2018 Masters Tournament field list

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Published: Monday, April 24, 2017 | 8:13 a.m.

The 2018 Masters Tournament will be contested at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 5-8, 2018, where Spain's Sergio Garcia will return as the defending champion.

Here's a look at the unofficial and ever growing field list. Players qualifying under more than one category are listed under the first category of which they qualified.

CATEGORY 1: Masters Tournament Champions (Lifetime)
Angel Cabrera (1)
Fred Couples (1)
Sergio Garcia (1)
Trevor Immelman, (1)
Zach Johnson (1)
Bernhard Langer (1)
Sandy Lyle (1)
Phil Mickelson (1)
Larry Mize (1)
Mark O’Meara (1)
Jose Maria Olazabal (1)
Charl Schwartzel (1)
Adam Scott (1)
Vijay Singh (1)
Jordan Spieth (1)
Bubba Watson (1)
Mike Weir (1)
Danny Willett (1)
Tiger Woods (1)
Ian Woosnam (1)

CATEGORY 2: U.S. Open Champions (Honorary, non-competing after five years)
Dustin Johnson (2)
Martin Kaymer (2)
Justin Rose (2)

CATEGORY 3: British Open Champions (Honorary, non-competing after five years)
Rory McIlroy (3)
Henrik Stenson (3)

CATEGORY 4: PGA Champions (Honorary, non-competing after five years)
Jason Day (4)
Jason Dufner (4)
Jimmy Walker (4)

CATEGORY 5: Winners of The Players Championship (Three years)
Rickie Fowler (5)

CATEGORY 6: Current Olympic Gold Medalist (One year)
Not applicable

CATEGORY 7: Current US Amateur Champion (7-A) (Honorary, non-competing after one year); Runner-up (7-B) to the current US Amateur Champion

CATEGORY 8: Current British Amateur Champion (Honorary, non-competing after one year)

CATEGORY 9: Current Asia-Pacific Amateur Champion

CATEGORY 10: Current Latin America Amateur Champion

CATEGORY 11: Current U.S. Mid-Amateur Champion

CATEGORY 12: The first 12 players, including ties, in the previous year's Masters Tournament
Matt Kuchar (12)
Thomas Pieters (12)
Paul Casey (12)
Kevin Chappell (12)
Ryan Moore (12)
Hideki Matsuyama (12)
Russell Henley (12)
Brooks Koepka (12)

CATEGORY 13: The first four players, including ties, in the previous year's U.S. Open

CATEGORY 14: The first four players, including ties, in the previous year's British Open

CATEGORY 15: The first four players, including ties, in the previous year's PGA Championship

CATEGORY 16: Individual winners of PGA Tour events that award a full-point allocation for the season-ending Tour Championship, from previous Masters to current Masters
Wesley Bryan (16)
Kevin Chappell (16)

CATEGORY 17: Those qualifying for the previous year's season-ending Tour Championship

CATEGORY 18: The 50 leaders on the Final Official World Golf Ranking for the previous calendar year

CATEGORY 19: The 50 leaders on the Official World Golf Ranking published during the week prior to the current Masters Tournament
 

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.