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Masters 2022: Here's who has qualified so far to compete at Augusta National

January 23, 2021

A triumphant Hideki Matsuyama celebrates after winning the 2021 Masters.

JD Cuban

It’s late January, less than three months until the first round of the 2022 Masters. But Augusta remains on the minds of several as this annual, early-winter tradition unfolded.

Indeed, invitations have arrived in players mailboxes. So you’ll forgive us for our general excitedness for what might come in 2022.

OK, so maybe we’re focusing on the Masters a tad bit early, but we were curious has already locked up an invitation to play at Augusta National this coming April and who still has some work left between now and then to earn a spot in the field (for instance, Rickie Fowler, once again still has to qualify again).

With the standard 19-point qualifying criteria in place again for 2022, we have a count of 99 total invitees so far (listed below). Taking out the past champions who did not compete in 2021 (which includes Tiger Woods) or said they won't in 2022 (Ian Woosnam becoming the most recent), that’s 84 pros and amateurs who appear to be set to tee it up as of the end of November.

There are a few ways still to get into the 2022 field. The winner of any of the remaining full FedEx Cup points events on the PGA Tour in 2022 not already in will qualify. Additionally, anyone in the top 50 of the World Ranking a week before the April 7-10 tournament also gets an invitation. And, of course, Augusta National has the right to offer special invitations.

Below is who we’ve got pegged for Augusta.

OFFICIAL FIELD

PLAYER, QUALIFYING CRITERIA NUMBER(S)
Abraham Ancer, 16 (WGC-FedEx), 17
Daniel Berger, 17
Christiaan Bezuidenhout, 18
Sam Burns, 16 (Valspar, Sanderson), 17
Patrick Cantlay, 16 (Memorial, BMW), 17
Paul Casey, 15
Cameron Champ, 16 (3M Open)
Stewart Cink, 12, 16 (RBC Heritage), 17
Corey Conners, 12, 17
Fred Couples, 1
Cameron Davis, 16 (Rocket Mortgage)
Bryson DeChambeau, 2, 17
Harris English, 13, 16 (Travelers), 17
Tony Finau, 12, 16 (Northern Trust), 17
Matt Fitzpatrick, 18
Tommy Fleetwood, 18
Sergio Garcia, 1
Lucas Glover, 16 (John Deere)
Talor Gooch, 16 (RSM Classic)
Austin Greaser (a), 7
Stewart Hagestad (a), 10
Brian Harman, 12
Padraig Harrington, 15
Tyrrell Hatton, 18
Lucas Herbert, 16 (Bermuda)
Garrick Higgo, 16 (Palmetto)
Harry Higgs, 15
Max Homa, 16 (Fortinet)
Billy Horschel, 17
Viktor Hovland, 16 (Mayakoba), 17
Mackenzie Hughes, 18
Sungjae Im, 16 (Shriners), 17
Trevor Immelman, 1
Aaron Jarvis (a), 11
Dustin Johnson, 1, 7
Zach Johnson, 1
Takumi Kanaya, 18
Si Woo Kim, 12
Kevin Kisner, 16 (Wyndham)
Brooks Koepka, 2, 4, 13, 15, 17
Jason Kokrak, 16 (Colonial, Houston), 17
Bernhard Langer, 1
K.H. Lee, 16 (Byron Nelson)
Min Woo Lee, 18
Marc Leishman, 12, 16
Shane Lowry, 3
Sandy Lyle, 1
Robert MacIntyre, 12
Hideki Matsuyama, 1, 12, 16 (Masters, Zozo, Sony), 17
Rory McIlroy, 5, 16 (Wells Fargo, CJ Cup), 17
Phil Mickelson, 1, 4, 15, 16
Guido Migliozzi, 13
Larry Mize, 1
Francesco Molinari, 3
Collin Morikawa, 3, 4, 13, 14, 16 (Open Championship), 17
Kevin Na, 12, 7
Keita Nakajima (a), 9
Joaquin Niemann, 17
Jose Maria Olazabal, 1
Louis Oosthuizen, 13, 14, 15, 17
Ryan Palmer, 18
James Piot (a), 7
Jon Rahm, 2, 12, 13, 14, 16 (US Open), 17
Patrick Reed, 1, 12, 17
Justin Rose, 12
Xander Schauffele, 6, 12, 17
Scottie Scheffler, 17
Charl Schwartzel, 1
Adam Scott, 1
Laird Shepherd (a), 8
Webb Simpson, 12
Vijay Singh, 1
Cameron Smith, 12, 16 (Zurich, Sentry TOC), 17
Jordan Spieth, 1, 3, 12, 14, 17
Hudson Swafford, 16 (American Express)
Justin Thomas, 4, 5, 17
Erik van Rooyen, 17
Bubba Watson, 1
Mike Weir, 1
Lee Westwood, 18
Danny Willett, 1
Mathew Wolff, 18
Gary Woodland, 2
Will Zalatoris, 12

Past champions who did not play in 2021 or said they won't play in 2022:

Tommy Aaron
Jack Burke, Jr.
Angel Cabrera
Charles Coody
Ben Crenshaw
Nick Faldo
Raymond Floyd
Jack Nicklaus
Mark O'Meara
Gary Player
Craig Stadler
Tom Watson
Tiger Woods
Ian Woosnam
Fuzzy Zoeller

2022 qualifying categories

1: Masters champions (lifetime)
2: U.S. Open champions (five years)
3: Open champions (five years)
4: PGA champion (five years)
5: Players champion (three years)
6: Current Olympic gold medalist (one year)
7: Current U.S. Amateur champion and runner-up (one year)
8: Current British Amateur champion (one year)
9: Current Asia-Pacific Amateur champion (one year)
10: Current U.S. Mid-Amateur champion (one year)
11: Current Latin America Amateur champion (one year)
12: First 12 players, including ties, in the previous year's Masters
13: First 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's U.S. Open
14: First 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's Open Championship
15: First 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's PGA Championship
16: Winners of PGA Tour regular-season and playoff events that award at least a full allocation of FedEx Cup points
17: Qualifiers from the previous year's season-ending Tour Championship (top 30 in FedEx Cup)
18: 50 leaders on the final Official World Golf Ranking for the previous calendar year
19: 50 leaders on the Official World Golf Ranking published during the week prior to the current Masters