Alex Flum of WDVM reports that Rory McIlroy, currently ranked 7th in the world, will compete in the Wells Fargo Championship at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in May.
McIlroy is coming off of a second place finish at the Masters, where he finished 3 strokes behind winner Scottie Scheffler.
In 2012, he became the youngest player to reach $10 million in career earnings on the PGA Tour. He is a four-time major champion, winning the 2011 U.S. Open, 2012 PGA Championship, 2014 Open Championship, and 2014 PGA Championship. This makes him one of three players to win four majors by the age of 25, along with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods
Last May he won the Wells Fargo Championship that will be played in Potomac next month (last year’s event was held at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was his third time winning the event.
TPC Potomac will host the 2022 Wells Fargo Championship from May 5th-8th at Avenel Farm.