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The American Express Purse, Prize Money And Field

The American Express Purse, Prize Money And Field

After a two-tournament spell in Hawaii, the PGA Tour moves back to the mainland US and California’s PGA West for The American Express, the first of three consecutive tournaments in the Sunshine State with the West Coast Swing.

Last year, Hudson Swafford won the tournament in extremely tight circumstances. Indeed, nine players were firmly in contention with just three holes remaining before the American’s eagle on the 16th was followed up with a birdie on the 17th to help him close out a two-shot victory.

Hudson Swafford with the trophy after winning the 2022 American Express

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Swafford isn’t eligible to defend his trophy because of his involvement in LIV Golf, meaning the door is open for a new champion in 2023. To say there are some strong contenders would be an understatement. Five of the world’s top 10 play – Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele and Will Zalatoris.


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