Final Field Set

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The majority of the 156-player field for next week’s $7.3 million Rocket Mortgage Classic, the first PGA TOUR tournament to ever be held in Detroit, was finalized today. The 72-hole event will be played June 27-30 at the historic, Donald Ross-designed Detroit Golf Club, with the inaugural winner set to earn the $1,314,000 top prize and 500 FedExCup points.

The Rocket Mortgage Classic field features 77 PGA TOUR winners – including nine major champions and 15 golfers who have won during this 2018-19 PGA TOUR season. Ten players currently ranked within the top 30 of the current PGA TOUR FedExCup standings:

The field features 11 of the top 50 players in the Official World Golf Ranking, including:
• No. 2 Dustin Johnson - 2016 U.S. Open champion and 20-time PGA TOUR winner
• No. 12 Gary Woodland - 2019 U.S. Open winner
• No. 14 Rickie Fowler - Five-time PGA TOUR winner; 2015 THE PLAYERS champ
• No. 22 Bubba Watson - 2012 & 2014 Masters champion; 12-time PGA TOUR winner
• No. 25 Patrick Reed - 2018 Masters champion and six-time PGA TOUR winner
• No. 27 Kevin Kisner - 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play champion
• No. 28 Hideki Matsuyama - Five-time PGA TOUR champ; 2017 WGC-HSBC winner
• No. 36 Cameron Smith - 2017 Zurich Classic winner
• No. 38 Billy Horschel - 2015 FedExCup champion
• No. 44 Brandt Snedeker - 2012 FedExCup champ, 2007 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
• No. 48 Chez Reavie - 2008 RBC Canadian Open winner; T3 at the 2019 U.S. Open

Other notable players include:
• Ernie Els – World Golf Hall of Famer, 19-time PGA TOUR winner and four-time major champion (1994 and 1997 U.S. Open, 2002 and 2012 British Open). Els, a native of South Africa, has also won 47 times internationally and has played on eight Presidents Cup teams. In 1997, he tied for second in the Buick Open at Warwick Hills.
• Luke Donald – Former No. 1 player in the world
• Jason Dufner – 2013 PGA Championship winner
• J.B. Holmes – 2019 Genesis Open winner
• Charles Howell III – 2001 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
• Billy Hurley III – 2016 Quicken Loans National winner
• Curtis Luck – 2016 U.S. Amateur champion (played at Oakland Hills CC)
• Keith Mitchell – 2019 Honda Classic winner
• Jimmy Walker – 2016 PGA Championship winner
• Mike Weir – Sponsor exemption; 2003 Masters champion

Players with local ties:
• Joey Garber – Born in Petoskey, Mich.
• Lee Houtteman – Michigan PGA section champion
• Brian Stuard – Born and raised in Jackson, Mich. Graduated from Napoleon High School in 2001. Played collegiately at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich.

The Rocket Mortgage Classic also awarded sponsor exemptions to three players who will make their second professional start on the PGA TOUR – 2019 Masters and 2019 U.S. Open low amateur Viktor Hovland (the world’s top-ranked amateur before turning pro earlier this week), 2019 NCAA Division I Individual champion Matthew Wolff and Zach Bauchou – and Justin Suh, the world’s No. 2-ranked amateur in May who is set to make his third pro start.

The final Rocket Mortgage Classic field, minus four Monday qualifiers and two TOUR qualifiers to be determined, is listed below:

Rocket Mortgage Classic Final Field (150 of 156 players)

Albertson, Anders
An, Byeong Hun
Ancer, Abraham
Armour, Ryan
Bae, Sangmoon
Bauchou, Zach +
Blaum, Ryan
Blixt, Jonas
Brown, Scott
Burgoon, Bronson
Burns, Sam
Castro, Roberto
Cauley, Bud
Cejka, Alex
Champ, Cameron
Chin, John
Cink, Stewart
Clark, Wyndham
Collins, Chad
Conners, Corey
Cook, Austin
Davis, Cameron
Díaz, Roberto
Donald, Luke
Dufner, Jason
Duncan, Tyler
Els, Ernie
English, Harris
Etulain, Julián
Fowler, Rickie
Frittelli, Dylan
Garber, Joey
Garnett, Brice
Gay, Brian
Gómez, Fabián
Gribble, Cody
Hadley, Chesson
Harkins, Brandon
Harman, Brian
Henley, Russell
Henry, J.J.
Herman, Jim
Hickok, Kramer
Hoffman, Charley
Hoffmann, Morgan
Hoge, Tom
Holmes, J.B.
Homa, Max
Horschel, Billy
Hossler, Beau
Houtteman, Lee #
Hovland, Viktor +
Howell III, Charles
Hughes, Mackenzie
Hurley III, Billy +
Im, Sungjae
Jacobson, Freddie
Jaeger, Stephan
Johnson, Dustin
Jones, Kyle
Jones, Matt
Kang, Sung
Kaufman, Smylie
Kim, Michael
Kim, Si Woo
Kim, Whee
Kisner, Kevin
Kizzire, Patton
Knost, Colt
Knous, Jim
Kodaira, Satoshi
Kokrak, Jason
Kraft, Kelly
Lahiri, Anirban
Laird, Martin
Landry, Andrew
Langley, Scott
Lebioda, Hank
Lee, Danny
Lee, Kyoung-Hoon
Lindheim, Nicholas
List, Luke
Long, Adam
Luck, Curtis
Mahan, Hunter
Malnati, Peter
Matsuyama, Hideki
McCarthy, Denny
Merritt, Troy
Mitchell, Keith
Moore, Ryan
Mullinax, Trey
Muñoz, Sebastián
Niemann, Joaquin
Ortiz, Carlos
Pampling, Rod
Pan, C.T.
Poston, J.T.
Potter, Jr., Ted
Power, Seamus
Prugh, Alex
Reavie, Chez
Reed, Patrick
Reeves, Seth
Roach, Wes
Rodríguez, José de Jesús
Ryder, Sam
Sabbatini, Rory
Saunders, Sam
Schenk, Adam
Schnell, Brady
Schniederjans, Ollie
Silverman, Ben
Sloan, Roger
Smith, Cameron
Snedeker, Brandt
Spaun, J.J.
Stallings, Scott
Stanley, Kyle
Steele, Brendan
Stefani, Shawn
Straka, Sepp
Streb, Robert
Streelman, Kevin
Stroud, Chris
Stuard, Brian
Sucher, Zack
Suh, Justin +
Svensson, Adam
Swafford, Hudson
Taylor, Nick
Taylor, Vaughn
Teater, Josh
Thompson, Chris
Thompson, Michael
Trainer, Martin
Tringale, Cameron
Tway, Kevin
Uihlein, Peter
Varner III, Harold
Vermeer, Ryan
Walker, Jimmy
Watney, Nick
Watson, Bubba
Weir, Mike +
Werenski, Richy
Wise, Aaron
Wolff, Matthew +
Woodland, Gary
Wright, Chase

* Open Qualifier
+ Sponsor Exemption
# Section Champion