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    • Adam Scott won't have to worry about qualifying for the Masters. Last year's victory earned him a lifetime exemption. (David Cannon/Getty Images) Adam Scott won't have to worry about qualifying for the Masters. Last year's victory earned him a lifetime exemption. (David Cannon/Getty Images)

    A closer look at how players qualify for the Masters and what categories each player qualified under:

    HOW PLAYERS QUALIFY
    1. Masters Tournament champions (Lifetime)
    2. Winners of the U.S. Open (5 years)
    3. Winners of the Open Championship (5 years)
    4. Winners of the PGA Championship (5 years)
    5. Winners of The Players Championship (3  years)
    6. Current U.S. Amateur champion (6-A) and runner-up (6-B)
    7. Current British Amateur champion
    8. Current Asia-Pacific Amateur champion
    9. Current U.S. Amateur Public Links champion
    10. Current U.S. Mid-Amateur champion
    11. The first 12 players, including ties, in the previous year's Masters Tournament
    12. The first 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's U.S. Open Championship
    13. The first 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's Open Championship
    14. The first 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's PGA Championship
    15. Winners of PGA TOUR events that award a full-point allocation for the season-ending TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, from previous Masters to current Masters
    16. Those qualifying for the previous year's season-ending TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola
    17. The 50 leaders in the final Official World Golf Ranking for the previous calendar year
    18. The 50 leaders on the Official World Golf Ranking published during the week prior to the current Masters Tournament
    (Note: # - first Masters; * - amateur;  ^ - special international invitees; .number after each name indicates the basis of qualification.)

    2014 QUALIFIERS
    Sang-Moon Bae
     (15)
    Korea

    Thomas Bjørn (17,18)
    Denmark

    Jonas Blixt (14,15,17)
    Sweden

    # Steven Bowditch (15)
    Australia

    Keegan Bradley (4,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Angel Cabrera (1,11)
    Argentina

    Roberto Castro (16)
    United States of America

    K.J. Choi (5)
    Korea

    Stewart Cink (3)
    United States of America

    Tim Clark (11)
    South Africa

    Darren Clarke (3)
    Northern Ireland

    Fred Couples (1)
    United States of America

    Ben Crenshaw (1)
    United States of America

    Jason Day (11,12,15,16,17,18)
    Australia

    Brendon de Jonge (16)
    Zimbabwe

    Graham DeLaet (16,17,18)
    Canada

    Luke Donald (16,17,18)
    England

    Jamie Donaldson (17,18)
    Wales

    Victor Dubuisson (17,18)
    France

    Jason Dufner (4,12,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Ken Duke (15)
    United States of America

    Ernie Els (3,12,17,18)
    South Africa

    Harris English (15,18)
    United States of America

    Derek Ernst (15)
    United States of America

    # Matt Every (15,18)
    United States of America

    Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (17,18)
    Spain

    #* Matthew Fitzpatrick (6-A)
    England

    Rickie Fowler (17,18)
    United States of America

    Jim Furyk (14,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    # Stephen Gallacher (18)
    Scotland

    Sergio Garcia (11,16,17,18)
    Spain

    Lucas Glover (2)
    United States of America

    #* Oliver Goss (6-B)
    Australia

    Branden Grace (17)
    South Africa

    Bill Haas (15,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Peter Hanson (17)
    Sweden

    Russell Henley (15,18)
    United States of America

    Billy Horschel (12,15,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    John Huh (11)
    United States of America

    Trevor Immelman (1)
    South Africa

    Thongchai Jaidee (17,18)
    Thailand

    Miguel Angel Jimenez (17,18)
    Spain

    Dustin Johnson (15,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Zach Johnson (1,15,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    # Matt Jones (15)
    Australia

    Martin Kaymer (4,17)
    Germany

    Chris Kirk (15)
    United States of America

    Matt Kuchar (5,11,15,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Bernhard Langer (1)
    Germany

    #* Chang-woo Lee (8)
    Korea

    Marc Leishman (11)
    Australia

    Joost Luiten (17,18)
    Netherlands

    Sandy Lyle (1)
    Scotland

    David Lynn (17)
    England

    Hunter Mahan (12,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Matteo Manassero (17)
    Italy

    Hideki Matsuyama (17,18)
    Japan

    #* Michael McCoy (10)
    United States of America

    Graeme McDowell (2,15,17,18)
    Northern Ireland

    Rory McIlroy (2,4,17,18)
    Northern Ireland

    Phil Mickelson (1,3,12,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Larry Mize (1)
    United States of America

    Francesco Molinari (17,18)
    Italy

    Ryan Moore (15,17,18)
    United States of America

    #* Jordan Niebrugge (9)
    United States of America

    Mark O'Meara (1)
    United States of America

    Jose Maria Olazabal (1)
    Spain

    Thorbjørn Olesen (11)
    Denmark

    Louis Oosthuizen (3,17,18)
    South Africa

    D.A. Points (16)
    United States of America

    #* Garrick Porteous (7)
    England

    Ian Poulter (13,17,18)
    England

    Patrick Reed (15,18)
    United States of America

    Justin Rose (2,16,17,18)
    England

    Charl Schwartzel (1,16,17,18)
    South Africa

    Adam Scott (1,13,15,16,17,18)
    Australia

    John Senden (15)
    Australia

    Webb Simpson (2,15,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Vijay Singh (1)
    Fiji

    Brandt Snedeker (11,15,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Jordan Spieth (15,16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Craig Stadler (1)
    United States of America

    Kevin Stadler (15)
    United States of America

    Scott Stallings (15)
    United States of America

    Henrik Stenson (13,14,15,16,17,18)
    Sweden

    Kevin Streelman (16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Steve Stricker (16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Jimmy Walker (15,17,18)
    United States of America

    Nick Watney (16,17,18)
    United States of America

    Bubba Watson (1,15,17,18)
    United States of America

    Tom Watson (1)
    United States of America

    Boo Weekley (15,16)
    United States of America

    Mike Weir (1)
    Canada

    Lee Westwood (11,13,17,18)
    England

    Gary Woodland (16,18)
    United States of America

    Ian Woosnam (1)
    Wales

    Y.E. Yang (4)
    Korea

    PAST CHAMPIONS NOT EXPECTED TO COMPETE
    Tommy Aaron
    Jack Burke Jr.
    Billy Casper
    Charles Coody
    Nick Faldo
    Raymond Floyd
    Doug Ford
    Bob Goalby
    Jack Nicklaus
    Arnold Palmer
    Gary Player
    Tiger Woods
    Fuzzy Zoeller

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