The PGA Tour will be visiting its fourth country in the season, Mayakoba for the World Wide Technology Championship. It starts Thursday.
It’s a large field getting ready for El Camaleon Mayakoba, Mexico Golf Course.
El Camaleon is located 50 miles from Cancun, near the northeastern tip on the Yucatan Peninsula.
Scottie Scheffler, ranked No. The Official World Golf Ranking ranks Scottie Scheffler at No. 2. Rory McIlroy has recently overtaken him for the top spot. However, Scheffler may be back at No. With a win.
Collin Morikawa is ranked ninth. Viktor Hovland , the two-time champion, is also in this field.
It has been 11 years since a player won the John Deere Classic three consecutive years. Steve Stricker was the last to do this from 2009 to 2011.
Tony Finau will make his season debut. Justin Rose and Billy Horschel are also on the field.
The U.S., Japan, and Bermuda have already been visited by the fall portion of the 2022/23 PGA Tour schedule. The Tour will be making its first visit to Mexico this season with the Mexico Open at Vidanta scheduled for late April.
Carlos Ortiz, who defected to LIV Golf, was solo second last year, but he won’t return. Matthew Wolff, Joaquinn Niemann and Sergio Garcia will not be returning for the same reasons. They tied for fifth.
Greg Norman designed El Camaleon and it opened in 2004. It was the first Mexican course to host a PGA Tour event three years later.