2018 Masters Tournament

Dates, qualifying criteria and golfers in the field for the 2018 Masters

Golfer tee off No. 12 of Augusta National during The Masters.
The view from behind the 12th tee during The Masters. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Masters is one of the four major championships in men's professional golf. The 2018 Masters will be the 82nd time the tournament has been played since it was founded in 1934. Here is information on the 2018 Masters golf tournament:

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    Golfers in the Field for the 2018 Masters

    The following golfers have already met selection criteria for the 2018 Masters Tournament and will receive invitations from Augusta National Golf Club:

    Daniel Berger
    Wesley Bryan
    Angel Cabrera
    Rafael Cabrera-Bello
    Patrick Cantlay
    Paul Casey
    Kevin Chappell
    Austin Cook
    Fred Couples
    Jason Day
    Bryson DeChambeau
    Jason Dufner
    a-Harry Ellis
    Tony Finau
    Tommy Fleetwood
    Rickie Fowler
    Sergio García
    a-Doug Ghim
    Adam Hadwin
    Li Haotong
    Brian Harman
    Russell Henley
    Charley Hoffman
    Billy Horschel
    Trevor Immelman
    Dustin Johnson
    Zach Johnson
    Martin Kaymer
    Si-woo Kim
    Kevin Kisner
    Patton Kizzire
    Brooks Koepka
    Matt Kuchar
    Bernhard Langer
    Marc Leishman
    a-Yuxin Lin
    Sandy Lyle
    Hideki Matsuyama
    Rory McIlroy
    Phil Mickelson
    Larry Mize
    Francesco Molinari
    Ryan Moore
    Jose María Olazabal
    Mark O'Meara
    Louis Oosthuizen
    a-Matt Parziale
    Pat Perez Thomas Pieters
    Jon Rahm
    a-Doc Redman
    Patrick Reed
    Justin Rose
    Xander Schauffele
    Charl Schwartzel
    Adam Scott
    Webb Simpson
    Vijay Singh
    Jordan Spieth
    Kyle Stanley
    Brendan Steele
    Henrik Stenson
    Justin Thomas
    Jhonattan Vegas
    Jimmy Walker
    Bubba Watson
    Mike Weir
    Danny Willett
    Gary Woodland
    Tiger Woods
    Ian Woosnam

     

    Qualifying Criteria for the 2018 Masters Golf Tournament

    There are multiple ways that golfers can qualify to receive an invitation to play in The Masters. In fact, there are 18 ways —18 qualifying criteria. In addition, The Masters Committee can, at its discretion, invite international players who did not meet any of the 18 qualifying criteria below.

    Who earns invitations to the 2018 Masters golf tournament? Players who meet these qualifications:

    • Former winners of The Masters
    • Winners of the last five U.S. Opens
    • Winners of the last five British Opens
    • Winners of the last five PGA Championships
    • Winners of the last three Players Championships
    • Winner and runner-up from the last U.S. Amateur Championship
    • Winner of the last British Amateur Championship
    • Winner of the last Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship
    • Winner of the last Latin America Amateur Championship
    • Winner of the last U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship
    • The top 12 finishers (including ties) from last year's Masters tournament
    • The top 4 finishers (including ties), from last year's U.S. Open
    • The top 4 finishers (including ties) from last year's British Open
    • The top 4 finishers (including ties) from last year's PGA Championship
    • Winners of PGA Tour events that award full FedEx Cup points, from the period of the previous Masters to the current Masters
    • All golfers who qualified for the previous year's Tour Championship
    • The Top 50 golfers in the final Official World Golf Ranking of the previous calendar year
    • The Top 50 golfers in the Official World Golf Ranking from the week prior to the current Masters

    The official website of The Masters Tournament is at masters.com.

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