While nine players are making their debut at this week’s CME Group Tour Championship, there’s still plenty of talk about who didn’t make the field in Naples, Florida.
Throughout the season, players earn points toward the Race to CME Globe, which is used not only to determine the field at Tiburon Golf Club but also to determine what kind of status – if any – players have for the next season.
The top 60 players and ties after The Annika driven by Gainbridge event qualify for the Tour Championship, which features a $7 million purse and $2 million payout to the winner.
Here’s a list of notable names whose seasons have ended early:
Despite holding the 54-hole lead at The Annika last week, Pedersen couldn’t hang on to qualify for the season-ender.
After finishing ninth on the CME points last season and winning her third major title, Chun posted only one top 10 in all of 2023.
It looked like Fassi might make a late charge after a T-8 in Japan, but the mountain proved too much.
Thompson misses the CME for the first time after a shocking first half of 2023. She ended the season with three top-10 finishes, but the positive surge came too late.
An unusually lackluster year for the elder Jutanugarn sister. The normally…