Fowler eyes maiden Wyndham Championship win

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2022 Wyndham Championship

US PGA Tour 

Sedgefield Country Club
Greensboro, North Carolina, USA 
3-7 August 2022 
Rickie Fowler will be confident of winning the Wyndham Championship for the first time when he tees off at the Sedgefield Country Club.  
The American star reached a career-high fourth in the Official World Golf Ranking following his victory in the 2016 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Fowler, who Fowler is a five-time PGA Tour winner with three international wins also to his credit, finished second at the 2018 Masters Tournament. 

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The California native hasn’t won the current season, but he led The 2021 CJ Cup at the Summit after 54 holes and finished tied for third behind champion Rory McIlroy and Collin Morikawa. 
Fowler then finished tied for 21st at the 2022 Wells Fargo Championship and tied for 23rd at the 2022 PGA Championship in May.
The 2010 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year finished tied for 22nd in the 2016 Wyndham Championship for his best finish in two previous Wyndham Championship appearances.
Currently placed 133rd in FedExCup points and 165th in the Official World Golf Rankings, Fowler will be eager to improve his ranking by winning this weekend's Wyndham Championship.
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“Rickie is a fan favourite no matter where he plays,” Wyndham Championship executive director Mark Brazil said. 
“He’s been one of the five most-popular players in the world for the past 10 years or more. And to top that, he’s genuinely one of the nicest guys on Tour. 
"We are really excited about Rickie playing next week," Brazil concluded when talking about the 2008 Ben Hogan Award winner."
Sam Snead is the most decorated golfer in the history of the Wyndham Championship having won eight titles in 1938, 1946, 1949, 1950, 1955, 1956, 1960 and 1965.

Last five Wyndham Championship winners

2017 - Henrik Stenson - Sweden 
2018 - Brandt Snedeker - USA 
2019 - J. T Poston - USA 
2020 - Jim Herman - USA  
2021 - Kevin Kisner - USA 

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Published: 08/03/2022