Big time players confirmed for 2015 RBC Canadian Open

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Bubba Watson is the latest to confirm that he will be a part of the field for the 2015 RBC Canadian Open, being held at Glen Abbey Golf Club from July 20-26.  The combination of Team RBC ambassadors and including top Canadian players such as Graham DeLaet, David Hearn, Adam Hadwin and Canadian Golf Hall of Famer Mike Weir will contribute to an exciting field for Canada’s National Open Championship.  Click below for a complete list of notable players confirmed for the tournament.

“The quality and depth of talent on today’s PGA TOUR has never been stronger and we’re thrilled to welcome World No. 3 Bubba Watson, World No. 5 Jim Furyk and World No. 8 Jason Day among our 14 in-year winners confirmed for this year’s RBC Canadian Open,” said RBC Canadian Open Tournament Director Brent McLaughlin. “Along with Canadian and international Team RBC athletes, our field is coming together and no doubt, golf fans will be treated to a world-class showcase at Glen Abbey.”

Bubba Watson
• Eight-time PGA TOUR winner including the 2015 Travelers Championship
• Two-time Masters champion (2014 & 2012)
• Currently ranked No. 3 in the world and No. 3 in the FedEx Cup standings

Jim Furyk
• 17-time PGA TOUR winner
• Two-time RBC Canadian Open champion (2006 & 2007)
• Currently ranked No. 5 in the world and No. 23 in the FedEx Cup standings

Jason Day
• Three-time PGA TOUR winner
• Currently ranked No. 8 in the world and No. 13 in the FedEx Cup standings

J.B. Holmes
• Four-time PGA TOUR winner, including the 2015 Shell Houston Open
• Currently ranked No. 13 in the world and No. 9 in the FedEx Cup standings

Matt Kuchar
• Seven-time PGA TOUR winner
• Currently ranked No. 16 in the world and No. 27 in the FedEx Cup standings

Chris Kirk
• Four-time PGA TOUR winner, including the 2015 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
• Currently ranked No. 17 in the world and No. 19 in the FedEx Cup standings

Brooks Koepka
• 2015 PGA TOUR winner of the Waste Management Phoenix Open
• Currently ranked No. 22 in the world and No. 18 in the FedEx Cup standings

Brandt Snedeker
• Seven-time PGA TOUR & 2012 FedEx Cup winner
• 2013 RBC Canadian Open champion
• Currently ranked No. 26 in the world and No. 6 in the FedEx Cup standings

Ryan Palmer
• Three-time PGA TOUR winner
• Currently ranked No. 30 in the world and No. 45 in the FedEx Cup Standings

Hunter Mahan
• Six-time PGA TOUR winner
• Withdrew from the 2013 RBC Canadian with the 36-hole lead to be with his wife for the birth of their daughter
• Currently ranked No. 40 in the world and No. 67 in the FedEx Cup standings

Marc Leishman
• Currently ranked No. 57 in the world and No. 75 in the FedEx Cup standings

Charley Hoffman
• Three-time PGA TOUR winner, including the 2014 OHL Classic at Mayakoba
• Currently ranked No. 44 in the world and No. 78 in the FedEx Cup standings

Graeme McDowell
• Two-time PGA TOUR winner
• 2010 U.S. Open champion
• Currently ranked No. 48 in the World and No. 152 in the FedEx Cup Standings

Matt Every
• Two-time PGA TOUR winner, including the 2015 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard
• Currently ranked No. 55 in the world and No. 51 in the FedEx Cup standings

Luke Donald
• Five-time PGA TOUR winner
• Currently ranked No. 65 in the world and No. 122 in the FedEx Cup Standings

Ernie Els
• 19-time PGA TOUR winner
• Four-time major winner (1994 & 1997 U.S. Open; 2002 & 2012 Open Championship)
• Member of the World Golf Hall of Fame
• Currently ranked No. 107 in the world and No. 172 in the FedEx Cup standings

Graham DeLaet
• Currently the top-ranked Canadian on the World Golf Rankings (No. 78)
• Currently ranked No. 83 in the FedEx Cup standings
• Competing in his 6th RBC Canadian Open

David Hearn
• Currently ranked No. 177 in the world and No. 88 in the FedEx Cup standings
• Competing in his 13th RBC Canadian Open

Adam Hadwin
• PGA TOUR Rookie
• Topped the 2013-14 Web.com money list
• Currently ranked No. 174 in the world and No. 114 in the FedEx Cup standings
• Competing in his 6th RBC Canadian Open (finished T4 in 2011)

Nick Taylor
• PGA TOUR Rookie
• 2014 Sanderson Farms Championship champion (first Canadian to win on PGA TOUR in six years)
• Former World No. 1 Amateur
• Competing in his 3rd RBC Canadian Open

Mike Weir
• Eight-time PGA TOUR winner
• 2003 Masters champion
• Inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 2009
• Competing in his 25th RBC Canadian Open

Retief Goosen
• Seven-time PGA TOUR winner
• Two-time U.S. Open winner (2004 & 2001)

Lucas Glover
• Three-time PGA TOUR winner
• Winner of the 2009 U.S. Open

Stewart Cink
• Six-time PGA TOUR winner
• Winner of the 2009 Open Championship

Justin Leonard
• 12-time PGA TOUR winner
• Winner of the 1997 Open Championship and 1998 Players Championship

Stuart Appleby
• Nine-time PGA TOUR winner

Rory Sabbatini
• Six-time PGA TOUR winner

Additional player and tournament announcements will be made in the coming weeks. The final field for the 2015 RBC Canadian Open will be released on Friday, July 17, 2015 after 5 p.m. ET.

 

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