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LIV Golf: Meet the players — the field is set for Portland showdown

The dust has settled on Centurion and the LIV Golf tour makes its way stateside this week as the top players including Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Lee Westwood, Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed et al tee off in Portland, Oregon, at Pumpkin Ridge on Thursday.

Watch: All the action live from Portland

LIV Golf confirmed the final three spots in the 48-man field on Monday night, with rising American star Matthew Wolff joining the ranks, along with World No. 2 amateur Eugenio Chacarra and Mexican favourite Carlos Ortiz . All three will make their LIV Golf debuts this week, where they will contend for $25 million in prize money.


LIV Golf Invitational Series

The field for the LIV Golf Invitational Portland

Abraham Ancer, MEX, Rank: 20, Three professional wins
Richard Bland, ENG, 69, Two career wins
Itthipat Buranatanyarat, THA, 607, Three wins on the Asian Development Tour
Laurie Canter, ENG, 122, One professional win
Eugenio Chacarra, ESP, 1,084, World No. 2 amateur

Bryson DeChambeau. David Cannon

Bryson DeChambeau, USA, 30, Major champion; 10 professional wins
Hennie Du Plessis, RSA, 134, Three professional wins; runner-up at LIV Golf Invitational London
Sergio Garcia, ESP, 59, Major champion; 36 career victories
Talor Gooch, USA, 39 Two professional wins
Branden Grace, RSA, 125, 14 professional wins
Justin Harding, RSA, 114, 11 professional wins
Sam Horsfield, ENG, 77, Three professional wins
Yuki Inamori, JPN, 106, Four professional wins

Dustin Johnson. David Cannon/R&A

Dustin Johnson, USA, 16, Former World No. 1; Two-time major champion
Matt Jones, AUS, 72, Four professional wins
Sadom Kaewkanjana, THA, 119, Former Asian Tour Order of Merit leader (2 wins)
Martin Kaymer, GER, 224, Former World No. 1; Two-time major champion
Phachara Khongwatmai, THA, 136, Youngest player to win pro event (2013)
Sihwan Kim, USA, 137, Two Asian Tour wins
Ryosuke Kinoshita, JPN, 91, Three professional wins
Brooks Koepka, USA, 19, Former World No. 1; Four-time major champion
Chase Koepka, USA, 1,607, Six professional top-10 finishes
Jinichiro Kozuma, JPN, 109, Two professional wins
Graeme McDowell, NIR, 372, Major champion; 16 victories

Phil Mickelson. Patrick Smith

Phil Mickelson, USA, 83, six-time major champion; World Golf Hall of Fame
Jediah Morgan, AUS, 251, 2021-22 PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit
Kevin Na, USA, 34, Nine professional victories
Shaun Norris, RSA, 76, 12 professional wins
Louis Oosthuizen, RSA, 23, Major champion; 20 professional wins
Wade Ormsby, AUS, 285, Four professional wins
Carlos Ortiz, MEX, 119, Four professional wins
Adrian Otaegui, ESP, 169, Three professional wins
Pat Perez, USA, 170, Four professional wins; 74 top-10 finishes
Turk Pettit, USA, 615, 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Champion
James Piot, USA, 1,785, 2021 US Amateur Champion

Ian Poulter. Ross Kinnaird

Ian Poulter, ENG, 98, 19 professional victories; former World No. 5
Patrick Reed, USA, 38, Major champion; Nine professional wins
Charl Schwartzel, RSA, 123, Major champion; LIV Golf Invitational London winner
Travis Smyth, AUS, 405, International Series Order of Merit Qualifier
Ian Snyman, RSA, 379, International Series Order of Merit Qualifier
Hudson Swafford, USA, 96, Four professional wins; 12 top 10 finishes
Hideto Tanihara, JPN, 183, 16 professional victories
Peter Uihlein, USA, 329, Former No. 1 Amateur; Four professional wins
Scott Vincent, ZIM, 92, Four professional wins

Lee Westwood. Getty Images

Lee Westwood. Getty Images

Lee Westwood, ENG, 85, Former World No. 1; 44 professional wins
Bernd Wiesberger, AUT, 97, 13 professional victories
Blake Windred, AUS, 269, Earned first professional win in 2021
Matthew Wolff, USA, 77, One professional win and seven top-10 finishes

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