2010 WGC-HSBC Champions
|Dates||4–7 November 2010|
|Course(s)||Sheshan Golf Club|
PGA Tour (unofficial)
|Length||7,266 yards (6,644 m)|
The 2010 WGC-HSBC Champions was a golf tournament contested from 4–7 November 2010 at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai, China. It was the second WGC-HSBC Champions tournament, and the fourth of four World Golf Championships events held in 2010. It was won by Francesco Molinari of Italy who completed a wire-to-wire one stroke victory over Lee Westwood to win his first WGC event.
The following is a list of players for the 2010 WGC-HSBC Champions. Players who have qualified from multiple categories are listed in the first category in which they are eligible. The numbers of other qualifying categories are in parentheses next to the player's name.
- 2. Winners of the previous four World Golf Championships
- 3. Winners of the 23 top rated PGA Tour events (35 events met rating)
- Qualified but did not play: Jonathan Byrd, Jason Day, Jim Furyk (12), Charley Hoffman, Dustin Johnson (12), Zach Johnson (12), Matt Kuchar (12), Geoff Ogilvy, Justin Rose (12), Steve Stricker (12), Bubba Watson (12)
- 4. Top 5 available players from the FedEx Cup points list
- Qualified but did not play: Martin Laird
- 5. Winners of the 23 top rated European Tour events (25 events met rating)
Fredrik Andersson Hed, Ross Fisher, Richard Green, Peter Hanson, David Horsey, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Richard S. Johnson, Robert Karlsson, Simon Khan, Matteo Manassero, Edoardo Molinari (8,12), Álvaro Quirós, Yang Yong-eun
- 6. Top 5 available players from the Race to Dubai
- 7. Nine players - winners of the top rated Asian Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit (4 events met rating)
- 8. Five players - winners of the top rated Japan Golf Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit (21 events met rating)
- Qualified but did not play: Yasuharu Imano
- 9. Five players - winners of the top rated Sunshine Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit (4 events met rating)
- 10. Five players - winners of the top rated PGA Tour of Australasia events, remainder from Order of Merit (3 events met rating)
- 11. Four players from China
- 12. Any players, not included in above categories, in the top 25 of the OWGR on September 27, 2010
- Qualified but did not play: Sean O'Hair
- 13. If needed to fill the field of 78 players, winners of additional tournaments, ordered by field strength (14 from PGA Tour, 4 from European Tour, 16 from Japan Golf Tour), alternating with those players ranked after the top 25 in OWGR on September 27, 2010
Players in bold were added to the field through this category. Players listed in "()" already qualified in a previous category. Players listed with their
name stricken did not play.
|Noh Seung-yul||South Korea|
|Tiger Woods||United States|
|T9||Fredrik Andersson Hed||Sweden||69||–3|
|Phil Mickelson||United States|
|Louis Oosthuizen||South Africa|
|Ryan Palmer||United States|
|Yang Yong-eun||South Korea|
|T3||Ernie Els||South Africa||72-65=137||–7|
|Jaco van Zyl||South Africa||71-66=137|
|Noh Seung-yul||South Korea||67-72=139|
|Fredrik Andersson Hed||Sweden||69-71=140|
|Richard S. Johnson||Sweden||70-70=140|
|Phil Mickelson||United States||69-71=140|
|Nick Watney||United States||72-68=140|
|Tiger Woods||United States||68-72=140|
|T4||Ernie Els||South Africa||72-65-71=208||–8|
|7||Jaco van Zyl||South Africa||71-66-72=209||–7|
|Noh Seung-yul||South Korea||67-72-71=210|
|T10||Fredrik Andersson Hed||Sweden||69-71-71=211||–5|
|Charl Schwartzel||South Africa||74-70-67=211|
|#||Player||Country||Score||To par||Money ($)|
|5||Rory McIlroy||Northern Ireland||71-71-71-67=280||–8||250,000|
|T6||Fredrik Andersson Hed||Sweden||69-71-71-70=281||–7||145,714|
|Ernie Els||South Africa||72-65-71-73=281|
|Retief Goosen||South Africa||70-74-69-68=281|
|Tiger Woods||United States||68-72-73-68=281|
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