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Field Update World No. 13 Collin Morikawa Latest Top-Ranked Player in the Field

Currently 19 of the Top 25 Coming to Charlotte

Charlotte, NC, April 25, 2023Collin Morikawa, winner of two major championships and a member of the victorious U.S Presidents Cup team here last fall, committed to compete in the Wells Fargo Championship as the PGA TOUR returns to Charlotte and Quail Hollow Club, May 1-7.

This will be the first career start in the Wells Fargo Championship for the 26-year-old.

Morikawa has won five times on the PGA TOUR, including the 2020 PGA Championship and the 2021 Open Championship. He started his TOUR career with 22 consecutive cuts made, the second-best start of a career only to Tiger Woods, who had 25.

The California native has five top ten finishes so far this year, including a T10 at the Masters Tournament a few weeks ago.

With his commitment, there are currently 19 of the top 25 players in the world scheduled to compete in the 20th Wells Fargo Championship next week.

They include Rory McIlroy (No. 3), Patrick Cantlay (No. 4), Xander Schauffele (No. 5), Matt Fitzpatrick (No. 6), Max Homa (No. 7), Viktor Hovland (No. 11), Sam Burns (No. 12), Morikawa (No. 13), Justin Thomas (No. 14), Cameron Young (No. 15), Tony Finau (No 16), Sungjae Im (No. 17), Tyrrell Hatton (No. 18), Tom Kim (No. 19), Kurt Kitayama (No. 20), Hideki Matsuyama (No 21), Shane Lowry (No 23), Sahith Theegala (No. 24), Tommy Fleetwood (No. 25).

Players have until 5:00 p.m. Eastern on April 29 to commit to the 156-player field and can withdraw from the tournament at any time.

The Wells Fargo Championship is partnering with Ticketmaster to streamline the ticket purchase process for fans. To purchase tickets, please visit wellsfargochampionship.com/tickets. Children ages 15 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.

The tournament, on behalf of Champions for Education, has distributed over $27 million and raised awareness for numerous charitable foundations in the Charlotte area. For more information about the Wells Fargo Championship, please visit www.wellsfargochampionship.com or call 704-554-8101.

About the Wells Fargo Championship

The Wells Fargo Championship is one of the largest, most prestigious sporting events in the North Carolina region with an economic impact estimated to be around $75 million each year. The tournament’s charitable arm Champions for Education has donated over $27 million to local and regional charities since 2003. The 2023 tournament will be held May 1-7 at Quail Hollow Club. The tournament’s list of champions include David Toms, Joey Sindelar, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk, Tiger Woods, Anthony Kim, Sean O’Hair, Rory McIlroy (3), Lucas Glover, Rickie Fowler, Derek Ernst, J.B. Holmes, James Hahn, Brian Harman, Jason Day and Max Homa (2). The Wells Fargo Championship received the “Players Choice” Award in 2019, before the initiative was dropped by the TOUR, for the “Best in Class”, as voted on by the players. The tournament has twice won Overall Tournament of the Year and has been among the top-five in this category each year during the time the recognitions were awarded.