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2023 AT&T Byron Nelson: Power Rankings, Prize Money, Defending Champion and Other Major Details

Published 05/08/2023, 12:21 PM EDT

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The PGA Tour is all set for reaching McKinney, Texas as its next destination for the 2023 AT&T Byron Nelson. Although a lot of fans are excited to watch their favorite golfers at the PGA Championship, Texans would definitely not miss out on witnessing the epic tournament at TPC Craig Ranch.

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Known for hosting a really strong field of players, the tournament gets its name from five-time major champion Byron Nelson. Notably, fans are extremely excited to find out about the biggest names on the field this year. And how much is the total purse for the 2023 rendition of the event?

Power rankings and defending champion


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As a non-elevated event, the AT&T Byron Nelson has a pretty decent field this year. Fans will be able to catch six of the top 30 golfers in the world rankings at the event: Scottie Scheffler, Jordan Spieth, Tom Kim, Tyrrell Hatton, Hideki Matsuyama, and Tom Hoge. However, the fans are definitely going to have a soft corner for Scheffler and Spieth considering they are both Texans. And that also makes it a bigger motivation for both of them to try their best to win.

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However, all these players will be facing a tough fight against K.H. Lee, who has been winning the title for the last two years. Not to forget, Lee is also responsible for keeping the Korean win streak alive following Sung Kang’s 2019 victory. It will be interesting to see if he’ll be able to maintain his winning spree despite the presence of such great players.


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Despite countless expectations of the fans, numerous top players are missing the tournament this year. And it is safe to assume that these players probably need time to focus and prepare for the PGA Championship scheduled only three days after the tournament.

The total purse for the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament

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Other than winning the title, the players find the prize money as a huge motivating factor for putting in all their efforts in their on-course performance. For the 2023 AT&T Byron Nelson, the total purse is set at $9.5 million.


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Are you excited to watch your favorite players play their best shots at the AT&T Byron Nelson event? If yes, who are you rooting for? Let us know in the comments section!

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Joydeep Singh

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Joydeep Singh is a senior golf writer at EssentiallySports, boasting an impressive portfolio of over 1000 articles. Joydeep's expertise spans across various aspects of the sport, specifically his speculations and analysis of the upcoming events on the PGA Tour calendar. One of Joydeep's most notable moments at EssentiallySports was when his article on Tiger Woods' withdrawal from the 2023 Masters garnered an overwhelming response from fans.

Edited By: Abdul Bari Khan