2023 Zurich Classic: Format, Field, Odds
2023 Zurich Classic of New Orleans
The past few weeks have presented some amazing top tier golf. Jon Rahm took home the green jacket in Augusta at The Masters. Then, Matt Fitzpatrick outlasted Jordan Spieth in a playoff, to take home the RBC Heritage crown. Now, continuing the run of exciting events, the PGA heads to New Orleans for the Zurich Classic.
Zurich Classic Format
Up next is one of most unique tournaments on the schedule. Made up of 80 different two player squads, the Zurich Classic is a team competition .
The event will alternate between four-ball and foursome formats. Rounds 1 and 3 will be four-ball. With rounds 2 and 4 being foursomes scoring.
Learn the difference between Foursome and Four-Ball
Like most other PGA events, teams will have to be above the cut-line at the conclusion of the second round on Friday. The 33 lowest scoring teams will make it to the weekend and compete for a chance to win the tournament.
Date and Scheduled Tee Time
The 2023 Zurich Classic from Louisiana is Thursday, April 20th to Sunday, April 23rd.
The tournament will be teeing off at approximately 8:00 AM EST from TPC Louisiana.
Zurich Classic Field
The Zurich Classic is a non-designated event but still has a loaded player field. Patrick Cantlay and Xander are returning to defend last season’s win. Sam Burns is teaming up with Billy Horschel. And Collin Morikawa pairs with Max Homa to try and take home the trophy in New Orleans.
The tee times for all 80 teams will be finalized and announced Tuesday. See them HERE once available.
The defending champion team of Schauffele and Cantlay open as the decided favorites to repeat. With RBC Heritage winner Matt Fitzpatrick and his younger brother Alex a little down the board at +2200 over at DraftKings Sportsbook.
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