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Newest Members of the PGA Tour Champions

By December 19, 2022No Comments

Here’s a capsule look at the five players to gain access into all open, full-field events on the 2023 PGA TOUR Champions, beginning at the Chubb Classic in Naples in February.


  1. Richard Green (medalist, 18 under)

    Hometown: Geelong, Australia (outside Melbourne)

    PGA TOUR starts: 43

    Best finish: T4, 2007 The Open Championship

    PGA TOUR Champions starts: 3

    Best finish: T41, 2022 The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex

  2. Wes Short, Jr. (solo second, 14 under)

    Hometown: Austin, Texas

    PGA TOUR starts: 94

    Best finish: Win, 2005 Shriners Children’s Open

    PGA TOUR Champions starts: 213

    Best finish: Win, twice

  3. Tim O’Neal (T3, 13 under)

    Hometown: Savannah, Georgia

    PGA TOUR starts: 8

    Best finish: N/A

    PGA TOUR Champions starts: 2

    Best finish: T19, 2022 PURE Insurance Championship

  4. David McKenzie (T3, 13 under)

    Hometown: Melbourne, Australia

    PGA TOUR starts: 29

    Best finish: Seventh, 2006 Valero Texas Open

    PGA TOUR Champions starts: 102

    Best finish: Runner-up, twice

  5. Brian Cooper (T3, 13 under)

    Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    PGA TOUR starts: 0

    PGA TOUR Champions starts: 10

    Best finish: T43, 2019 Principal Charity Classic