The 18-man box for the impending Hero International Problem is just about finalized and can come with a large number of crimson, white and blue.
Match officers have introduced the primary 16 individuals within the match at Albany within the Bahamas, and the record contains 14 American citizens headlined via match host and reigning Masters champ Tiger Woods.
Becoming a member of Woods within the Bahamas can be seven of the 8 gamers who’ve already routinely certified for the U.S. Presidents Cup crew that he’ll captain the next week: Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele, Webb Simpson, Matt Kuchar and Bryson DeChambeau. The one qualifier who would possibly not be within the box is global No. 1 Brooks Koepka.
The remainder of the sphere used to be stuffed out in line with the Reputable International Golfing Rating and contains a number of gamers who hope to be within the combine for Woods’ 4 captain’s alternatives, which can be introduced Nov. 4: Tony Finau, Patrick Reed, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Kevin Kisner and reigning U.S. Open champ Gary Forest. The one two global individuals are Justin Rose, who has a place of dwelling at Albany, and protecting champ Jon Rahm.
Exemptions for the general two spots within the box can be introduced at a later date. This yr’s match can be performed Dec. 4-7, with the general spherical completing on Saturday to deal with shuttle to Australia for the Presidents Cup.