Irving, Texas, May 13, 2016 – Seven of the top 20 players in the world, including Dallas native and world #2 Jordan Spieth, will lead the field at the AT&T Byron Nelson, set for May 16-22 at TPC Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. The field of 156 players will vie for the $7.3 million purse, the $1,314,000 first-place check and 500 FedExCup points.
Zach Johnson (#18) joins other world-ranked players, including Dustin Johnson (#8), Louis Oosthuizen (#13), Sergio Garcia (#15), Brandt Snedeker (#16) and Brooks Koepka (#20) at this year’s tournament.
The final field also includes fan favorites Ian Poulter, Jimmy Walker and Harris English who will tee off next week alongside Ernie Els (2002 & 2012 British Open, 1994 and 1997 U.S. Open, and 1995 AT&T Byron Nelson Champ), Vijay Singh (1998 and 2004 PGA Championship, 2000 Masters winner, and 2003 AT&T Byron Nelson champ) and Angel Cabrera (2009 Masters and 2007 U.S. Open champion).
Former Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Award winner Bobby Wyatt was awarded a sponsor exemption, joining Bryson DeChambeau, Will Zalatoris and Alex Moon in this year’s lineup.
For the complete field list, click here.
Outside the ropes, the AT&T Byron Nelson will have something for all ages – from live concerts in the Pavilion to kid-friendly activities throughout the week. Highlights include:
- Free Youth Clinic, presented by Under Armour and hosted by Jordan Spieth | 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 17 | TPC Four Seasons Practice Facilities
The Youth Clinic, presented by Under Armour and hosted by Jordan Spieth, is a free event, open to the public and specially designed to provide great family fun. The crowd will be entertained with trick golf shots, tips and long drives, as well as free treats and prizes.
- Pavilion After Dark Series | After Play, Thursday, May 19 – Sunday May, 22 | Champions Way
The Pavilion is the hottest social spot in town in May, both during and after play. Free concerts will be provided nightly starting on Friday and ending Sunday after play. This year’s artists are DJ S.O.U.L. Jah, Texas singer-songwriter Hudson Moore, the Limelight Band and Grammy-nominated, platinum selling recording artist David Nail.
- AT&T Digital Clubhouse | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 19 – Sunday, May 22 | Behind #1 Green
The tournament’s title sponsor, AT&T, invites fans to demo the latest AT&T products and services, take the “It Can Wait” pledge and interact with AT&T’s digital wall featuring a mix of golf and social elements.
- KidsZone Presented by Baylor Emergency Medical Centers | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 19 – Sunday, May 22 | Fairway of Hole No. 1
Kids 13 and younger can enjoy bounce houses, arts and crafts, putt-putt and more in this air-conditioned, family-friendly oasis.
- Free Admission and Autograph Zone for Kids
Children ages 17 and younger receive free admission to the tournament throughout the week. They also have access to the Autograph Zone, where they can get autographs from their favorite PGA TOUR pros.
- Military Appreciation at the AT&T Byron Nelson
Two complimentary tickets are available for all active, reserved or retired military personnel Thursday through Sunday of the AT&T Byron Nelson. Military personnel are invited to gather, meet, exchange stories, relax and watch the tournament on the 18th green at the Patriots’ Outpost presented by Seal Legacy Foundation.
- PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge
Help raise money for the tournament’s nonprofit, Momentous Institute, by voting in the PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge, presented by Myrbetriq. Simply cast one vote for your favorite AT&T Byron Nelson volunteer — each vote counts as a $1 donation to Momentous Institute.
The AT&T Byron Nelson will be held May 16-22, 2016 at the TPC Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas in Las Colinas. Tickets are available here.