Tournament Chairman George Thimsen announced today three-time Major champion Jordan Spieth, two-time WM Phoenix Open champion Hideki Matsuyama, former U.S. Open champion Matthew Fitzpatrick, and World No. 15 Tyrrell Hatton have committed to play in the 2024 WM Phoenix Open presented by Taylor Morrison, which is scheduled to tee off February 5-11 at TPC Scottsdale.
“We’re excited to welcome back our two-time champion, Hideki Matsuyama, and we’re equally excited to bring back these huge names – as they are some of the world’s top players who have had tremendous success at the WM Phoenix Open,” Thimsen said. “We have seen them already combine for two wins and nine Top-10 finishes at TPC Scottsdale, we can’t wait to see how these fan favorites will perform again this year.”
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The Thunderbirds announced today NFL all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith and two-time Olympic gold medalist Carli Lloyd are among the first list of celebrities to commit to play in the popular Annexus Pro-Am at the WM Phoenix Open presented by Taylor Morrison on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course.
“Anticipation is building for the Annexus Pro-Am, a true crowd-pleaser each year. Our hopes are high as we gear up to feature an array of world-class celebrities and athletes,” said 2024 Tournament Chairman George Thimsen. “As we are getting closer to tournament week, we’re thrilled to give you a peek into what the star-studded Pro-Am lineup will look like.”
The WM Phoenix Open presented by Taylor Morrison was honored by the PGA TOUR at the TOUR’s annual Tournament Meetings on December 7. The WM Phoenix Open was named the PGA TOUR “Tournament of the Year,” sharing the designation with the BMW Championship. The TOUR’s annual Phoenix-area stop also received “Best Special Event” honors for its “Concert in the Coliseum” as well as “Best Title Sponsor Integration” for the event’s unparalleled sustainability initiatives.
This is the first time since the 2018-19 season the PGA TOUR has presented a complete roster of tournament awards, due to challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
“On behalf of the PGA TOUR, I am thrilled to congratulate the WM Phoenix Open on being recognized with multiple ‘Best Of’ awards for the 2022-23 PGA TOUR Season,” said PGA TOUR Chief Competitions Officer Tyler Dennis. “After several years of challenges related to the pandemic and its impacts on event operations, I’m pleased we are able to once again celebrate the incredible work all PGA TOUR tournaments have accomplished to elevate the experience for players and fans. Our award winners should be extremely proud to be recognized as top among their peers on TOUR.”
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