Officials at the HP Byron Nelson Championship announced today that Matt Kuchar, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel have joined the field for their PGA Tour event, May 13-19 in Irving. The trio of additions means five of the top 20 players in the world golf rankings, including past champions Jason Dufner (2012) and Keegan Bradley (2011), have committed to play at the Nelson.
Other past champions on the Nelson commitment list include Jason Day, Vijay Singh and Scott Verplank. Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion and No. 7 player in the world rankings, is the top-ranked player in the Nelson field.
_ Jimmy Burch