp Straka
  • Justin Thomas
  • Cameron Young
  • Will Zalatoris

This is the eighth year for the event in the Bahamas for its eighth year. Golf Channel will have early-round coverage with NBC picking it up on the weekend.

Golfers who were in the 2022 field who are not returning this year: Sungjae Im, Jon Rahm, Tom Kim, Billy Horschel, Corey Conners, Shane Lowry, Kevin Kisner, and Tommy Fleetwood.