Woods joined by American stars at Chevron


The 18-player field for the Chevron World Challenge is set. The list includes host Tiger Woods, four of the top-10 players in the world and 11 of the 12 U.S. Presidents Cup team members.

Defending champion Graeme McDowell, who defeated Woods in a playoff last year, is not competing. Phil Mickelson is the lone U.S. Presidents Cup team member who will not be in attendance.

The event will be played Dec. 1-4 at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Field list (OWGR as of Oct. 11 in parentheses):

Steve Stricker (4)

Dustin Johnson(5)

Jason Day (7)

Matt Kuchar (9)

Nick Watney(11)

Webb Simpson (12)

K.J. Choi (15)

Bubba Watson (16)

David Toms (18)

Hunter Mahan(19)

Paul Casey (20)

Bill Haas (21)

Keegan Bradley (26)

Brandt Snedeker (27)

Jim Furyk (29)

Zach Johnson (35)

Martin Laird (36)

Tiger Woods (52)