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Masters 2024: Here's everyone who has qualified for the field (so far)

February 26, 2024
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There are less than 50 days and counting—and yes, we are most certainly counting—until the first round of the 2024 Masters. Official invitations to the year’s first men’s major championship started hitting mailboxes the end of December, an extra special holiday gift for all who received one, especially those who will be making their first trip as a player at Augusta National come April.

However, some are a little superstitious about going public with their invites.

An additional 11 tour pros joined the "official" "unofficial field list" of invitees just as 2023 came to a close. Among the qualifying criteria that Masters chairman Fred Ridley outlined during his 2023 pre-tournament press conference more than 10 months ago was the traditional invitation to all players who were among the top 50 of the final Official World Golf Ranking of 2023. Back in April, Ridley also announced the addition of the NCAA D-I individual champion as an invitee (ironically 2023 winner Fred Biondi turned pro, so won't be playing), clarified that only those who qualified for the Tour Championship and were eligible to compete the PGA Tour’s final FedEx Cup event also receive Masters invites (the Talor Gooch loophole being closed), and explained that winners of the FedEx Cup Fall Series events also would earn their way into the field. Toward the end of 2023, Ridley made it sound unlikely that the Masters would be adding a special criteria for a handful of LIV Golf members to have direct entry into the event, which has yet to be established by any of the four men's majors.

So with that, below is our working list of where things seem to have shaken out so far in terms of players in the field. It includes Joaquin Niemann, Thorbjorn Olesen and Ryo Hisatsune, who received a special invitations into the event Feb. 21. Niemann, a former Latin America Amateur champion who jumped to LIV Golf in September 2022, had fallen outside the top 50 in the OWGR but had won the Australian Open in December (he also won the season-opening LIV event in Mexico).

Currently, 101 amateurs and pros, including past champions who have lifetime invitations to the event; just 83 of the invitees are expected to compete (we're taking Bernhard Langer off the probable list due to his recent Achilles injury). Depending on how many more players qualify between now and April, the field could be one of the smallest in recent memory. In the last 10 years, the fewest number of competitors was 87 (2018 and 2019). (You’ll see qualifying criteria at the bottom of the article.)

There is still time to qualify for the Masters in 2024, but it's running out. The last amateur invitation was claimed by Mexico's Santiago De la Fuente, winner of the Latin America Amateur Championship in January. Anybody not in the field who wins a PGA Tour full-field event will get in, plus there will be more World Ranking top-50 cut-offs for players who start the year strong.

Here are the invites:

Tommy Aaron, 1*

Ludvig Aberg, 17 (RSM Classic), 19

Keegan Bradley, 17 (Travelers), 18, 19

Sam Burns, 18, 19

Angel Cabrera, 1*

Patrick Cantlay, 18, 19

Wyndham Clark, 2, 14, 17 (Wells Fargo, U.S. Open), 18, 19

Eric Cole, 19

Corey Conners, 18, 19

Charles Coody, 1*

Fred Couples, 1

Ben Crenshaw, 1*

Cam Davis, 16, 19

Jason Day, 17 (Byron Nelson), 19

Santiago De la Fuente (a), 10

Bryson DeChambeau, 2, 16

Nick Dunlap, 17 (American Express)

Harris English, 19

Nick Faldo, 1*

Tony Finau, 17 (Mexico Open), 18, 19

Matt Fitzpatrick, 2, 13, 17 (RBC Heritage), 18, 19

Tommy Fleetwood, 18, 19

Raymond Floyd, 1*

Rickie Fowler, 17 (Rocket Mortgage), 18, 19

Ryan Fox, 19

Sergio Garcia, 1

Lucas Glover, 17 (Wyndham, St. Jude), 18, 19

Emiliano Grillo, 17 (Colonial), 18, 19

Adam Hadwin, 19

Stewart Hagestad (a), 11

Brian Harman, 3, 17 (British Open), 18, 19

Tyrrell Hatton, 18, 19

Russell Henley, 13, 18, 19

Ryo Histasune, special invite

Lee Hodges, 17 (3M Open)

Nicolai Hojgaard, 19

Max Homa, 18, 19

Viktor Hovland, 13, 16, 17 (Memorial, BMW), 18, 19

Sungjae Im, 18, 19

Trevor Immelman, 1*

Dustin Johnson, 1

Zach Johnson, 1

Tom Kim, 15, 17 (Shriners), 18, 19

Si Woo Kim, 18, 19

Chris Kirk, 17 (Sentry)

Kurt Kitayama, 16, 19

Jake Knapp, 18 (Mexico Open)

Brooks Koepka, 4, 13, 16, 17, 19

Christo Lamprechet (a), 8

Bernhard Langer, 1*

Min Woo Lee, 19

Luke List, 17 (Sanderson)

Shane Lowry, 3, 19

Sandy Lyle, 1•

Hideki Matsuyama, 1, 3, 17 (Genesis), 19

Denny McCarthy, 19

Rory McIlroy, 13, 17 (Scottish Open), 18, 19

Adrian Meronk, 19

Phil Mickelson, 1, 4, 13

Larry Mize, 1*

Taylor Moore, 18

Collin Morikawa, 3, 4, 13, 19

Grayson Murray, 18 (Sony Open)

Jack Nicklaus, 1*

Joaquin Niemann, special invite

Mark O'Meara, 1*

Jose Maria Olazabal, 1

Thorbjorn Olesen, special invite

Matthieu Pavon, 17 (Farmers)

Gary Player, 1*

J.P. Poston, 19

Jon Rahm, 1, 2, 15, 17 (Masters), 18, 19

Patrick Reed, 1, 13

Justin Rose, 19

Xander Schauffele, 18, 19

Scottie Scheffler, 1, 5, 13, 14, 16, 18

Adam Schenk, 18, 19

Charl Schwartzel, 1

Adam Scott, 1, 19

Neal Shipley (a), 7

Vijay Singh, 1

Cameron Smith, 3, 5, 14, 19

Jordan Spieth, 1, 13, 18, 19

Craig Stadler, 1*

Sepp Straka, 15, 17 (John Deere), 18, 19

Jasper Stubbs (a), 9

Nick Taylor, 17 (RBC Canadian, WM Phoenix), 18

Sahith Theegala, 13, 17 (Fortinet), 19

Justin Thomas, 4, 19

Erik van Rooyen, 17 (World Wide Technology)

Camilo Villegas, 17 (Bermuda)

Tom Watson, 1*

Bubba Watson, 1

Mike Weir, 1

Danny Willett, 1

Gary Woodland, 2

Tiger Woods, 1

Ian Woosnam, 1*

Cameron Young, 13, 19

Will Zalatoris, 19

Fuzzy Zoeller, 1*

Masters qualifying criteria

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 Latin America Amateur champion (one year)

11: Current U.S. Mid-Amateur champion (one year)

12: Current NCAA Division I Men's Individual champion (one year)

13: First 12 players, including ties, in the previous year's Masters

14: First 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's U.S. Open

15: First 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's Open Championship

16: First 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's PGA Championship

17: Individual winners of PGA Tour events that award a full-point FedEx Cup allocation, from previous Masters to current Masters

18: Those qualifying and eligible for the previous year's season-ending Tour Championship

19: 50 leaders on the final Official World Golf Ranking for the previous calendar year

20: 50 leaders on the Official World Golf Ranking published during the week prior to the current Masters