Masters 2018: The Field


It's Masters Week: Find out who made it in to the field!

Ian Poulter grabbed the final spot with an impressive victory at the Houston Open, defeating Beau Hossler in a sudden-death play-off to win his first ever PGA Tour strokeplay event - taking the field count up to 87. 

15 Masters rookies are in the 2018 field, including PGA and European Tour winners Tony Finau, Patton Kizzire, Austin Cook, Wesley Bryan, Haotong Li and 2017 PGA Tour rookie of the year Xander Schauffele. The Masters also extended a special invite to Shubhankar Sharma, the 21-year-old Indian player who has won multiple European Tour titles this season and led two rounds of the WGC Mexico. 

The field sits at 87 after Brooks Koepka officially WD with a wrist injury and four invites were extended on Monday following the end of the WGC Dell Match Play. Cameron Smith, Satoshi Kodaira, Dylan Frittelli and Chez Reavie were all ranked between Nos. 44-48 in the latest rankings, earning qualifying spots as the players ranked inside the World's top 50 the Monday before the Masters. For Frittelli and Kodaira, it's a maiden trip to Augusta.

So who didn't qualify? 

2016 runner-up Lee Westwood, who has posted five top 10s in his last eight Masters starts, is currently ranked No. 94 in the World, is going to miss his first trip to Augusta since 2004. 

Fellow well-known Europeans Shane Lowry, Russell Knox, Padraig Harrington, Luke Donald, Andy Sullivan, Chris Wood and Graeme McDowell join Westwood in being sidelined this year.

Ernie Els, Steve Stricker, Brandt Snedeker, JB Holmes and Keegan Bradley are among the other big names not included in this years Augusta field.

Listed below is the full 87 qualifiers so far, in category order of how they made it in to the 2018 field. 

Angel Cabrera  Martin Kaymer Hideki Matsuyama  Austin Cook 
Fred Couples Dustin Johnson  Russell Henley  Ted Potter, Jr. 
Sergio Garcia  Brooks Koepka* Brian Harman  Tony Finau 
Trevor Immelman 

Rory McIlroy

Tommy Fleetwood  Jon Rahm 
Zach Johnson Henrik Stenson  Haotong Li  Webb Simpson
Bernhard Langer  Jason Dufner  Rafa Cabrera-Bello  Gary Woodland
Sandy Lyle Jason Day Francesco Molinari  Adam Hadwin 
Phil Mickelson Jimmy Walker  Patrick Reed  Charley Hoffman 
Larry Mize  Justin Thomas  Louis Oosthuizen Tyrrell Hatton
Mark O'Meara  Rickie Fowler  Wesley Bryan  Alex Noren
Jose Maria Olazabal  Si-Woo Kim  Billy Horschel  Matthew Fitzpatrick 
Charl Schwartzel  Doc Redman Kevin Kisner  Branden Grace
Adam Scott  Doug Ghim  Daniel Berger Ross Fisher 
Vijay Singh  Harry Ellis  Kyle Stanley Yuta Ikeda
Jordan Spieth  Lin Yuxin  Xander Schauffele Bernd Wiesberger
Bubba Watson  Joaquin Niemann  Bryson DeChambeau  Kiradech Aphibarnrat 
Tom Watson  Matt Parziale  Jhonattan Vegas Shubhankar Sharma
Mike Weir  Matt Kuchar  Marc Leishman  Cameron Smith
Danny Willett  Thomas Pieters  Brendan Steele Dylan Frittelli
Tiger Woods  Paul Casey  Pat Perez  Satoshi Kodaira
Ian Woosnam  Kevin Chappell  Patrick Cantlay Chez Reavie
Justin Rose  Ryan Moore  Patton Kizzire  Ian Poulter

*Koepka is not taking up his invitation as he has been forced to WD with a wrist injury

How they qualified for the 2018 Masters

CATEGORY 1: Masters Tournament Champions
Angel Cabrera (ARG)
Fred Couples (USA)
Sergio Garcia (SPA)
Trevor Immelman (RSA)
Zach Johnson (USA)
Bernhard Langer (GER)
Sandy Lyle (SCO)
Phil Mickelson (USA)
Larry Mize (USA)
Mark O'Meara (USA)
Jose Maria Olazabal (SPA)
Charl Schwartzel (RSA)
Adam Scott (AUS)
Vijay Singh (FIJ)
Jordan Spieth (USA)
Bubba Watson (USA)
Tom Watson (USA)
Mike Weir (CAN)
Danny Willett (ENG)
Tiger Woods (USA)
Ian Woosnam (WAL)

CATEGORY 2: U.S. Open champions (Five-year exemption)
Justin Rose (ENG)
Martin Kaymer (GER)
Dustin Johnson (USA)
Brooks Koepka (USA)

CATEGORY 3: The Open Champions (Five-year exemption)
Rory McIlroy (NIR)
Henrik Stenson (SWE)

CATEGORY 4: PGA Champions (Five-year exemption)
Jason Dufner (USA)
Jason Day (AUS)
Jimmy Walker (USA)
Justin Thomas (USA)

CATEGORY 5: The Players Championship Winners (Three-year exemption)
Rickie Fowler (USA)
Si-Woo Kim (KOR)

CATEGORY 6: Current U.S. Amateur champion and runner-up
Doc Redman (USA)
Doug Ghim (USA)

CATEGORY 7: Current British Amateur Champion
Harry Ellis (ENG)

CATEGORY 8: Current Asia-Pacific Amateur Champion
Lin Yuxin (CHN)

CATEGORY 9: Current Latin America Amateur Champion
Joaquin Niemann (CL)

CATEGORY 10: Current U.S. Mid-Amateur Champion
Matt Parziale (USA)

CATEGORY 11: First 12 players (including ties) in previous year's Masters
Matt Kuchar (USA)
Thomas Pieters (BE)
Paul Casey (ENG)
Kevin Chappell (USA)
Ryan Moore (USA)
Hideki Matsuyama (JAP)
Russell Henley (USA)

CATEGORY 12: First 4 players (including ties) in previous year's U.S. Open
Brian Harman (USA)
Tommy Fleetwood (ENG)

CATEGORY 13: First 4 players (including ties) in previous year's Open Championship
Haotong Li (CHINA)
Rafa Cabrera-Bello (SPA)

CATEGORY 14: First 4 players (including ties) in previous year's PGA Championship
Francesco Molinari (ITA)
Patrick Reed (USA)
Louis Oosthuizen (RSA)

CATEGORY 15: Winners of non-opposite PGA Tour events from previous Masters to current Masters
Wesley Bryan (USA)
Billy Horschel (USA)
Kevin Kisner (USA)
Daniel Berger (USA)
Kyle Stanley (USA)
Xander Schauffele (USA)
Bryson DeChambeau (USA)
Jhonattan Vegas (VE)
Marc Leishman (AUS)
Brendan Steele (USA)
Pat Perez (USA)
Patrick Cantlay (USA)
Patton Kizzire (USA)
Austin Cook (CAN)
Ted Potter, Jr. (USA)
Ian Poulter (ENG)

CATEGORY 16: Qualifiers for previous year's season-ending Tour Championship
Tony Finau (USA)
Jon Rahm (SPA)
Webb Simpson (USA)
Gary Woodland (USA)
Adam Hadwin (CAN)
Charley Hoffman (USA)

CATEGORY 17: Top 50 on final Official World Golf Ranking for previous calendar year
Tyrrell Hatton (ENG)
Alex Noren (SWE)
Matthew Fitzpatrick (ENG)
Branden Grace (USA)
Ross Fisher (ENG)
Yuta Ikeda (JAP)
Bernd Wiesberger (AUT)
Kiradech Aphibarnrat (THA)

CATEGORY 18: Top 50 on Official World Golf Ranking published week prior to current Masters

Shubhankar Sharma (IND)