Field in Focus: at the WGC-HSBC Champions

29/10/2013 03:14:00
Field in Focus: at the WGC-HSBC Champions  (EuropeanTour)
Field in Focus: at the WGC-HSBC Champions (EuropeanTour)

europeantour.com takes a closer look at the field taking to Sheshan Golf Club for the second leg of the inaugural Final Series – the WGC-HSBC Champions.

78 players from 21 different countries    
       
43 European Tour winners with 254 European Tour victories between them
       
10 Major Champions who have 18 Major victories between them
 
Keegan Bradley      
Jason Dufner      
Ernie Els       
Martin Kaymer      
Graeme McDowell      
Rory McIlroy      
Phil Mickelson      
Louis Oosthuizen      
Justin Rose      
Bubba Watson      
       
3 of the 2013 Major Champions    
Jason Dufner - US PGA Championship    
Phil Mickelson - The 142nd Open Championship   
Justin Rose - US Open Championship    
       
5 former World Number Ones    
Luke Donald  
Ernie Els    
Martin Kaymer      
Rory McIlroy      
Lee Westwood

6 European Tour Number Ones
Luke Donald (2011)
Martin Kaymer (2010)
Rory McIlroy (2012)
Lee Westwood (2000, 2009)
Ernie Els (2003, 2004)
Justin Rose (2007)   

40 of the top 50 in the OWGR

23 Ryder Cup players with 66 appearances between them  

16 players from The 2012 Ryder Cup (10 from Europe, 6 from USA)

10 WGC winners who have 13 WGC victories between them
  
Keegan Bradley      
Luke Donald      
Ernie Els       
Martin Kaymer      
Phil Mickelson      
Francesco Molinari      
Ian Poulter      
Justin Rose      
Henrik Stenson      
Nick Watney      
       
4 winners of WGC - HSBC Champions    
Phil Mickelson (2009)     
Francesco Molinari (2010)     
Martin Kaymer (2011)     
Ian Poulter (2012)      
       
25 of the 2013 European Tour winners competing   
       
3 of 2013 European Tour multiple winners competing
  
Graeme McDowell   (Volvo World Match Play, Alstom Open de France)   
Phil Mickelson (Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, Open Championship)     
Brett Rumford (Ballantine's Championship, Volvo China Open)

6 players from China