2018 Masters Tournament field list

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Jon Rahm won the CareerBuilder Challenge in a four-hole playoff against Andrew Landry. Rahm already earned a spot in the field by finishing 2017 in the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking and by qualifying for the 2017 Tour Championship.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Sunday, January 21, 2018 | 9:24 p.m.
Here is the unofficial field for the 2018 Masters Tournament as it stands right now. The number in parentheses indicates the category or categories in which each player earned his spot:
 
CATEGORY 1: Masters Tournament Champions
Angel Cabrera (1), Argentina
Fred Couples (1)
Sergio Garcia (1, 16, 17), Spain
Trevor Immelman, (1), South Africa
Zach Johnson (1, 3, 17)
Bernhard Langer (1), Germany
Sandy Lyle (1), Scotland
Phil Mickelson (1, 3, 17)
Larry Mize (1)
Mark O’Meara (1)
Jose Maria Olazabal (1), Spain
Charl Schwartzel (1, 11, 17), South Africa
Adam Scott (1, 11, 17), Australia
Vijay Singh (1), Fiji
Jordan Spieth (1, 2, 3, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17)
Bubba Watson (1)
Tom Watson (1) 
Mike Weir (1), Canada
Danny Willett (1), England
Tiger Woods (1)
Ian Woosnam (1), Wales
 
CATEGORY 2: U.S. Open champions (Five-year exemption)
Justin Rose (2, 11, 15, 16, 17), England
Martin Kaymer (2), Germany
Dustin Johnson (2, 15, 16, 17)
Brooks Koepka (2, 11, 12, 16, 17)
 
CATEGORY 3: The Open Champions (Five-year exemption)
Rory McIlroy (3, 4, 11, 13, 17), Northern Ireland
Henrik Stenson (3, 15, 17)
 
CATEGORY 4: PGA Champions (Five-year exemption)
Jason Dufner (4, 15, 16, 17)
Jason Day (4, 5, 16, 17), Australia
Jimmy Walker (4)
Justin Thomas (4, 15, 16, 17)
 
CATEGORY 5: The Players Championship Winners (Three-year exemption)
Rickie Fowler (5, 11, 16, 17)
Si-Woo Kim (5, 17), South Korea
 
CATEGORY 6: Current U.S. Amateur champion and runner-up
Doc Redman (6)
Doug Ghim (6)
 
CATEGORY 7: Current British Amateur Champion
Harry Ellis (7), England
 
CATEGORY 8: Current Asia-Pacific Amateur Champion
Lin Yuxin (8), China
 
CATEGORY 9: Current Latin America Amateur Champion
TBD
 
CATEGORY 10: Current U.S. Mid-Amateur Champion
Matt Parziale (10)
 
CATEGORY 11: First 12 players (including ties) in previous year's Masters
Matt Kuchar (11, 13, 16, 17)
Thomas Pieters (11, 17), Germany
Paul Casey (11, 16, 17), England
Kevin Chappell (11, 15, 16, 17)
Ryan Moore (11)
Hideki Matsuyama (11, 12, 15, 16, 17)
Russell Henley (11, 16, 17)
 
CATEGORY 12: First 4 players (including ties) in previous year's U.S. Open 
Brian Harman (12, 15, 16, 17)
Tommy Fleetwood (12, 17)
 
CATEGORY 13: First 4 players (including ties) in previous year's Open Championship 
Haotong Li (13)
Rafa Cabrera-Bello (13, 17)
 
CATEGORY 14: First 4 players (including ties) in previous year's PGA Championship
Francesco Molinari (14, 17)
Patrick Reed (14, 16, 17)
Louis Oosthuizen (14, 17)
 
CATEGORY 15: Winners of non-opposite PGA Tour events from previous Masters to current Masters
Wesley Bryan (15)
Billy Horschel (15)
Kevin Kisner (15, 16, 17)
Daniel Berger (15, 16, 17)
Kyle Stanley (15, 16, 17)
Xander Schauffele (15, 16, 17)
Bryson DeChambeau (15)
Jhonattan Vegas (15, 16, 17)
Marc Leishman (15, 16 17)
Brendan Steele (15, 17)
Pat Perez (15, 16, 17)
Patrick Cantlay (15, 16, 17)
Patton Kizzire (15)
Austin Cook (15)
 
CATEGORY 16: Qualifiers for previous year's season-ending Tour Championship
Tony Finau (16)
Jon Rahm (16, 17)
Webb Simpson (16, 17)
Gary Woodland (16)
Adam Hadwin (16)
Charley Hoffman (16, 17)
 
CATEGORY 17: Top 50 on final Official World Golf Ranking for previous calendar year 
Tyrrell Hatton (17)
Alex Noren (17)
Matthew Fitzpatrick (17)
Branden Grace (17)
Ross Fisher (17)
Yuta Ikeda (17)
Bernd Wiesberger (17)
Kiradech Aphibarnrat (17)
 
CATEGORY 18: Top 50 on Official World Golf Ranking published week prior to current Masters
TBD

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.