Dallas resident Anthony Kim, a member of the victorious 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup team, joins Fort Worth resident Rory Sabbatini on the list of golfers who have made recent commitments to play in the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, May 25-31 in Fort Worth.
Sabbatini, the 2007 Colonial champ, tied for second in Sunday's Zurich Classic of New Orleans. The latest commitment list, updated today by tournament officials, includes 44 of the top 50 players in this week's FedEx Cup standings, as well as 11 of 12 members of the 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup team.
Below is a list of players who have committed to compete in the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, May 25-31 in Fort Worth. Commitments are not official until May 22:
Fulton Allem, Tommy Armour III, Briny Baird, Ian Baker-Finch, Cameron Beckman, Matt Bettencourt, Michael Bradley, Olin Browne, Bart Bryant, Chad Campbell, Paul Casey, Stewart Cink, Tim Clark, Keith Clearwater, Ben Crane, Chris DiMarco, Luke Donald, Ken Duke, Bob Estes, Steve Flesch, Jim Furyk, Brian Gay, Lucas Glover, Matthew Goggin, Paul Goydos, Todd Hamilton, Dudley Hart, J.P. Hayes, J.J. Henry, Tim Herron, Charley Hoffman, J.B. Holmes, Ryuji Imada, Dustin Johnson, Richard S. Johnson, Zach Johnson, Jerry Kelly, Anthony Kim, Jeff Klauk, Greg Kraft, Matt Kuchar, Danny Lee (a), Justin Leonard, Peter Lonard, Davis Love III, Steve Lowery, Will MacKenzie, Hunter Mahan, Steve Marino, Billy Mayfair, Parker McLachlin, George McNeill, Rocco Mediate, John Merrick, Phil Mickelson, Kevin Na, Sean O’Hair, Nick O’Hern, Ryan Palmer, Rod Pampling, Corey Pavin, Pat Perez, Tom Pernice Jr., Kenny Perry, Carl Pettersson, Scott Piercy, Ian Poulter, Brett Quigley, Jeff Quinney, Chez Reavie, John Rollins, Rory Sabbatini, John Senden, Webb Simpson, Heath Slocum, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Streelman, Steve Stricker, Kevin Sutherland, Nicholas Thompson, David Toms, D.J. Trahan, Marc Turnesa, Scott Verplank, Johnson Wagner, Boo Weekley, Mike Weir, Charlie Wi, Dean Wilson, Mark Wilson, Y.E. Yang.
_ (a) denotes amateur.
_ Jimmy Burch