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Field finalized for the 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, hits from the sixth tee during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

The 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open field was finalized Monday with Ricky Barnes receiving the final sponsor exemption.

This year’s field has a total of 132 players competing for $6.9 million.

Out of those 132 players, 22 of them are within the top-50 players in the Official World Golf Ranking. The highest-ranked player in the field is Jon Rahm, the No. 2 in the world. Dustin Johnson, at No. 1, will not be competing.

There are also five former Waste Management Phoenix Open champions: Phil Mickelson, Aaron Baddeley, J.B. Holmes, Kyle Stanley and the reigning champion and two-time winner Hideki Matsuyama.

The top three favorites for the tournament are Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth, with the Vegas odds at 9/1 and Rahm not far behind at 10/1.

The tournament will start Thursday, Feb. 1 and will continue till Sunday, Feb. 4.

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