2019 Masters field: How to qualify, earn exemptions

2019 Masters field: How to qualify, earn exemptions

The 2019 Masters Tournament field is getting closer to set with the final deadline to make the field coming with a win at before the week at Augusta National. The year's first men's major, as always, is played at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

There are 87 players in the competition, with Corey Conners earning the final invite by winning the Valero Texas Open.

Among those entering the field include Dustin Johnson, Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama, Justin Thomas and defending champion Patrick Reed. The full world top 50 at the end of the prior calendar year and the week before the Masters qualify.

2018 Masters Tournament field and invitees

  1. Former winners of The Masters -- Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia, Danny Willett, Jordan Spieth, Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, Charl Schwartzel, Phil Mickelson, Angel Cabrera, Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson, Tiger Woods, Mike Weir, Vijay Singh, Jose Maria Olazabal, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize
  2. Winners of the last five U.S. Opens -- Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Martin Kaymer
  3. Winners of the last five British Opens -- Francesco Molinari, Henrik Stenson, Rory McIlroy
  4. Winners of the last five PGA Championships -- Justin Thomas, Jimmy Walker, Jason Day
  5. Winners of the last three Players Championships -- Webb Simpson, Si Woo Kim
  6. Winner and runner-up from the last U.S. Amateur Championship -- Viktor Hovland, Devon Bling
  7. Winner of the last British Amateur Championship -- Jovan Rebula
  8. Winner of the last Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship -- Takumi Kanaya
  9. Winner of the last Latin America Amateur Championship -- Alvaro Ortiz
  10. Winner of the last U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship -- Kevin O'Connell
  11. The top 12 finishers (including ties) from last year's Masters tournament -- Rickie Fowler, Jon Rahm, Cameron Smith, Marc Leishman, Tony Finau, Louis Oosthuizen, Charley Hoffman
  12. The top 4 finishers (including ties), from last year's U.S. Open -- Tommy Fleetwood
  13. The top 4 finishers (including ties) from last year's British Open -- Kevin Kiser, Xander Schauffele
  14. The top 4 finishers (including ties) from last year's PGA Championship -- N/A/li>
  15. Full PGA Tour event winners since 2018 Masters -- Satoshi Kodaira, Andrew Landry, Aaron Wise, Bryson DeChambeau, Kevin Na, Michael Kim, Brandt Snedeker, Keegan Bradley, Kevin Tway, Matt Kuchar, Charles Howell III, Adam Long, J.B. Holmes, Keith Mitchell, Corey Conners
  16. All players who qualified for the 2018 Tour Championship -- Hideki Matsuyama, Paul Casey, Gary Woodland, Kyle Stanley, Patrick Cantlay, Patton Kizzire
  17. The Top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking at the end of 2018 -- Alex Noren, Tyrrell Hatton, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Eddie Pepperell, Billy Horschel, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Ian Poulter, Haotong Li, Thorbjorn Olesen, Matt Lucas, Lucas Bjerregaard, Emiliano Grillo, Branden Grace
  18. The Top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking published the week before the Masters -- Shane Lowry, Justin Harding
  19. Special invitations -- Shugo Imahira

Top 50 players in 2019 Masters field

The top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking are invited twice to the Masters, with the 2018 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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