20 PGA Professionals will compete in the strongest field in men’s golf, May 15-21, in Rochester, New York

Braden Shattuck of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, who won the 2023 PGA Professional Championship on May 3, will lead the Corebridge Financial PGA Team at the 2023 PGA Championship, May 15-21, at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York. The team comprises the 20 low scorers from the PGA Professional Championship.

The 28-year old Shattuck, who just became a PGA Professional in 2022 and was playing in his first PGA Professional Championship, will make his PGA Championship debut.

The 2023 PGA Championship will feature two other PGA Professional Champions in Alex Beach (2019) and Michael Block (2014).

Block, who is from Mission Viejo, California, will be appearing in his fifth career PGA Championship (2014, 2016, 2018, 2022).

Wyatt Worthington II of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, who made history in 2016 as the second African American PGA Professional to earn a PGA Championship berth, will return to the field for his third time after also playing in 2022.

11 members will be making their PGA Championship debuts, including Shattuck, who was among four PGA Professionals making their PGA Professional Championship debut.

The low 20 scorers who have earned exemptions into the 2023 PGA Championship and a position on the 2023 Corebridge Financial PGA Team include:

  • Braden Shattuck (Glen Mills, Pa.) - Rolling Green Golf Club, Philadelphia Section
  • Matt Cahill (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) - Seminole Golf Club, South Florida Section
  • Michael Block (Mission Viejo, Calif.) - Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club, Southern California Section
  • Kenny Pigman (Ontario, Calif.) - Arrowhead Country Club, Southern California Section
  • Gabe Reynolds (Dallas, Texas) - Topgolf-Dallas, Northern Texas Section
  • John Somers (New Port Richey, Fla.) - Southern Hills Plantation Club, North Florida Section
  • Jeremy Wells (Estero, Fla.) - Cypress Lake Golf Club, South Florida Section
  • Steve Holmes (Simi Valley, Calif.) - Rustic Canyon Golf Course, Southern California Section
  • Wyatt Worthington II (Reynoldsburg, Ohio) - The Golf Depot At Central Park, Southern Ohio Section
  • Colin Inglis (Creswell, Ore.) - Shadow Hills Country Club, Pacific Northwest Section
  • Russell Grove (Coeur D'Alene, Idaho) - North Idaho College, Pacific Northwest Section
  • Josh Speight (Locust Hill, Va.) - The Club at Viniterra, Middle Atlantic Section
  • Jesse Droemer (Houston, Texas) - Lakeside Country Club, Southern Texas Section
  • Greg Koch (Orlando, Fla.) - Ritz-Carlton Golf Club-Grande Lakes Orlando, North Florida Section
  • Alex Beach (Stillwater, Minn.) - Westchester Country Club, Metropolitan Section
  • Ben Kern (Grove City, Ohio) - Hickory Hills Golf Club, Southern Ohio Section
  • Chris French (Rockford, Ill.) - Aldeen Golf Club, Illinois Section
  • Anthony Cordes (Johns Creek, Ga.) - Cherokee Town & Country Club, Georgia Section
  • J.J. Killeen (Lubbock, Texas) - Red Feather Golf and Social Club, Northern Texas Section
  • Chris Sanger (Red Hook, N.Y.) - Woodstock Golf Club, Northeastern New York Section

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