AUSTIN, Texas – Sixty-four of the top 69 players from the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) have officially committed to the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play, which will take place March 21-25 at Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas. The tournament will feature the game’s biggest stars from around the globe in a rare match-play format.
The top four in the OWGR lead the way, including defending champion and No. 1-ranked Dustin Johnson, No. 2-ranked Justin Thomas, No. 3-ranked Jon Rahm, and former Longhorn Jordan Spieth (No. 4).
The field includes players representing 19 different countries from across the globe. Final seeds for the 64-player field will be determined after
Players who qualified that did not commit include Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler, Brooks Koepka (injury), Henrik Stenson and Adam Scott.
The World Golf Championships Match Play event has generated more than $17 million for charity since its inception, part of the nearly $60 million raised for global charities since the advent of the World Golf Championships in 1999. For more information, follow the tournament’s social pages: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or visit www.worldgolfchampionships.com.
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About the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play
The Dell Technologies Match Play will be the third of four World Golf Championships events on the 2016-17 PGA TOUR schedule sanctioned and organized by the International Federation of PGA Tours on the PGA TOUR schedule. The other World Golf Championships include the Mexico Championship (Mexico City, Mexico), the Bridgestone Invitational (Akron, Ohio) and the HSBC Champions (Shanghai, China). The Dell Technologies Match Play is broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 227 countries and territories in 23 languages. The Dell Technologies Match Play is entering its second year in Austin. The Dell Technologies Match Play Championship contributed over $2.1 million to local charities in its first two years in Austin and has generated more than $17 million for charity since its inception, including prior title sponsors. The World Golf Championships as a whole have generated more than $60 million for global charities since 1999. For more information, visit www.WorldGolfChampionships.com.