A glance at the 2014 Quicken Loans National Golf Field
• 11 of the top 30 in the FedExCup standings including No. 6 Jordan Spieth.
• Eight of the top 30 in the Official World Golf Ranking, including No. 4 ranked Tiger Woods.
• Six of the seven past champions of the Quicken Loans National: Bill Haas (2013), Tiger Woods
(2012 and 2009), Nick Watney (2011), Justin Rose (2010) and K.J. Choi (2007).
Notable players in the 2014
• Tiger Woods returns from a 15-tournament layoff after undergoing microdiscectomy surgery for a
pinched nerve in his back on March 31. Woods, a two-time Quicken Loans National winner (2009,
2012) with 79 titles overall, continues his pursuit of Sam Snead’s TOUR record of 82 victories.
The two-time FedExCup champion (2007 and 2009) has eight weeks remaining to climb from No.
209 into the top 125 and qualify for the FedExCup Playoffs. • Ernie Els returns to the site of his 1997 U.S. Open win at Congressional Country Club. Els missed
the cut at the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional and finished T7 at the 2005 Booz Allen Classic at
Congressional Country Club.
• Jordan Spieth, the top-ranked player in the FedExCup standings (No. 6) in the Quicken Loans
National field, will make his third start at the Quicken Loans National 2012/MC, 2013/6th
• Jason Day finished second at the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional. He has four previous starts
in the Quicken Loans National: 2008/MC, 2009/MC, 2012/T8 and 2013/T21.
• Brendan Todd has been among the TOUR’s best players over the last five weeks. After winning
his first TOUR title at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, Todd finished T5 (Crowne Plaza
Invitational at Colonial) and T8 (the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance).
He was second to Martin Kaymer through 36 holes at the U.S. Open and finished T17 as one of
only three players (Kaymer and Keegan Bradley) to post three rounds in the 60s.
• Annapolis resident Billy Hurley III attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served as an officer in
the United States Navy after graduation (2004-09). Hurley III was also a lieutenant aboard a U.S.
Navy destroyer for part of 2010 in the Persian Gulf, helping protect Iraqi oil platforms.
2014 Quicken Loans National Field:-
de Jonge, Brendon
Howell III, Charles
Hurley III, Billy
Lee, Richard H.
Love III, Davis
Potter, Jr., Ted
Van Aswegen, Tyrone
Van Pelt, Bo
Source: PGA Tour