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      2014-15 Qualifiers for majors, THE PLAYERS, WGCs

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    Golfers are omitted if they haven’t recently competed in majors for which they are eligible (e.g. Open Championship -- Greg Norman, Nick Price; PGA -- Paul Azinger, Nick Price).

    2 = U.S. Open
    3 = Open Championship
    4 = PGA Championship
    BI = WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

    Recent Additions
    2 – Thomas Aiken; Byeong-Hun An; Seuk-hyun Baek; Kurt Barnes; Lucas Bjerregaard; Paul Casey; George Coetzee; Jamie Donaldson; Victor Dubuisson; Matt Every; Tommy Fleetwood; Marcus Fraser; Hiroyuki Fujita; Stephen Gallacher; Branden Grace; Charley Hoffman; J.B. Holmes; Thongchai Jaidee; Miguel Angel Jiménez; Shiv Kapur; Masahiro Kawamura; Anirban Lahiri; Marc Leishman; Alexander Levy; W.C. Liang; Shane Lowry; Joost Luiten; Ben Martin; Francesco Molinari; Ryan Moore; Garth Mulroy; Alex Noren; Jason Palmer; John Parry; Ian Poulter; Marcel Siem; Tjaart van der Walt; Marc Warren; Lee Westwood; Bernd Wiesberger; Danny Willett
    3 –
    Byeong-Hun An; Paul Casey; Matt Every; Branden Grace; J.B. Holmes; Ben Martin; Ryan Moore; Brandt Snedeker; Bernd Wiesberger
    4 –
    Colin Montgomerie
    BI –
    Byeong-Hun An

    Golfer Qualified
    Thomas Aiken 2, 3
    Byeong-Hun An 2, 3, BI
    Sangmoon Bae 4, BI
    Seuk-hyun Baek 2
    Kurt Barnes 2
    Rich Beem 4
    Lucas Bjerregaard 2
    Thomas Björn 3, 4*, BI
    Jonas Blixt 3
    Keegan Bradley 2, 3, 4, BI
    Mark Brooks 4
    Ángel Cabrera 2
    Mark Calcavecchia 3
    Michael Campbell 2
    Paul Casey 2, 3, BI
    Alex Cejka 4
    Greg Chalmers 3
    Kevin Chappell 4
    Ashley Chesters 3 (must remain an amateur to compete)
    Stewart Cink 3
    Darren Clarke 2, 3, 4,
    George Coetzee 2, 3
    Erik Compton 2
    Corey Conners 2 (must remain an amateur to compete)
    Nick Cullen BI
    Ben Curtis 3
    John Daly 3, 4
    Jason Day 2, 3, 4, TBI
    Graham DeLaet 4
    Andrew Dodt BI
    Jamie Donaldson 2, 3, 4*, BI
    Victor Dubuisson 2, 3, 4, BI
    Jason Dufner 2, 3, 4
    David Duval 3
    Ernie Els 2, 3, 4
    Matt Every 2, 3, 4, BI
    Nick Faldo 3
    Ross Fisher 3
    Tommy Fleetwood 2, 3
    Rickie Fowler 2, 3, 4, BI
    Marcus Fraser 2, 3
    Hiroyuki Fujita 2, 3
    Jim Furyk 2, 3, 4, BI
    Stephen Gallacher 2, 3, 4*, BI
    Sergio Garcia 2, 3, 4*, BI
    Lucas Glover 2
    Branden Grace 2, 3, BI
    Bill Haas 2, 3, 4, BI
    James Hahn 4, BI
    Todd Hamilton 3
    Padraig Harrington 3, 4, BI
    Scott Hend 3
    Russell Henley 2, 3
    Charley Hoffman 2, 4
    Morgan Hoffmann 2, 3
    J.B. Holmes 2, 3, 4, BI
    Billy Horschel 2, 3, 4, BI
    David Howell 3
    Yuta Ikeda 3
    Mikko Ilonen 3, 4, BI
    Thongchai Jaidee 2, 3
    Miguel Angel Jiménez 2, 3
    Dustin Johnson 2, 3, 4, BI
    Zach Johnson 2, 3, 4*, BI
    Shiv Kapur 2
    Masahiro Kawamura 2
    Martin Kaymer 2, 3, 4, BI
    Chris Kirk 2, 3, 4, BI
    Brooks Koepka 2, 3, 4, BI
    Matt Kuchar 2, 3, 4*, BI
    Anirban Lahiri 2, 3, BI
    Bernhard Langer 3
    Pablo Larrazábal 3
    Paul Lawrie 3
    Tom Lehman 3
    Marc Leishman 2, 3
    Justin Leonard 3
    Alexander Levy 2, 3
    W.C. Liang 2
    David Lipsky 3, BI
    Davis Love III 4
    Shane Lowry 2, 3
    Joost Luiten 2, 3, BI
    Sandy Lyle 3
    Hunter Mahan 2, 3, 4, BI
    Matteo Manassero 3
    Ben Martin 2, 3, 4, BI
    Hideki Matsuyama 2, 3
    Graeme McDowell 2, 3, 4*, BI
    Rory McIlroy 2, 3, 4, BI
    Shaun Micheel 4
    Phil Mickelson 2, 3, 4, BI
    Edoardo Molinari 3
    Francesco Molinari 2
    Colin Montgomerie 2, 4
    Jonathan Moore 3
    Ryan Moore 2, 3, 4, BI
    Garth Mulroy 2
    Kevin Na 2, 3
    Bradley Neil 2 (must remain an amateur to compete)
    Alex Noren 2
    Mark O'Meara 3
    Koumei Oda 3, BI
    Geoff Ogilvy 2, 3
    Louis Oosthuizen 2, 3, 4
    Jason Palmer 2
    Ryan Palmer 2, 3, 4
    Rod Pampling 3
    John Parry 2
    Ian Poulter 2, 3, 4*, BI
    Patrick Reed 2, 3, 4, BI
    Justin Rose 2, 3, 4, BI
    Brett Rumford 3
    Ollie Schniederjans 2, 3 (must remain an amateur to compete in both)
    Charl Schwartzel 2, 3, 4
    Adam Scott 2, 3, 4
    John Senden 2, 3
    Marcel Siem 2, 3, BI
    Webb Simpson 2, 3, 4, BI
    Vijay Singh 4
    Brandt Snedeker 2, 3, 4, BI
    Jordan Spieth 2, 3, 4, BI
    Gary Stal BI
    Henrik Stenson 2, 3, 4, BI
    Robert Streb 4, BI
    Steve Stricker 4
    Andy Sullivan 3
    Nick Taylor 4
    Brendon Todd 2, 3
    David Toms 4
    Cameron Tringale 2, 3
    Tjaart van der Walt 2
    Camilo Villegas 4, BI
    Jimmy Walker 2, 3, 4, BI
    Anthony Wall 3
    Marc Warren 2, 3, 4
    Romain Wattel 3
    Bubba Watson 2, 3, 4, BI
    Tom Watson 3
    Lee Westwood 2, 3, 4, BI
    Bernd Wiesberger 2, 3, 4
    Danny Willett 2, 3, BI
    Oliver Wilson BI
    Gary Woodland 2, 3
    Tiger Woods 2, 3, 4
    Gunn Yang 2, 3 (must remain an amateur to compete in both)
    Y.E. Yang 4

    REMAINING QUALIFYING CRITERIA
    Criteria are listed in chronological order where possible. Best estimates are given but all are subject to change.

    U.S. OPEN (2) @ Chambers Bay – June 18-21
    • Sectional qualifying (10 sites) -- U.S. (June 8).
    • Top 60 from World Ranking on June 15.
    • Special exemptions per USGA Executive Committee.

    OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP (3) @ St. Andrews – July 16-19
    • Top 4, not otherwise exempt, inside the top 12 at the Mizuno Open on Japan Golf Tour (May 31).
    • Top 3, not otherwise exempt, inside the top 10 and ties at the Irish Open (May 31).
    • Top 2, not otherwise exempt, from money list on Japan Golf Tour ending with Japan Golf Tour Championship (June 7).
    • Winner of British Amateur (June 20). [Must remain an amateur to compete.]
    • Winner of U.S. Open (June 21).
    • Top 5 and ties, not otherwise exempt, inside Top 20 in Race to Dubai thru BMW International Open (June 28).
    • Top 4, not otherwise exempt, inside the top 12 and ties at the Travelers Championship (June 28).
    • Top 5 and ties, not otherwise exempt, inside Top 20 in FedExCup points thru the Travelers Championship (June 28).
    • Local Final Qualifying: Top 3 from each of four sites -- Gailes Links; Hillside; Royal Cinque Ports; Woburn (June 30).
    • Top 3, not otherwise exempt, inside the top 10 and ties at the Open de France (July 5).
    • Top 4, not otherwise exempt, inside the top 12 and ties at The Greenbrier Classic (July 5).
    • Top 3, not otherwise exempt, inside the top 10 and ties at the Scottish Open (July 12).
    • Top finisher, not otherwise exempt, inside the top 12 and ties at the John Deere Classic (July 12).

    PGA CHAMPIONSHIP (4) @ Whistling Straits – Aug. 13-16
    • Winners of PGA TOUR events thru the final week before the 2015 PGA Championship.
    • Top 20 from PGA Professional National Championship (June 24).
    • Top 70 from special money list on PGA TOUR from 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and 2014 Barracuda Championship through 2015 Quicken Loans National (Aug. 2).
    • *All 2014 Ryder Cup members, provided they are inside top 100 of World Ranking on Aug. 2.
    • Special exemptions per PGA of America. (This will likely include all golfers inside Top 100 of World Ranking on Aug. 2.)
    • If necessary to compete the field of 156, golfers outside Top 70 from special money list (three lines above) will gain entry in order of position.

    WGC-BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL (BI) @ Firestone Country Club (South Course) - Aug. 6-9
    • Winner of 2015 Japan Golf Tour Championship (June 7).   
    • Top 50 from World Ranking on July 27.    
    • Top 50 from World Ranking on Aug. 3.    
    • Winners of official tournaments from the Federation Tours with an Official World Golf Ranking strength-of-field rating of 115 points or more.