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Horses for Courses: Only most well-rounded candidates will thrive at Pinehurst – PGA TOUR

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OWGR Ranking/Player (cuts made/starts) Top 10 Top 25 US Open Notes/Scoring Average 01 Scottie Scheffler (4/6) 3 3 MC twice in first three; 70.55 02 Xander Schauffele (7/7) 6 7 T14 or better in all seven; 70.25 03 Rory McIlroy (10/15) 8 9 5 straight in the top 10; 71.12 04 Wyndham Clark (1/3) 1 1 2023 winner at LACC 05 Viktor Hovland (3/5) 0 3 Best finish was Low Amateur 2019 T12 06 Ludvig Aberg (0/0) First Appearance; 3rd major career 07 Collin Morikawa (4/5) 2 3 T35 or better; 70.56 08 Jon Rahm (6/8) 3 6 5 straight T23 or better; 71.21 09 Patrick Cantlay (8/8) 0 5 T14-T15-T14 last 3; 71.63 10 Max Homa (1/5) 0 0 T47 2022; 73.92 11 Sahith Theegala (1/3) 0 0 T27 2023; 72.88 12 Brian Harman (6/8) 1 2 6 straight started T2 2017; 72.11 13 Tommy Fleetwood (6/8) 3 3 MC in two of the last four; 71.29 14 Hideki Matsuyama (10/11) 3 7 7 straight; 71.26 15 Keegan Bradley (5/11) 2 2 T4 2014; Made 1 of last 5; 73.09 16 Matt Fitzpatrick (8/9) 1 4 Only MC was 2020; 71.59 17 Russell Henley (7/10) 0 4 T27 or better 4 of last 5; 72.62 18 Sepp Straka (1/3) 0 0 T28 2019 debut; MC last 2 years; 72.00 19 Cameron Young (1/4) 0 0 T32 2023; 72.80 20 Tyrrell Hatton (4/7) 1 2 T6 2018; 72.32 21 Jason Day (8/11) 5 6 5 top 10s first 6 attempts; 71.79 22 Tom Kim (2/2) 1 2 T8 2023, T23 2022; 69.88 23 Byeong Hun An (3/7) 0 2 T16 2019 best; 73.55 24 Matthieu Pavon (1/3) 0 1 T25 2018; 73.50 25 Justin Thomas (6/9) 2 4 T8 2020; T9 2017; 72.23 26 Jordan Spieth (8/12) 1 4 2015 winner; 72.15 27 Sam Burns (3/5) 0 0 T27 2022; 72.38 28 Tony Finau (4/8) 2 3 T8 2020; 5th 2018; 71.83 29 Chris Kirk (3/6) 0 0 T28 2014 Pinehurst; 74.17 30 Sungjae Im (2/5) 0 1 22nd 2020; 72.64

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