Saturday, January 20, 2018

PGA Golf Playing Field for the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open, Tiger Woods Playing

The 2018 Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament on the PGA Tour is taking place this week from January 25-28, 2018, at the Torrey Pines Golf Course located in the San Diego neighborhood of La Jolla, California. Here is a list of the playing field of top PGA golfers this week at the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open.

The Farmers Insurance Open dates back to 1952. Tiger Woods easily holds the record for most wins with seven. Phil Mickelson has the second most wins with three. Both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will be trying to add to their win totals here in 2018.

For Tiger Woods, this will be his first official PGA golf tournament in almost a year. The entire golf world will be watching to see if Tiger Woods can return to his previous form which was good enough for him to win 79 PGA tournaments including 14 majors. Both those numbers are second most on the PGA Tour.

Any year listed after a player's name below is the year he won this event.

PGA Golf Playing Field for the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open, Tiger Woods Playing

  • Jon Rahm (2017)

  • Hideki Matsuyama

  • Justin Rose

  • Rickie Fowler

  • Jason Day (2015)

  • Marc Leishman

  • Alex Noren

  • Brian Harman

All eight of those players are ranked in the top 20 in the world. 

Golf major winners not included above in the playing field are Keegan Bradley, Stewart Cink, Lucas Glover, Retief Goosen, Padraig Harrington, Phil Mickelson (3 wins here), Geoff Ogilvy, Jimmy Walker and Tiger Woods (7 wins here).

Past winners of the Farmers Insurance Open in the playing field not included above are Brandt Snedeker (2012, 2016), Scott Stallings (2014), Ben Crane (2010) and Nick Watney (2009).

Other notable golfers in the playing field include K.J. Choi, Luke Donald, Bill Haas, Charley Hoffman, J.B. Holmes, Billy Horschel and Patrick Reed. But all eyes will be on Tiger Woods this week to see how well he plays in the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open.

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