AT&T Byron Nelson Announces 2018 Final Field for Inaugural Year at Trinity Forest Golf Club

by Dan M | Posted on Saturday, May 12th, 2018

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AT&T Byron Nelson Announces 2018 Final Field for Inaugural Year at Trinity Forest Golf Club

Dallas, Texas,  The final field is set for the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson, which will celebrate its 50th Anniversary May 16-20 at its new home in Dallas, Trinity Forest Golf Club. Amongst the 156 players vying for the $7.7 million purse, the $1,386,000 first-place check and 500 FedExCup points are world #4 and Dallas-native Jordan Speith, Hideki Matsuyama (#9), Sergio Garcia (#13), Marc Leishman (#16), and Matt Kuchar (#21).

2017 champion Billy Horschel will return to defend his title alongside past champions Sang Moon Bae, Steven Bowditch, Brendon Todd, Rory Sabbatini, Adam Scott, and Ernie Els.

Branden Grace, Graeme McDowell, Jimmy Walker, Bill Haas, Charles Howell II, Ryan Palmer, Brandt Snedeker, and Steve Stricker, and will also join the strong field.

Tournament sponsor’s exemptions include 2014 U. S. Junior Amateur Champion Will Zalatoris, who turned pro in December, passing up his final semester at Wake Forest University; reigning U.S. Junior Amateur Champion Noah Goodwin; and Joaquin Niemann, who finished sixth in his PGA TOUR debut two weeks ago at the Valero Texas Open.

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