Number of the world’s top 10-ranked players who will be competing in the Sentry Tournament of Champions, which begins today at Kapalua Resort’s Plantation Course in Maui, Hawaii (tee times). Among the top-ranked players, only Justin Rose, who is No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, will not be competing in the 34-man field of PGA Tour winners from 2018. The other no-shows among Tour winners in 2018: Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.
Number of consecutive years that the Sentry Tournament of Champions will have been played at Kapalua Resort’s Plantation Course when the PGA Tour’s winners-only event begins today in Maui, Hawaii. The tournament dates to 1953. Other sites: Desert Inn Country Club in Las Vegas (1953-66), Stardust Country Club in Las Vegas (1967-68) and La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, Calif. (1969-1998).