Irving, Texas, May 13, 2016 – Seven of the top 20 players in the world, including Dallas native and world #2 Jordan Spieth, will lead the field at the AT&T Byron Nelson, set for May 16-22 at TPC Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. The field of 156 players will vie for the $7.3 million purse, the $1,314,000 first-place check and 500 FedExCup points.
Zach Johnson (#18) joins other world-ranked players, including Dustin Johnson (#8), Louis Oosthuizen (#13), Sergio Garcia (#15), Brandt Snedeker (#16) and Brooks Koepka (#20) at this year’s tournament.
The final field also includes fan favorites Ian Poulter, Jimmy Walker and Harris English who will tee off next week alongside Ernie Els (2002 & 2012 British Open, 1994 and 1997 U.S. Open, and 1995 AT&T Byron Nelson Champ), Vijay Singh (1998 and 2004 PGA Championship, 2000 Masters winner, and 2003 AT&T Byron Nelson champ) and Angel Cabrera (2009 Masters and 2007 U.S. Open champion).
Former Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Award winner Bobby Wyatt was awarded a sponsor exemption, joining Bryson DeChambeau, Will Zalatoris and Alex Moon in this year’s lineup.
For the complete field list, visit here.
SOURCE: AT&T Byron Nelson