Inside the field: Shell Houston Open

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March 25, 2013
By the numbers

Total players: 156
PGA TOUR winners: 74 (for a total of 307 wins)
Major winners:  15
THE PLAYERS winners: 3
World Golf Championship winners: 11
Current FedExCup Rankings: Top 10 (6), Top 30 (21), Top 50 (33)
Official World Golf Ranking: Top 10 (5), Top 30 (13), Top 50 (21)
Foreign tour winners: 42 (for a total of 191 wins)

Champions

2013 champions: Dustin Johnson (Hyundai Tournament of Champions); Russell Henley (Sony Open in Hawaii); Phil Mickelson (Waste Management Phoenix Open); Brandt Snedeker (AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am); John Merrick (Northern Trust Open); Michael Thompson (The Honda Classic); Scott Brown (Puerto Rico Open presented by seepuertorico.com)

Past champions: Hunter Mahan (2012); Phil Mickelson (2011); Paul Casey (2009); Johnson Wagner (2008); Stuart Appleby (2006, 1999)

International players
Country Players
Angel Cabrera, Fabian Gomez, Andres Romero
Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby, Aaron Baddeley, Steven Bowditch, Greg Chalmers, Scott Gardiner, Matt Jones, Marc Leishman, Geoff Ogilvy, Cameron Percy, Alistair Presnell, John Senden, Nathan Green, Mark Hensby, Peter Lonard, Nick O'Hern, Rod Pampling, Andre Stolz
Alexandre Rocha
Graham DeLaet, Brad Fritsch, David Hearn, Mike Weir
Camilo Villegas
Paul Casey, Brian Davis, Ross Fisher, David Lynn, Greg Owen, Lee Westwood, Gary Christian
Alex Cejka
Arjun Atwal
Rory McIlroy
Martin Laird
George Coetzee, Retief Goosen, Branden Grace, Trevor Immelman, Louis Oosthuizen
Sang-Moon Bae, Dong-hwan Lee, Seung-Yul Noh
Jonas Blixt, Freddie Jacobson, David Lingmerth, Henrik Norlander, Henrik Stenson, Daniel Chopra, Richard S. Johnson
   
How they qualified

Winner - PGA/U.S. Open Championship
Keegan Bradley
Lucas Glover
Rory McIlroy

Winner - THE PLAYERS Championship
Henrik Stenson

Winner - The Masters
Angel Cabrera
Trevor Immelman
Phil Mickelson

Winner - British Open (since 1990)
Stewart Cink
Louis Oosthuizen

Winner - TOUR Championship
Bill Haas
Brandt Snedeker

Winner - World Golf Championships Event
Hunter Mahan
Nick Watney

Tournament Winner in Past Two Years
Aaron Baddeley
Charlie Beljan
Jonas Blixt
Michael Bradley
Scott Brown
Jonathan Byrd
Ben Crane
Ben Curtis
Tommy Gainey
Russell Henley
J.J. Henry
John Huh
Freddie Jacobson
Dustin Johnson
Chris Kirk
Martin Laird
Marc Leishman
George McNeill
John Merrick
Bryce Molder
Sean O'Hair
Geoff Ogilvy
Carl Pettersson
D.A. Points
Scott Stallings
Kyle Stanley
Brendan Steele
Steve Stricker
Michael Thompson
Johnson Wagner
Gary Woodland

Career Money Exemption
Stuart Appleby
Jerry Kelly
Justin Leonard
Mike Weir

Sponsors Exemptions - Members not otherwise exempt
Bobby Gates
Mark O'Meara

Sponsors Exemptions - Unrestricted
George Coetzee
Branden Grace
Shane Lowry
Thorbjorn Olesen

PGA Club Professional Champion - 6 Events
Matt Dobyns

PGA Section Champion\Player of the Year
Clayton Wonnell

Past Champion of Respective Event
Paul Casey

Top 30 on Prior Years FedExCup points list
Lee Westwood
Bo Van Pelt
John Senden

Top 125 on Prior Year's Official Money List
Brendon de Jonge
Matt Every
Bud Cauley
Jimmy Walker
Seung-Yul Noh
Jeff Overton
Kevin Stadler
Ken Duke
Ryan Palmer
John Rollins
Brian Davis
Charles Howell III
Charley Hoffman
Tom Gillis
William McGirt
Cameron Tringale
Troy Matteson
Harris English
Greg Chalmers
Sang-Moon Bae
Greg Owen
John Mallinger
Brian Harman
Daniel Summerhays
Pat Perez
Graham DeLaet
Martin Flores
David Hearn
Josh Teater
Bob Estes
Andres Romero
Chris Stroud
Chad Campbell
Boo Weekley
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
Ryo Ishikawa

Major Medical Extension
Retief Goosen
Scott Verplank
Brandt Jobe
Arron Oberholser
Joey Snyder III
Hunter Haas
Hank Kuehne
Joe Ogilvie
Wes Short, Jr.

Top 10 and Ties from the Previous Event
Jordan Spieth
Shawn Stefani
Ben Kohles

Top 25 & Ties Qual.Tourn/2-25 Web.com Tour Prior Year
James Hahn
David Lingmerth
Brian Stuard
Billy Horschel
Scott Langley
Nicholas Thompson
Richard H Lee
Justin Hicks
Patrick Reed
Luke Guthrie
Brad Fritsch
Matt Jones
Erik Compton
Scott Gardiner
Tag Ridings
Ross Fisher
Robert Streb
Doug LaBelle II
Chez Reavie
Alistair Presnell
Peter Tomasulo
Fabian Gomez
Lee Williams
Dong-hwan Lee
Cameron Percy
Steven Bowditch
Luke List
Henrik Norlander

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