Golf Rankings for Tampa Bay Championship
Michael Thompson [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #43
After starting the year off by missing three cuts in his first four events, Thompson won the Honda and finished T8 at Doral. Thompson has only made one start at Copperhead, a T16 a year ago.
Jimmy Walker [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #80
Walker has made all six of his cuts this season, scoring a pair of top-fives and five finishes of 26th or better. He owns a T16 at Copperhead from 2010, but has struggled at the site each of the last two years.
Brendon de Jonge [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #73
In eight starts this year, de Jonge has only missed one cut and owns three top-15s. He missed the cut at Copperhead last year, but landed a T5 in 2011.
Luke Guthrie [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #62
Guthrie's solid rookie season rolls on. In eight starts this year, he's missed two cuts and has finished 26th or better in four straight. Guthrie currently sits 21st in All-Around Ranking.
Martin Kaymer [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #28
In his only appearance at Copperhead, Kaymer finished T20 in 2011. After reaching No. 1 status in the world that same year, Kaymer continues to see a decline. While he started this season off well overseas, Kaymer has finished T51 and T49 the last two weeks.
John Senden [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #46
Senden has made eight consecutive starts at Copperhead with a wide range of results. He's finished as the runner-in 2007 and 2008, but has also missed two cuts. Over the last three years, however, he's managed just one top-15. This season, Senden has three top-30s in five stroke play events.
Bryce Molder [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #138
Molder has made all six of his cuts this season and has finished outside of the top 30 just once. He missed the cut in his first two attempts at Copperhead prior to finishing T20 last year.
K.J. Choi [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #70
Choi has made four straight cuts this season, but is coming off a lackluster T57 in last week's Puerto Rico Open. He won this event back in 2006, scored a T6 the following year and added a runner-up performance in 2010. However, Choi has finished T46 and the missed the cut the last two years.
Geoff Ogilvy [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #49
Since 2008, Ogilvy has finished 28th or better in all four trips he's made to Copperhead. After missing four straight cuts earlier in the year, Ogilvy finished as the runner-up in the Honda. He got off to a good start last week at Doral, but faded over the final three rounds to finish T47.
Bae earned a share of second at Copperhead last year and has only missed one cut in six starts this season.
Graham Delaet [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #118
Delaet has finished 21st or better in four of his last five events, including two top-10s. His only trip to Copperhead was a missed cut last year.
Gary Woodland [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #198
Woodland has yet to record a top-15 finish this season, but did win this event in 2011. He returned to the site last year to finish T29.