Tiger Woods announces field for 2022 Hero World Challenge, including seven of the world’s top-10 players

Professional golf’s best will be bound for the Bahamas once again this winter as Tiger Woods announced the initial field for his 2022 Hero World Challenge on Tuesday morning.

Seventeen of the world’s top 21 players will tee it up Dec. 1-4 in Albany, Bahamas, including defending champion Viktor Hovland, world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler and past champions Jon Rahm (2018), Hideki Matsuyama (2016) and Jordan Spieth (2014). Will Zalatoris, Cameron Young, Sungjae Im, Max Homa and Tom Kim will all make their Hero World Challenge debut, with three further exemptions to be announced at a later time.

Check out the initial field for the 2022 Hero World Challenge below (official world ranking as of Oct. 2 in parentheses).

2022 Hero World Challenge field

  • Scottie Scheffler (1)

  • Xander Schauffele (5)

  • Jon Rahm (6)

  • Will Zalatoris (7)

  • Justin Thomas (8)

  • Collin Morikawa (9)

  • Matt Fitzpatrick (10)

  • Viktor Hovland (11)

  • Sam Burns (12)

  • Jordan Spieth (13)

  • Tony Finau (14)

  • Cameron Young (15)

  • Billy Horschel (16)

  • Max Homa (17)

  • Hideki Matsuyama (18)

  • Sungjae Im (19)

  • Tom Kim (21)

Golf Channel will broadcast the event for all four rounds, with the third and final rounds airing on NBC. Tickets are available here, with proceeds benefitting the TGR Foundation, Tavistock Foundation and Bahamas Youth Foundation.

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Story originally appeared on GolfWeek