Hadley and Kuchar in the 2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions Field


Kapalua Resort in Kapalua, Hawaii will be the setting for the 2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

Two Georgia Tech alumnus, Matt Kuchar and Chesson Hadley, will be in the field of 30 golfers chasing a $1.14 million share of a $5.7 million dollar purse, and 500 Fed Ex points.

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Hadley qualified for this tournament by winning the Puerto Rico Open. He took home $1,703,316 in tour winnings , competing in 29 events for the 2013-14 season.

In the Fed Ex Playoffs last season, Hadley advanced all the way to BMW Championship and finished 12th in that event shooting 6-under-par.

He has played in four tournaments so far in the 2014-15 season, and has earned $56,738 in winnings and 51 Fed Ex points. Hadley is currently ranked 121st in the World Golf Rankings care of ESPN.com.

Meanwhile, Matt Kuchar will come into the Hyundai Tournament of Champions with 93 Fed Ex points and ranked 11th on the planet.

He has played three events in 2014-15 and has $235,827 in tour winnings so far this season.

Last year, Kuchar won the RBC Heritage while taking home $4,695,516. He also made it all the way to the final leg of the Fed Ex Cup Playoffs, finishing 13th in the Tour Championship by Coca-Cola.

These are the odds on Kuchar or Hadley to win the Hyundai Tournament of Champions according sportsbook.ag:

Chesson Hadley    + 10,000 or 100 to 1

Matt Kuchar           +725  or  7.25 to 1

The Following are the tee times of pairings featuring Hadley and Kuchar for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions care of pgatour.com:

(All Times are Eastern Standard Time)

4:10 PM – Camilo Villegas & Chesson Hadley

5: 20 PM – Matt Kuchar & Jason Day

This event will be played from January 9-12, and can be seen Friday and Saturday on Golf Chanel from 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM EST, Sunday on NBC from 3 pm -6 pm EST followed by 6 PM – 10 PM coverage on Golf Channel, and Monday on Golf Channel from 4 PM – 8 PM EST.