World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is among the early commitments to this year’s RBC Canadian Open, July 27-30 at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ont.
Joining him will be Si Woo Kim, winner of this year’s Players Championship, Bubba Watson and Bryson DeChambeau.
Ten members of Team RBC will also be present, including Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Matt Kuchar, Graeme McDowell, Ryan Palmer and Brandt Snedeker, as well as Canadians Adam Hadwin, Graham DeLaet, Nick Taylor and David Hearn.
A sponsor exemption has also been extended to Jared du Toit of Kimberly, B.C., who recently turned professional, after he tied for ninth last year.
Last year’s Canadian amateur champion Hugo Bernard of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que., and Canadian mid-amateur champ Garrett Rank of Elmira, Ont., have earned their way in and Matt Hill of Brights Grove, Ont., won an Ontario regional qualifier to earn his spot.