Inside the field: PLAYERS Championship

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Adam Scott, this year's Masters champion, won THE PLAYERS in 2004.
May 05, 2013
By the numbers

Total players: 145
PGA TOUR winners: 96 (for a total of 483 wins)
Major winners: 25
THE PLAYERS winners: 9
World Golf Championship winners: 20
Current FedExCup Rankings: Top 10 (10), Top 30 (30), Top 50 (50)
Official World Golf Ranking: Top 10 (10), Top 30 (30), Top 50 (45)
Foreign tour winners: 49

Champions

2013 PGA TOUR champions: Tiger Woods (Farmers Insurance Open, World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational); Dustin Johnson (Hyundai Tournament of Champions); Russell Henley (Sony Open in Hawaii); Brian Gay (Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation); Phil Mickelson (Waste Management Phoenix Open); Brandt Snedeker (AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am); John Merrick (Northern Trust Open); Matt Kuchar (World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship); Michael Thompson (The Honda Classic); Scott Brown (Puerto Rico Open); Kevin Streelman (Tampa Bay Championship); D.A. Points (Shell Houston Open); Martin Laird (Valero Texas Open); Adam Scott (Masters); Graeme McDowell (RBC Heritage); Billy Horschel (Zurich Classic of New Orleans); Derek Ernst (Wells Fargo Championship)

Past Champions: Matt Kuchar (2012); K.J. Choi (2011); Tim Clark (2010); Henrik Stenson (2009); Sergio Garcia (2008); Phil Mickelson (2007); Adam Scott (2004); Davis Love III (1992, 2003); Tiger Woods (2001); Justin Leonard (1998)

International players
Country Players
Fabian Gomez, Andres Romero, Angel Cabrera
Robert Allenby, Aaron Baddeley, Greg Chalmers, Jason Day, Matt Jones, Marc Leishman, Geoff Ogilvy, Adam Scott, John Senden, Stuart Appleby, Steven Bowditch, Scott Gardiner, Nathan Green, Nick O'Hern, Rod Pampling, Cameron Percy, Alistair Presnell
Alexandre Rocha
Brad Fritsch, Graeme DeLaet, David Hearn
Camilo Villegas
Thorbjorn Olesen
Brian Davis, Luke Donald, David Lynn, Greg Owen, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood, Ross Fisher
FIJ Vijay Singh
Martin Kaymer
Padraig Harrington
NIR Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell
Francesco Molinari
Martin Laird
Tim Clark, Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, Branden Grace, Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel, Trevor Immelman, Rory Sabbatini
D.H. Lee, Seung-Yul Noh, Sang-Moon Bae, Y.E. Yang
Sergio Garcia, Gonzalo Fdez-Castano
Peter Hanson, Freddie Jacobson, David Lingmerth, Henrik Stenson, Henrik Norlander, Jesper Parnevik
How they qualified

Tournament Winner in the Past Year
Charlie Beljan
Jonas Blixt
Keegan Bradley
Scott Brown
Jason Dufner
Ernie Els
Derek Ernst
Tommy Gainey
Sergio Garcia
Brian Gay
Russell Henley
J.J. Henry
Billy Horschel
Zach Johnson
Dustin Johnson
Matt Kuchar
Martin Laird
Marc Leishman
Graeme McDowell
Rory McIlroy
John Merrick
Phil Mickelson
Ryan Moore
Scott Piercy
D.A. Points
Ted Potter, Jr.
Adam Scott
Webb Simpson
Brandt Snedeker
Scott Stallings
Kevin Streelman
Michael Thompson
Nick Watney
Tiger Woods

Top 30 on prior year's FedExCup points list
Justin Rose
Louis Oosthuizen
Luke Donald
Lee Westwood
Bubba Watson
Jim Furyk
Hunter Mahan
Steve Stricker
Bo Van Pelt
Robert Garrigus
Carl Pettersson
Rickie Fowler
John Huh
John Senden

Top 125 on prior year's Official Money List

Ben Curtis
Kyle Stanley
Bill Haas
Johnson Wagner
Mark Wilson
Brendon de Jonge
Matt Every
Charlie Wi
Bud Cauley
Ian Poulter
Ben Crane
David Toms
Jimmy Walker
Seung-Yul Noh
Jonathan Byrd
Vijay Singh
Jeff Overton
Padraig Harrington
Kevin Stadler
Ken Duke
Ryan Palmer
John Rollins
Tim Clark
Brian Davis
Charles Howell III
Charley Hoffman
Dicky Pride
Geoff Ogilvy
Tom Gillis
William McGirt
Cameron Tringale
Aaron Baddeley
Troy Matteson
Chris Kirk
Harris English
Greg Chalmers
Bryce Molder
Sang-Moon Bae
Sean O'Hair
Greg Owen
Brian Harman
Jason Day
Charl Schwartzel
Rory Sabbatini
George McNeill
Daniel Summerhays
Pat Perez
Graham DeLaet
Martin Flores
David Hearn
Josh Teater
Bob Estes
Davis Love III
Andres Romero
K.J. Choi
Freddie Jacobson
Chris Stroud
Chad Campbell
Boo Weekley
Colt Knost
Brendan Steele
Robert Allenby
Ricky Barnes
Jason Bohn
Henrik Stenson
Will Claxton
Roberto Castro
Jason Kokrak
David Mathis
James Driscoll
Jeff Maggert
Tim Herron
Kevin Chappell

Top 125 (Medical)
Retief Goosen

Winner - The Masters (Current and last 5 years)
Angel Cabrera

Winner - the U.S. Open (Last 5 years)
Lucas Glover

Winner - the PGA Championship (Last 5 years)
Martin Kaymer
Y.E. Yang

Winner - British Open (Last 5 years)
Stewart Cink

Top 50 - World Golf Ranking
Peter Hanson
Gonzalo Fdez-Castano
Branden Grace
Thorbjorn Olesen
Francesco Molinari

Winner - Senior Players Championship (Prior Year)
Joe Daley

Leading Money Winner from Web.com Prior Year

Casey Wittenberg

Below Top 10 on Current Year FedExCup points

Luke Guthrie
Brian Stuard
James Hahn
Matt Jones
David Lingmerth
Justin Leonard
Richard H Lee
Erik Compton
David Lynn
Jerry Kelly
Nicholas Thompson

 

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