Two-time Farmers Insurance Open winner Jason Day is one of those officially committed to the PGA Tour event that begins Wednesday at Torrey Pines.
Day, who won the Farmers in 2015 and 2018, looks set to make a run at a third championship at Torrey. He was three strokes off the lead in the middle of the event at American Express in La Quinta.
Aso will join a field that includes five of the top 10 golfers in the world. No. 4 Jon Rahm, the 2017 Farmers champion and winner of the 2021 US Open at Torrey Pines, leads the way, followed by local favorite Xander Schauffele (No. 6 ), Will Zalatoris (No. 7), Justin Thomas (No. 8). ) and Collin Morikawa (No. 9).
Luke List, the Farmers champion, is a former winner in the field, along with Day, Rahm, Justin Rose (2019), Scott Stallings (2014) and Nick Watney (2009).
The field includes three other players in the top 25 – Tony Finau (No. 12), Max Homa (No. 16) and Hideki Matsuyama (No. 21) as well as the great Rickie Fowler then enjoyed it with countrymen Charley Hoffman and JJ Spaun.
Schauffele returned this week to American Express after missing two weeks while undergoing treatment for a back condition. The Scripps Ranch High and San Diego State graduate opened with a 7-under 65 and followed with a 68, good for a tie for ninth place with two rounds remaining.
For the second year the farmers will follow the Wednesday and Saturday schedule, and it will be the only tournament of four. ends on Saturday. Torrey’s North and South tournaments play golf in the first two rounds. The last two rounds are held in the South.
There are still six spots available in the 156-man field. They will be filled by four players from Monday’s opener and two more left outs.
Grounds tickets for the first two rounds of the Farmers are $80 per day for the first two rounds and $90 per day for the last two rounds.
More information is available online at farmersinsuranceopen.com.