FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The PGA TOUR players who are eligible and committed to compete in the 2014 Hotel Fitness Championship (Aug. 25-31) at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne have been determined. The following players finished 126-200 on the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup points list and have committed to play in Indiana’s biggest golf tournament this year:
J.J. Henry (128) Josh Teater (148) Y.E. Yang (167) D.H. Lee (193)
Heath Slocum (129) Charlie Wi (149) Steve Marino (169) Ryuji Imada (195)
Ben Curtis (131) Johnson Wagner (150) Jamie Lovemark (172) Doug LaBelle II (200)
Greg Chalmers (132) Brad Fritsch (150) Kevin Tway (177) Jason Allred
David Lingmerth (134) Chad Campbell (152) Peter Malnati (178) Branden Grace
Roberto Castro (135) Wes Roach (153) John Peterson (179) Scott Hend
Jonathan Byrd (136) James Driscoll (155) Dicky Pride (180) John Mallinger
Andrew Loupe (137) Tommy Gainey (156) Tim Herron (181) Patrick Rodgers
Richard H. Lee (138) Kyle Stanley (158) Jim Herman (182) Richard Sterne
Will Wilcox (142) Chad Collins (159) Eric Axley (184) Harrison Frazar (medical)
Bud Cauley (143) Sean O’Hair (163) Bronson La’Cassie (186) Dudley Hart (medical)
Tyrone Van Aswegen (144) Spencer Levin (163) Scott Gardiner (187) Brandt Jobe (medical)
Trevor Immelman (145) John Rollins (164) Miguel Angel Carballo (189) Tag Ridings (medical)
Hudson Swafford (146) Troy Matteson (165) Tim Petrovic (192)
Note: The number in parentheses is the player’s final FedExCup points position at the end of the PGA TOUR regular season. Players without a FedExCup ranking are either non-members who earned enough points to place them among 126-200 on the FedExCup points list at the end of the regular season or have special medical exemptions.
In addition, the top-75 money winners on the Web.com Tour at the conclusion of this week’s WinCo Foods Portland Open on Sunday are eligible to play in the Hotel Fitness Championship, one of four Web.com Tour Finals events for 2014 where 25 players have the opportunity to earn cards for the 2014-15 PGA TOUR season and their positions under the TOUR’s enhanced qualifying system. The first 25 cards will be presented to the leading money winners this Sunday following the WinCo Foods Portland Open. The complete Hotel Fitness Championship field will be finalized after play on Sunday.
“Spectators are going to see great names in golf compete next week, and it’s going to be exciting to watch these PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour players battle it out for their chance at a PGA TOUR card for the 2014-15 season,” said Duke Butler IV, tournament director, on behalf of the WGA.
For more information about the Hotel Fitness Championship or tickets, visit http://www.hotelfitnesschampionship.com.