Inside the field: Arnold Palmer Invitational

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March 18, 2012
PGA TOUR staff
Top 10s
FedExCup standings PGA TOUR Money List Official World Golf Ranking
Player (Rk.) Player (Rk.) Player (Rk.)
Johnson Wagner (3) Mark Wilson (3) Webb Simpson (7)
Mark Wilson (4) Justin Rose (4) Justin Rose (8)
Phil Mickelson (5) Phil Mickelson (5)  
Justin Rose (6) Hunter Mahan (6)  
Bill Haas (7) Johnson Wagner (7)  
Hunter Mahan (8) Bill Haas (8)  
Brandt Snedeker (9) Brandt Snedeker (9)  
  Bubba Watson (10)  
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2012 Tournament Winners
Player Event(s) won Tournament
Johnson Wagner 1 Sony Open in Hawaii
Mark Wilson 1 Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation
Brandt Snedeker 1 Farmers Insurance Open
Phil Mickelson 1 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Bill Haas 1 Northern Trust Open
John Huh 1 Mayakoba Golf Classic
Hunter Mahan 1 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship
George McNeill 1 Puerto Rico Open presented by seepuertorico.com
Justin Rose 1 World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship
Past winners of the Arnold Palmer Invitational
Martin Laird (2011) Ernie Els (1998, 2010)
Tiger Woods (2000-2003, 2008-2009) Vijay Singh (2007)
Rod Pampling (2006) Chad Campbell (2004)
Tim Herron (1999) Phil Mickelson (1997)
Andrew Magee (1991) Robert Gamez (1990)
Major winners
Player Major(s) won Tournament
Mike Weir 1 2003 Masters
Graeme McDowell 1 2010 U.S. Open
Trevor Immelman 1 2008 Masters
Zach Johnson 1 2007 Masters
Stewart Cink 1 2009 British Open
Justin Leonard 1 1997 British Open
David Duval 1 2001 British Open
Jim Furyk 1 2003 U.S. Open
David Toms 1 2001 PGA Championship
Davis Love III 1 1997 PGA Championship
Lee Janzen 2 1993, 1998 U.S. Open
Vijay Singh 3 2000 Masters; 1998, 2004 PGA Championship
Ernie Els 3 1994, 1997 U.S. Open; 2002 British Open
Phil Mickelson 4 2004, 2006, 2010 Masters; 2005 PGA Championship
Tiger Woods 14 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005 Masters; 2000, 2002, 2008 U.S. Open; 2000, 2005, 2006 British Open; 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007 PGA Championship
International players
Argentina Andres Romero
Australia Greg Chalmers, Robert Allenby, Rod Pampling
Canada Mike Weir
Colombia Camilo Villegas
Denmark Thomas Bjorn
England Justin Rose, Ian Poulter, Brian Davis, Gary Christian
Fiji Vijay Singh
Northern Ireland Graeme McDowell
Japan Ryo Ishikawa
Korea Seung-Yul Noh, Sang-Moon Bae, Charlie Wi, K.J. Choi
Scotland Martin Laird
South Africa Trevor Immelman, Rory Sabbatini, Tim Clark, Ernie Els
Spain Sergio Garcia
Sweden Carl Pettersson, Henrik Stenson, Fredrik Jacobson, Daniel Chopra
Venezuela Jhonattan Vegas
Zimbabwe Brendon de Jonge
Younger and older
Young Guns (under 30) Grizzled Vets (40 and over)
Seung-Yul Noh Colt Knost Robert Allenby Rod Pampling
Ryo Ishikawa Webb Simpson Gary Christian Dicky Pride
Kelly Kraft Michael Thompson David Duval Ken Duke
John Huh Brendon Todd Harrison Frazar Robert Gamez
Bud Cauley Jason Kokrak Brian Gay Tom Gillis
Harris English Spencer Levin Charlie Wi Jerry Kelly
Sam Saunders Scott Stallings Thomas Bjorn David Toms
Cameron Tringale Jhonattan Vegas K.J. Choi Brandt Jobe
Sang-Moon Bae Gary Woodland Jim Furyk Scott McCarron
Kevin Chappell Matt Every Phil Mickelson Lee Janzen
Brian Harman Kevin Na Mike Weir Skip Kendall
Bobby Gates Jeff Overton Ernie Els Davis Love III
Anthony Kim Kyle Reifers Tim Herron Jeff Maggert
Chris Kirk Brendan Steele Rocco Mediate Andrew Magee
Hunter Mahan Daniel Summerhays Vijay Singh  
Ryan Moore Bill Haas    
Sean O'Hair J.B. Holmes    
Billy Hurley III Martin Laird    
Field updates
Here are the most recent changes to the Arnold Palmer Invitational field:
Greg Owen Sponsor-Unrestricted
Erik Compton Commit
Steve Marino W/D After Deadline
Chris Kirk W/D After Deadline
Thomas Bjorn W/D After Deadline
Bo Van Pelt W/D After Deadline

A total of 121 players will compete at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. Who's playing? We've analyzed the field based on the following categories (please check the bottom for late-breaking updates to the field):

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