2023 Wells Fargo Championship: APGA Tour Stars Accept Sponsor Exemptions

The 2023 Wells Fargo Championship. It is one of the most highly anticipated events on the PGA Tour. It has added two more names to its roster for the 2023 edition. The tournament organizers announced that Marcus Byrd and Quinn Riley have accepted sponsor exemptions for the upcoming event. It is set to be held at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, from May 4-7.

Byrd, a 25-year-old graduate of Middle Tennessee State, has made three starts on the PGA Tour. This includes two this season at the Genesis Invitational and the Honda Classic. Furthermore, He won the APGA Farmers Insurance Invitational at Torrey Pines. This was a victory that secured him a spot in the Wells Fargo Championship. Additionally, Byrd expressed his gratitude for the opportunity. Moreover, he said that he was “truly honoured” to play in the event and thanked everyone involved.

Similarly, Quinn Riley, who finished first in the APGA Tour rankings in 2021-22, has earned an exemption into the tournament. The Duke University graduate made his PGA Tour debut last year at the John Deere Classic and is thrilled to play in his home state of North Carolina. Moreover, he acknowledged Wells Fargo’s support of First Tee and young golfers, saying that “it has come full circle to being here at the 2023 Wells Fargo Championship.”

2023 Wells Fargo Championship

Moreover, Rory McIlroy, Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele, Matt Fitzpatrick, Viktor Hovland, and Sam Burns are just some of the golfers who have already been confirmed to compete in this year’s Wells Fargo Championship.

The tournament’s organizers have also announced that they will be hosting the event. Furthermore, the participation of Byrd and Riley has made the competition much more exciting for golf fans, who are waiting with bated breath to find out who will end up on top.

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