Former tournament champion Chris Kirk and 20-time PGA Tour winner Davis Love III highlight the field at the Sanderson Farms Classic at Annandale Golf Club.
The four-day tournament - which is played at the same time as the British Open - begins on Thursday morning at the 7,202-yard course that has hosted the event since 1994 and served as a launching point for several young golfers' careers.
Because most of the game's biggest stars are across the ocean competing in the British Open, Annandale gives others a more realistic shot at winning on the PGA Tour.
Six former tournament winners are in this year's field, including the 28-year-old Kirk who won in 2011.
Last year's winner, Scott Stallings, earned a spot in this week's British Open.
Five former major winners are also in the field, including Love III, Lee Janzen, David Toms, Shaun Micheel and Mike Weir.
Love III, 49, has been in the top 100 on the PGA money list for 27 straight years, going back to 1986. That run is in danger ...