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Three-Time Champion Rory McIlroy Commits to Wells Fargo Championship

PGA TOUR Comes to Charlotte May 6-12

Charlotte, NC, March 30, 2023— Rory McIlroy, the No. 2 ranked player in the world, committed today to compete in the Wells Fargo Championship as the PGA TOUR comes to Charlotte May 6-12 at Quail Hollow Club.

McIlroy won the first of his 24 PGA TOUR career titles in 2010 at the Wells Fargo Championship, won again in 2015 in record fashion and picked up his third win in 2021. Since that win, he has won four more times, including his third FedExCup title in 2022.

McIlroy and Max Homa (2019, 2022) are the only multiple champions of the Wells Fargo Championship.

McIlroy is one of four past champions currently in the field that includes defending champion Wyndham Clark, Brian Harman (2017), Lucas Glover (2011), and Rickie Fowler (2012).

Nine of the tournament’s 17 champions have earned major championship titles and four champions have held the No.1 spot on the Official World Golf Rankings since the tournament’s inception in 2003.

As a Signature Event on this year’s TOUR schedule, the Wells Fargo Championship will also feature a no-cut format for the 72-hole stroke-play competition.

Here are the player eligibility requirements (eligible players are not required to compete):

  • Top 50 from the previous season’s FedExCup standings.
  • Top 10 Available from current FedExCup standings and not already in the field (Aon Next 10).
  • Top Five Available from the FedExCup standings during the schedule swing (Corales Puntacana Championship, Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Byron Nelson) leading up to the Wells Fargo Championship (Aon Swing 5).
  • Current-year tournament winners and PGA TOUR members in the top 30 of the Official World Rankings, who are not already in the field.
  • Four sponsor exemptions who are PGA TOUR members.

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 also has a Military Ticket program. Verified members of the military will receive two tickets to any day of the tournament at no cost. Up to four additional tickets can be purchased at a reduced price. Military members and one guest will also be allowed admittance to the Patriots Outpost located on the 15th tee.

The tournament, on behalf of Champions for Education, has distributed over $30 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.