2017 Masters field: Players, rankings and how to qualify

2017 Masters field: Players, rankings and how to qualify



The 2017 Masters Tournament field is getting closer to set with the final deadline to make the field coming with a win at the Shell Houston Open. The year's first major, as always, is played at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

With Russell Henley earning the final invitation for winning the Shell Houston Open, there are 94 players in the competition.

Among those entering the field include Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama, Justin Thomas and defending champion Danny Willett.



2017 Masters Tournament field and invitees

  1. Former winners of The Masters -- Danny Willett, Jordan Spieth, Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, Charl Schwartzel, Phil Mickelson, Angel Cabrera, Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson, Mike Weir, Vijay Singh, Jose Maria Olazabal, Mark O'Meara, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Ian Woosnam, Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize
  2. Winners of the last five U.S. Opens -- Dustin Johnson, Martin Kaymer, Justin Rose, Webb Simpson
  3. Winners of the last five British Opens -- Henrik Stenson, Rory McIlroy, Ernie Els
  4. Winners of the last five PGA Championships -- Jimmy Walker, Jason Day, Jason Dufner
  5. Winners of the last three Players Championships -- N/A
  6. Winner and runner-up from the last U.S. Amateur Championship -- Curtis Luck, Brad Dalke
  7. Winner of the last British Amateur Championship -- Scott Gregory
  8. Winner of the last Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship -- N/A
  9. Winner of the last Latin America Amateur Championship -- Toto Gana
  10. Winner of the last U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship -- Stewart Hagestad
  11. The top 12 finishers (including ties) from last year's Masters tournament -- Lee Westwood, Paul Casey, J.B. Holmes, Matt Fitzpatrick, Soren Kjeldsen, Hideki Matsuyama, Daniel Berger, Brandt Snedeker
  12. The top 4 finishers (including ties), from last year's U.S. Open -- Jim Furyk, Shane Lowry, Scott Piercy
  13. The top 4 finishers (including ties) from last year's British Open -- Steve Stricker
  14. The top 4 finishers (including ties) from last year's PGA Championship -- Daniel Summerhays, Branden Grace, Brooks Koepka
  15. Full PGA Tour event winners since 2016 Masters -- Charley Hoffman, Brian Stuard, James Hahn, Sergio Garcia, William McGirt, Billy Hurley III, Jhonattan Vegas, Russell Knox, Ryan Moore, Si-Woo Kim, Patrick Reed, Brendan Steele, Justin Thomas, Rod Pampling, Pat Perez, Mackenzie Hughes, Hudson Swafford, Jon Rahm, Adam Hadwin, Marc Leishman, Russell Henley
  16. All players who qualified for the 2016 Tour Championship --Ryan Moore, Kevin Chappell, Gary Woodland, Emiliano Grillo, Matt Kuchar, Sean O'Hair, Roberto Castro, Kevin Kisner, Kevin Na
  17. The Top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking at the end of 2016 -- Alex Noren, Rickie Fowler, Tyrrell Hatton, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Francesco Molinari, Yuta Ikdea, Chris Wood, Bernd Wiesberger, Bill Haas, Andy Sullivan, Byeong-hun An, Thomas Pieters
  18. The Top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking published the week before the Masters -- Jeunghun Wang, Hideto Tanihara, Tommy Fleetwood, Ross Fisher

Top 50 players in 2017 Masters field

The top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking are invited twice to the Masters, with the 2016 year-end top 50 invited and any player inside the top 50 the week prior to the Masters getting an invitation. Needless to say, all of the top 50 in the world will play barring injury.

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