Well, it’s official. The Bahamas will see the best of the best compete in the 2021 Hero World Challenge at the end of the year. Tiger Woods tweeted the news earlier this week along with names of those who will participate.
So excited to welcome these incredible players to the Hero World Challenge. With 15 of the top 20 in the field, I know it’s going to be a great week. https://t.co/3kBLmoMqKA— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) October 18, 2021
The tournament will be held the first weekend in December and will mark the 21st year since its inception.
Champion Golfer of the Year Collin Morikawa makes his debut in the star-studded event which benefits Woods’ TGR Foundation, while Henrik Stenson returns to defend his title among a field that also includes the following: Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele, Justin Thomas, Bryson DeChambeau, Tony Finau, Brooks Koepka, Harris English, Abraham Ancer, Rory McIlroy, Viktor Hovland, Jordan Spieth, Daniel Berger, Tyrrell Hatton, Patrick Reed, Webb Simpson, Scottie Scheffler and Justin Rose.
Of the 20 players in the field, 15 are ranking inside the top 20 of the Official World Golf Ranking. Stenson (2019), Matsuyama (2016) and Spieth (2014) are all previous winners of the Hero, held at Albany now for six years.
Proceeds from the 2021 Hero World Challenge benefit the TGR Foundation, Tavistock Foundation and Bahamas Youth Foundation. Find out more here.
This article originally appeared on Golfweek.