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2021 PGA Championship field: Every golfer set to tee up this year at Kiawah Island

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15 former champions, including 2020 winner Collin Morikawa, headline 103rd PGA this week at Kiawah Island's Ocean Course

The entry list for this week’s 103rd PGA Championship was finalized Sunday with the addition of Kyoung-Hoon Lee, who won the AT&T Byron Nelson to earn the final spot. Fifteen former champions will headline the field when play begins Thursday at Kiawah Island (S.C.) Resort’s Ocean Course.

The 154-man field includes defending champion Collin Morikawa of the U.S., plus 14 other past champions: Rich Beem (2002), Keegan Bradley (2011), Jason Day (2015), John Daly (1991), Jason Dufner (2013), Padraig Harrington (2008) Martin Kaymer (2010), Brooks Koepka (2018, 2019), Rory McIlroy (2012, 2014) Shaun Micheel (2003), Phil Mickelson (2005), Justin Thomas (2017), Jimmy Walker (2016) and Y.E. Yang (2009).

Fiji's Vijay Singh, who won PGA titles in 1998 and 2004, withdrew on Monday, citing a bothersome back. He was replaced in the field by American Wyndham Clark, the first alternate.

Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA winner, continues to recuperate at his home in Jupiter, Fla., from the effects of his single-vehicle rollover crash Feb. 23 in suburban Los Angeles. Winners of PGA Tour co-sponsored or -approved tournaments from the 2020 Wyndham Championship through the AT&T Byron Nelson were eligible to compete, the PGA of America said.

The top-15 finishers and ties from the 2020 PGA Championship at Harding Park in San Francisco automatically qualified for 2021.

Omar Uresti, winner of the 2021 PGA Professional Championship, will lead the 20 qualifiers from the club professionals’ national event to Kiawah.

Among some of the top storylines:

– American Jordan Spieth needs only the Wanamaker Trophy to complete the career Grand Slam. With a victory, he would become only the sixth golfer in history to win golf's four major championships, joining Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

– Dustin Johnson, the world's top-ranked golfer, returns to his native South Carolina in search of his third major title.

– Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, a two-time PGA champion, revisits Kiawah Island's Ocean Course, the site of his 2012 victory.

Here is the list of entrants to the PGA Championship, including their places of residence (* indicates past champions; cp denotes club professionals):

Byeong Hun An (South Korea)
Abraham Ancer (Mexico)
Danny Balin (White Plains, N.Y.) – cp
Peter Ballo (Stamford, Conn.) – cp
Alex Beach (Stillwater, Minn.) – cp
* Rich Beem (Austin, Texas)
Frank Bensel Jr. (Jupiter, Fla.) – cp
Daniel Berger (Jupiter, Fla.)
Christiaan Bezuidenhout (South Africa)
* Keegan Bradley (Woodstock, Vt.)
Sam Burns (Shreveport, La.)
Patrick Cantlay (Jupiter, Fla.)
Paul Casey (England)
John Catlin (Gold River, Calif.)
Cameron Champ (Sacramento, Calif.)
Stewart Cink (Duluth, Ga.)
Wyndham Clark (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
George Coetzee (South Africa)
Tyler Collet (Vero Beach, Fla.) – cp
Corey Conners (Canada)
Benny Cook (Caledonia, Mich.) – cp
Joel Dahmen (Clarkston, Wash.)
* John Daly (Dardanelle, Ark.)
Cameron Davis (Australia)
* Jason Day (Australia)
Bryson DeChambeau (Clovis, Calif.)
Thomas Detry (Belgium)
* Jason Dufner (Auburn, Ala.)
Harris English (Sea Island, Ga.)
Tony Finau (Lehi, Utah)
Matt Fitzpatrick (England)
Tommy Fleetwood (England)
Rickie Fowler (Murrieta, Calif.)
Dylan Frittelli, (South Africa)
Sergio Garcia (Spain)
Brian Gay (Windermere, Fla.)
Mark Geddes (England) – cp
Taylor Gooch (Edmond, Okla.)
Branden Grace (South Africa)
Lanto Griffin (Jacksonville Beach, Fla.)
Larkin Gross (Center Cross, Va.) – cp
Adam Hadwin (Canada)
* Padraig Harrington (Ireland)
Tyrrell Hatton (England)
Russell Henley (Columbus, Ga.)
Lucas Herbert (Australia)
Jim Herman (Palm City, Fla.)
Garrick Higgo (South Africa)
Harry Higgs (Dallas)
Charley Hoffman (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.)
Tom Hoge (Fargo, N.D.)
Rasmus Hojgaard (Denmark)
Derek Holmes (Anoka, Minn.) – cp
Max Homa (Valencia, Calif.)
Billy Horschel (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.)
Sam Horsfield (England)
Rikuya Hoshino (Japan)
Viktor Hovland (Norway)
Mackenzie Hughes (Canada)
Sungjae Im (South Korea)
Jazz Janewattananond (Thailand)
Dustin Johnson (North Palm Beach, Fla.)
Zach Johnson (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
Matt Jones (Australia)
Takumi Kanaya (Japan)
* Martin Kaymer (Germany)
Chan Kim (Gilbert, Ariz.)
Si Woo Kim (South Korea)
Chris Kirk (Athens, Ga.)
Kevin Kisner (Aiken, S.C.)
Kurt Kitayama (Chico, Calif.)
Greg Koch (Orlando, Fla.) – cp
* Brooks Koepka (West Palm Beach, Fla.)
Jason Kokrak (Hudson, Ohio)
Matt Kuchar (Sea Island, Ga.)
Rob Labritz (Pound Ridge, N.Y.) – cp
Martin Laird (Scotland)
Kyoung-Hoon Lee (South Korea)
Marc Leishman (Australia)
Tom Lewis (England)
Adam Long (St. Louis)
Shane Lowry (Ireland)
Robert MacIntyre (Scotland)
Peter Malnati (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Brad Marek (Berkeley, Calif.) – cp
Hideki Matsuyama (Japan)
Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.)
* Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland)
Maverick McNealy (Las Vegas)
* Shaun Micheel (Memphis, Tenn.)
* Phil Mickelson (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.)
Francesco Molinari (Italy)
* Collin Morikawa (La Canada, Calif.)
Sebastian Munoz (Colombia)
Kevin Na (Las Vegas)
Joaquin Niemann (Chile)
Alex Noren (Sweden)
Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa)
Carlos Ortiz (Mexico)
Ryan Palmer (Colleyville, Texas)
Tim Pearce (Birmingham, Mich.) – cp
Victor Perez (France)
Thomas Pieters (Belgium)
Ben Polland (Jackson Hole, Wyo.) – cp
J.T. Poston (Sea Island, Ga.)
Ian Poulter (England)
Patrick Rada (Jupiter, Fla.) – cp
Jon Rahm (Spain)
Aaron Rai (England)
Chez Reavie (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Patrick Reed (Houston)
Justin Rose (England)
Antoine Rozner (France)
Kalle Samooja (Finland)
Xander Schauffele (San Diego)
Scottie Scheffler (Dallas)
Charl Schwartzel (South Africa)
Adam Scott (Australia)
Jason Scrivener (Australia)
Jordan Spieth (Dallas)
Webb Simpson (Charlotte, N.C.)
Sonny Skinner (Sylvester, Ga.) – cp
Cameron Smith (Australia)
Stuart Smith (Reno, Nev.) – cp
Jordan Spieth (Dallas)
Brendan Steele (Idyllwild, Calif.)
Henrik Stenson (Sweden)
Brandon Stone (South Africa)
Robert Streb (Lake Quivera, Kan.)
Kevin Streelman (Wheaton, Ill.)
Steve Stricker (Madison, Wis.)
Andy Sullivan (England)
Joe Summerhays (Syracuse, Utah) – cp
Hudson Swafford (Sea Island, Ga.)
* Justin Thomas (Louisville, Ky.)
Brendon Todd (Athens, Ga.)
Cameron Tringale (Laguna Niguel, Calif.)
Omar Uresti (Austin, Texas) – cp
Sami Välimäki (Finland)
Erik van Rooyen (South Africa)
Daniel Van Tonder (South Africa)
Harold Varner III (Gastonia, N.C.)
Brett Walker (Ukiah, Calif.) – cp
* Jimmy Walker (San Antonio)
Matt Wallace (England)
Bubba Watson (Bagdad, Fla.)
Richy Werenski (West Palm Beach, Fla.)
Lee Westwood (England)
Bernd Wiesberger (Austria)
Danny Willett (England)
Aaron Wise (Jupiter, Fla.)
Gary Woodland (Topeka, Kan.)
* Y.E. Yang (Dallas)
Will Zalatoris (Dallas)

Alternates (listed in priority order)
Wyndham Clark (Denver)
Brandon Hagy (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
C.T. Pan (Taiwan)
Lucas Glover (Jupiter, Fla.)
Henrik Norlander (Sweden)
Patton Kizzire (Sea Island, Ga.)
Keith Mitchell (Sea Island, Ga.)
Matthew NeSmith (Aiken, S.C.)

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