Inside the field: HP Byron Nelson Championship

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May 12, 2013

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By the numbers

Total players: 156
PGA TOUR winners: 71 (for a total of 235 wins)
Major winners: 12
THE PLAYERS winners: 3
World Golf Championship winners: 7
Current FedExCup Rankings: Top 10 (3), Top 30 (9), Top 50 (15)
Official World Golf Ranking: Top 10 (1), Top 30 (7), Top 50 (12)
Foreign tour winners: 37

Champions

2013 PGA TOUR champions: Dustin Johnson (Hyundai Tournament of Champions); Brian Gay (Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation); Matt Kuchar (World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship);  D.A. Points (Shell Houston Open)

Past Champions: Jason Dufner (2012); Keegan Bradley (2011); Jason Day (2010); Rory Sabbatini (2009); Scott Verplank (2007); Ted Purdy (2005); Vijay Singh (2003); Jesper Parnevik (2000)

International players
Country Players
Fabian Gomez, Andres Romero, Angel Cabrera
Stuart Appleby, Steven Bowditch, Greg Chalmers, Jason Day, Scott Gardiner, Nathan Green, Matt Jones, Marc Leishman, Nick O'Hern, Rod Pampling, Cameron Percy, Alistair Presnell, John Senden, Peter Lonard, Andre Stolz
Alexandre Rocha
Brad Fritsch, Graeme DeLaet, Stephen Ames, Mike Weir
CHN Guan Tianlang
Camilo Villegas
Brian Davis, Gary Christian, Greg Owen
FIJ Vijay Singh
Martin Kaymer, Marcel Siem, Alex Cejka
Padraig Harrington
Ryo Ishikawa
Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel, Trevor Immelman, Rory Sabbatini
D.H. Lee, Seung-Yul Noh, Sang-Moon Bae, Y.E. Yang
Freddie Jacobson, David Lingmerth, Henrik Norlander, Jesper Parnevik, Daniel Chopra, Richard S Johnson
How they qualified

Winner - PGA/U.S. Open Championship
Keegan Bradley
Padraig Harrington
Martin Kaymer
Y.E. Yang

Winner - THE PLAYERS Championship
Matt Kuchar

Winner - The Masters
Angel Cabrera
Trevor Immelman
Charl Schwartzel

Winner - British Open (since 1990)
Louis Oosthuizen

Winner - FedExCup
Vijay Singh

Tournament Winner in Past Two Years

Stephen Ames
Charlie Beljan
Jonas Blixt
Michael Bradley
Ben Crane
Ben Curtis
Jason Dufner
Tommy Gainey
Brian Gay
J.J. Henry
John Huh
Freddie Jacobson
Dustin Johnson
Marc Leishman
George McNeill
Bryce Molder
Sean O'Hair
Kenny Perry
Scott Piercy
D.A. Points
Ted Potter, Jr.
Rory Sabbatini
Gary Woodland

Career Money Exemption
Stuart Appleby
Jerry Kelly
Justin Leonard
Mike Weir

Sponsors Exemptions - Qualifying Tournament

Blayne Barber
Chris DiMarco
Ted Purdy
Jeff Quinney

Sponsors Exemptions - Members not otherwise exempt

Nathan Green
Jordan Spieth

Sponsors Exemptions - Unrestricted
Guan Tianlang
Peter Tomasulo

Commissioner Exemption - 2 Foreign Players
Marcel Siem

PGA Section Champion\Player of the Year
Brian Ricketts

Past Champion of Respective Event

Jason Day

Top 30 on Prior Years FedExCup Points List
Robert Garrigus
John Senden

Top 125 on Prior Year's Official Money List

Matt Every
Charlie Wi
Jimmy Walker
Seung-Yul Noh
Jeff Overton
Ken Duke
Ryan Palmer
John Rollins
Brian Davis
Charles Howell III
Charley Hoffman
Dicky Pride
Tom Gillis
William McGirt
Troy Matteson
Harris English
Greg Chalmers
Sang-Moon Bae
Greg Owen
Brian Harman
Pat Perez
Graham DeLaet
Martin Flores
Bob Estes
Andres Romero
Chris Stroud
Chad Campbell
Boo Weekley
Colt Knost
Ricky Barnes
Jason Bohn
Will Claxton
David Mathis
James Driscoll
Jeff Maggert
Tim Herron

Top 125 (Prior Year Nonmember)

Ryo Ishikawa
Major Medical Extension
Steve Marino
Scott Verplank
Brandt Jobe
Kevin Sutherland
Jesper Parnevik
Hank Kuehne
Joe Ogilvie
Wes Short, Jr.

Leading Money Winner from Web.com Tour Prior Year

Casey Wittenberg

Top 10 and Ties from the Previous Event
Robert Karlsson
Vaughn Taylor

Top 25 & Ties Qual.Tourn/2-25 Web.com Tour Prior Year
Luke Guthrie
Brian Stuard
David Lingmerth
Erik Compton
Matt Jones
Scott Langley
Justin Hicks
Fabian Gomez
Nicholas Thompson
Ben Kohles
Dong-hwan Lee
Brad Fritsch
Robert Streb
Patrick Reed
Bobby Gates
Henrik Norlander
Doug LaBelle II
Shawn Stefani
Justin Bolli
Tag Ridings
Steve LeBrun
Luke List
Aaron Watkins
Scott Gardiner
Darron Stiles
Cameron Percy
Chez Reavie
Morgan Hoffmann
Steven Bowditch
Lee Williams
Alistair Presnell
Jin Park
Michael Letzig
Jim Herman
Jeff Gove
Eric Meierdierks
Andrew Svoboda
Paul Haley II
Andres Gonzales
Donald Constable

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

Non-Exempt, Major Medical Extension
Steve Flesch


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