Inside the field: Valero Texas Open

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April 01, 2013

VALERO TEXAS OPEN: View the complete field list

By the numbers

Total players: 156
PGA TOUR winners: 63 (for a total of 216 wins)
Major winners:  12
THE PLAYERS winners: 5
World Golf Championship winners: 7
Current FedExCup Rankings: Top 10 (1), Top 30 (9), Top 50 (18)
Official World Golf Ranking: Top 10 (2), Top 30 (7), Top 50 (11)
Foreign tour winners: 37 (for a total of 182 wins)

Champions

2013 PGA TOUR champions: Brian Gay (Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation); John Merrick (Northern Trust Open); Matt Kuchar (World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play); Scott Brown (Puerto Rico Open presented by seepuertorico.com); D.A. Points (Shell Houston Open)

Past champions: Ben Curtis (2012); Brendan Steele (2011); Justin Leonard (2007, 2001, 2000); Tim Herron (1997)

International players
Country Players
Andres Romero
Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby, Aaron Baddeley, Steven Bowditch, Greg Chalmers, Scott Gardiner, Nathan Green, Nick O'Hern, Rod Pampling, Cameron Percy, Alistair Presnell, Mark Hensby, Peter Lonard, Andre Stolz
Brad Fritsch
Gary Christian, Brian Davis, Ross Fisher, David Lynn, Ian Poulter
Alex Cejka, Marcel Siem
Arjun Atwal
Padraig Harrington, Shane Lowry
Rory McIlroy
Martin Laird
Retief Goosen, Charl Schwartzel
Sang-Moon Bae, Dong-hwan Lee, Seung-Yul Noh
Gonzalo Fdez-Castano
Peter Hanson, Freddie Jacobson, David Lingmerth, Henrik Norlander, Daniel Chopra, Richard S Johnson
Jamie Donaldson
How they qualified

Winner - PGA/U.S. Open Championship
Padraig Harrington
Rory McIlroy

Winner - THE PLAYERS Championship
K.J. Choi
Matt Kuchar

Winner - The Masters
Charl Schwartzel

Winner - TOUR Championship
Jim Furyk

Winner - World Golf Championships Event
Ian Poulter

Tournament Winner in Past Two Years
Aaron Baddeley
Charlie Beljan
Scott Brown
Jonathan Byrd
Ben Curtis
Tommy Gainey
Brian Gay
J.J. Henry
John Huh
Freddie Jacobson
Martin Laird
John Merrick
Bryce Molder
D.A. Points
Scott Stallings
Kyle Stanley
Brendan Steele
David Toms
Johnson Wagner
Gary Woodland

Career Money Exemption
Stuart Appleby
Jerry Kelly
Justin Leonard

Sponsors Exemptions - Qualifying Tournament
David Duval
Jason Gore
Shane Lowry
John Peterson

Sponsors Exemptions - Members not otherwise exempt
Cameron Beckman
Jordan Spieth

Sponsors Exemptions - Unrestricted
Rich Beem
Marcel Siem

Commissioner Exemption - 2 Foreign Players
Jamie Donaldson
Gonzalo Fdez-Castano

PGA Section Champion\Player of the Year
Carl Cooper

Top 125 on Prior Year's Official Money List
Brendon de Jonge
Matt Every
Charlie Wi
Bud Cauley
Jimmy Walker
Seung-Yul Noh
Jeff Overton
Ken Duke
Ryan Palmer
Brian Davis
Charley Hoffman
Dicky Pride
Tom Gillis
William McGirt
Cameron Tringale
Troy Matteson
Harris English
Greg Chalmers
Sang-Moon Bae
John Mallinger
Brian Harman
Daniel Summerhays
Martin Flores
Bob Estes
Andres Romero
Chris Stroud
Chad Campbell
Colt Knost
Robert Allenby
Ricky Barnes
Jason Bohn
Troy Kelly
Will Claxton
Roberto Castro
Jason Kokrak
David Mathis
James Driscoll
Jeff Maggert
Tim Herron
Kevin Chappell

Top 125 (Prior Year Nonmember)
David Lynn
Peter Hanson
Major Medical Extension
Retief Goosen
Steve Marino
Scott Verplank
Brandt Jobe
Joey Snyder III
Hunter Haas
Joe Ogilvie
Wes Short, Jr.

Top 10 and Ties from the Previous Event
Billy Horschel

Top 25 & Ties Qual.Tourn/2-25 Web.com Tour Prior Year
James Hahn
David Lingmerth
Scott Langley
Nicholas Thompson
Richard H Lee
Justin Hicks
Patrick Reed
Brad Fritsch
Scott Gardiner
Tag Ridings
Ross Fisher
Robert Streb
Chez Reavie
Alistair Presnell
Peter Tomasulo
Lee Williams
Dong-hwan Lee
Ben Kohles
Cameron Percy
Steven Bowditch
Luke List
Shawn Stefani
Henrik Norlander
Jin Park
Justin Bolli
Jim Herman
Eric Meierdierks
Michael Letzig
Darron Stiles
Robert Karlsson
Derek Ernst
Morgan Hoffmann
Neal Lancaster
Steve LeBrun
Jeff Gove
Paul Haley II
Andres Gonzales
Aaron Watkins
Andrew Svoboda
Bobby Gates
Donald Constable

126-150 on Prior Year's Money List
Rod Pampling
Billy Mayfair
Gary Christian
D.J. Trahan
Bill Lunde
Tim Petrovic
Vaughn Taylor
Heath Slocum
Russell Knox
Nick O'Hern
John Daly
Brendon Todd

Non-Exempt, Major Medical Extension
Scott McCarron

Beyond 150th on Money List
Joe Durant
Chris DiMarco
Nathan Green
Lee Janzen
Arjun Atwal
Matt Bettencourt

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