Golf Rankings for Wyndham Championship
Chris Kirk [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #79
Kirk has made four consecutive cuts, including three finishes inside the top 25. He landed a respectable T22 last year at Sedgefield. Kirk ranks 10th in birdie average, 27th in scoring average and sixth in All-Around Ranking.
Brendon de Jonge [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #73
De Jonge finished a career best T14 at Sedgefield last year and had a shot at a top-10 in 2011 only to stumble hard in the final round. He ranks 25th in total driving and 11th in All-Around Ranking.
Jimmy Walker [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #80
Walker put together an impressive streak of 18 consecutive cuts made, but has now missed four of his last five. However, sandwiched in between the struggles was a share of second at the Greenbrier Classic. Last year Walker finished a career-best T4 at Sedgefield.
Over his last eight starts of the season Castro has compiled five finishes of 21st or better. He missed the cut in his lone Sedgefield appearance last year.
Tim Clark [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #53
Clark finished a career-best solo second last year at Sedgefield. He’s made three consecutive cuts, but hasn’t scored a top-40 since a T7 at Colonial back in late May.
Ernie Els [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #24
Els just committed to playing Sedgefield for the first time since a T30 in 2011. However, he entered the final round in sixth. Els is coming off a missed cut last week at Oak Hill, but is one of the bigger names competing this week.
Romero missed a slew of cuts earlier in the season, but has now converted six in a row. He’s coming off a T2 at the Reno-Tahoe Open and a T21 at the Canadian Open. Romero is currently 19th in birdie average.
Summerhays was in fifth place following the third round of the 2011 tournament at Sedgefield, but dropped to finish T17. Last year he missed the cut. Prior to missing the cut at the Canadian Open, Summerhays finished T9 at the Greenbrier, T4 in the John Deere and T2 at the Sanderson Farms Championship.
Charles Howell III [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #56
Howell has missed three of his last five cuts and finished T31 at Sedgefield last year. In 2011 he placed a career best T4 at the site after putting together a T13 in 2009.
Since 2008 Kelly has played Sedgefield four times, finishing T4 in 2011. He’s suiting up for the first time since he earned a share of fourth in last month’s John Deere Classic.
Bohn finished T2 following a playoff at Sedgefield in 2009. He returned in 2011 to finish T12, but missed last year’s cut. Bohn currently ranks 12th in birdie average.
Leonard has played Sedgefield each of the last three years. He’s finished T3 in 2010, T17 the following year and T19 last season. Leonard recently finished T13 in the British Open and T44 in the Canadian Open.