Sunday, October 16, 2016

PGA Golf Playing Field for the 2016 CIMB Classic

The 2016 CIMB Classic golf tournament on the PGA Tour is taking place this week from October 20-23, 2016, on the West Course at the TPC Kuala Lumpur located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Here is the a list of the top ranked players in the playing field for the 2016 CIMB Classic.


                                              (Photo by This is Golf)

The CIMB Classic dates back to 2010 and it became a PGA event in 2013. It is co-sanctioned by both the PGA Tour and the Asian Tour. 

The CIMB Classic is a a no-cut tournament which helps to encourage top players to play even though they have to travel all the way to Malaysia for the tournament. All 80 or so players who complete the CIMB Classic will earn a paycheck this week.

Top ranked golfers in the 2016 CIMB Classic field are Adam Scott, Patrick Reed, Paul Casey, Sergio Garcia (pictured above), Branden Grace, Russell Knox, Hideki Matsuyama, Emiliano Grillo, Kevin Chappell, Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Ryan Moore, Justin Thomas, Kevin Kisner, Scott Piercy, Daniel Berger, Kevin Na and Gary Woodland.

Golf major winners in the field not included above are Keegan Bradley, Ernie Els and Vijay Singh. Ryan Moore holds the record for most wins in the CIMB Classic with two (2013, 2014). Justin Thomas is the defending champion and as mentioned above both he and Ryan Moore are in the playing field for the 2016 CIMB Classic.

Other notable golfers in the 2016 CIMB playing field include K.J. Choi, Ian Poulter and Anirban Lahiri from India.

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