Golf Rankings for AT&T National
Charles Howell III [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #56
Howell has played AT&T National each of the last six years, four times at Congressional. CH3 has missed two cuts and finished T68 last year after sitting inside top 30 after two rounds of play. Howell comes in with five consecutive cuts made with three finishes of 21st or better. He’s also 19th in scoring average.
Rollins placed T4 at Colonial and solo sixth at TPC Southwind before blowing an opportunity last week at Cromwell. He finished the second round in 12th, but went 8-over on Saturday. Rollins is currently 18th in All-Around Ranking.
English, who turns 24 years old next month, played Congressional for the first time last year and finished T58. He won earlier this month at TPC Southwind and placed T43 last week at Cromwell.
Jim Furyk [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #27
Furyk has missed two of his last four cuts and also missed the cut in the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional. Furyk impressed with two podium finishes and three top-10s at the site from 2007-09, but only managed a T34 last year.
Brendon de Jonge [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #73
Last year at Congressional, de Jonge finished T11 but entered the final round atop the leaderboard after two impressive rounds of play. Over his last six starts de Jonge has managed a pair of finishes inside the top 25 with one missed cut. Currently de Jonge is 20th in total driving and 17th in All-Around Ranking.
Jimmy Walker [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #80
Walker’s streak of consecutive cuts made was halted at 23 earlier this month at TPC Southwind. With two weeks off to recharge, Walker will return to Congressional after climbing to second place after two rounds a year ago. However, Walker would finish T32 following poor play over the weekend.
Bill Haas [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #29
In between three missed cuts in four starts, Haas placed T4 at the Memorial nearly a month ago. He played Congressional from 2007-09 with one missed cut before finishing T23 in the 2011 U.S. Open.
Russell Henley [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #48
Henley is playing this event for the first time, but finished T42 at Congressional in the 2011 U.S. Open as an amateur. He’s currently ninth in both strokes gained – putting and birdie average. Henley is also 16th in total driving and 13th in All-Around Ranking. He’s missed four cuts in his last 10 starts, but also scored two top-10 finishes.
Nick Watney [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #23
Watney recorded three straight top-15s prior to missing each of his last three cuts. He excelled in this event the two years it was held at Aronimink, winning in 2011. Watney also played well last year when the tournament shifted back to Congressional finishing solo 10th.
John Huh [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #88
Huh made his Congressional debut last year with a solid T17 result. Since his T11 at the Masters, Huh has registered three more top-20s over his last seven starts, while falling outside the top 65 four times.
John Senden [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #46
Senden played this event at Congressional from 2007-09, making all three cuts with one top-20 finish. He also played here during the 2011 U.S. Open to a T30 result. Senden is coming off a T15 at Merion, his best finish of the year.
Chappell competed in the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional finishing with a share of third, thanks to matching a Sunday-best round of 66. He recently finished solo second in the Memorial and T32 at Merion. Chappell is currently 15th in total driving and 33rd in All-Around Ranking.