Golf Rankings for The Barclays
Jim Furyk [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #22
Furyk notched a T15 at Liberty National in 2009 and is coming off a solo second at Oak Hill. After missing the cut at the U.S. Open and British Open, he has rattled off three top-10s. Furyk is now eighth in driving accuracy percentage and 21st in scoring average.
Keegan Bradley [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #23
Bradley has finished inside the top 20 in four of his last five starts, highlighted by a share of second at Firestone. He’ll be competing at Liberty National for the first time. Bradley is seventh in driving distance, sixth in total driving, 10th in scoring average and third in All-Around Ranking.
Sergio Garcia [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #8
Garcia opened the 2009 event at Liberty National with the lead after a round of 65. He would take big steps back the next two rounds to ultimately finish outside of the top 30. Sergio is currently third in strokes gained-putting and seventh in scoring average.
Bill Haas [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #32
Haas finished T24 at Liberty National in 2009. Over his last six starts, starting with a victory at Congressional, Haas has recorded three top-10s and five top-25 finishes. He ranks 10th in greens in regulation percentage and 17th in scoring average.
Hunter Mahan [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #31
An early birth caused Mahan to leave the RBC Canadian Open after leading two rounds. He returned to action at the PGA Championship, but left Oak Hill T57. Mahan ranks 10th in total driving, yet just 50th in All-Around Ranking.
Brandt Snedeker [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #17
Snedeker placed T12 at Liberty National in 2009. Since winning the RBC Canadian Open, he has fallen to T33 at Firestone, T66 at Oak Hill and missed the cut last week at Sedgefield. Snedeker is fifth in strokes gained-putting and All-Around Ranking. He is also eighth in both birdie average and scoring average.
Lee Westwood [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #33
After a T3 in the British Open, Westwood disappointed with a T40 at Firestone and a T33 at Oak Hill. On Tour he ranks 16th in scoring average. Westwood is among those playing Liberty National for the first time.
Ian Poulter [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #14
Poulter finished T9 at Liberty National in 2009. Over his last six worldwide appearances he has recorded four top-25s, including a T3 at the British Open. However, Poulter is coming off a disappointing T61 showing at the PGA Championship.
Luke Donald [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #20
Donald finished T31 at Liberty National in 2009. After a decent start to the season, he has missed three of his last five cuts, but scored top-10s in the other two events -- Oak Hill and Firestone. Despite the recent struggles, Donald is sixth in strokes gained-putting and 11th in scoring average.
Bubba Watson [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #26
Watson missed the cut when he played Liberty National in 2009. He recently missed the cut at the PGA Championship after converting eight cuts in a row. Bubba is third in driving distance, sixth in greens in regulation and 10th in birdie average.
Charl Schwartzel [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #18
Schwartzel compiled five finishes of 28th or better prior to missing the cut at the PGA Championship. He ranks fifth in scoring average and seventh in birdie average.
Martin Kaymer [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #48
Kaymer has finished 33rd or better in six straight worldwide appearances and is playing Liberty National for the first time. It has been quite a slide for Kaymer (was ranked sixth in the world to begin the 2012 season, but has put together some decent results lately).