Irving, TX, May 5, 2011 – Chad Campbell, Sergio Garcia, Tim Herron, Sean O’Hair and Nick Watney have officially committed to play in the 2011 HP Byron Nelson Championship.
Local favorite Chad Campbell has claimed four victories in his career, and is ranked No. 35 in scoring average on the PGA TOUR. His best 2011 finishes were 13th place at the Sony Open in Hawaii and the Shell Houston Open.
Sergio Garcia, who won the 2004 Championship and has a total of seven PGA TOUR victories under his belt, is ranked No. 13 in career earnings. Garcia’s best 2011 finish was T8 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard.
Tim Herron, who has claimed four PGA TOUR victories and recently finished T4 at The Heritage, will be making his 15th appearance at the Championship.
Sean O’Hair is currently ranked No. 66 in career earnings and has won three tournaments in his career. O’Hair’s best 2011 finish was T24th at The Honda Classic.
Nick Watney is No. 7 in the race for the FedExCup and No. 15 in the Official World Golf Rankings. Watney has claimed three PGA TOUR victories since turning pro in 2003, including the 2011 World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship. Watney ranks No. 1 in scoring average, and this will be his fifth appearance at the Championship.
The 2011 HP Byron Nelson Championship will be played Memorial Day weekend, May 23-29, at TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas in Irving.