THE OPEN

The Open Championship 2017: Full field

The Open

Take a look at how the field is assembling for the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

Last updated: July 17, 2017
Note: (a) denotes amateur; (d) denotes debut

Category 1: Open champions under 60 on July 23

• Stewart Cink
• Darren Clarke
• Ben Curtis - replaced by Anirban Lahiri
• John Daly
• David Duval
• Ernie Els
• Todd Hamilton
• Padraig Harrington
• Zach Johnson
• Paul Lawrie
• Tom Lehman
• Sandy Lyle
• Rory McIlroy
• Phil Mickelson
• Mark O'Meara
• Louis Oosthuizen
• Henrik Stenson

Category 3: Top 10 and ties from 2016 Open

• Sergio Garcia
• Bill Haas
• Tyrrell Hatton
• J.B. Holmes
• Dustin Johnson
• Andrew Johnston
• Soren Kjeldsen
• Steve Stricker

Category 4: Top 50 players in OWGR for Week 21, 2017

• Daniel Berger
• Wesley Bryan (d)
• Rafa Cabrera-Bello
• Paul Casey
• Kevin Chappell
• Jason Day
• Tony Finau
• Ross Fisher
• Matt Fitzpatrick
• Tommy Fleetwood
• Rickie Fowler
• Branden Grace
• Emiliano Grillo
• Adam Hadwin (d)
• Billy Horschel
• Si-Woo Kim (d)
• Kevin Kisner
• Russell Knox
• Brooks Koepka
• Matt Kuchar
• Marc Leishman
• Hideki Matsuyama
• William McGirt
• Francesco Molinari
• Ryan Moore
• Alex Noren
• Pat Perez
• Thomas Pieters
• Jon Rahm
• Patrick Reed
• Justin Rose
• Charl Schwartzel
• Adam Scott
• Brandt Snedeker
• Jordan Spieth
• Hideto Tanihara
• Justin Thomas
• Jimmy Walker
• Bubba Watson
• Bernd Wiesberger
• Danny Willett
• Gary Woodland

Category 5: Top 30 in 2016 Race to Dubai standings

• Richard Bland
• Haotong Li (d)
• Scott Hend
• David Horsey
• Thongchai Jaidee
• Martin Kaymer
• Shane Lowry
• Joost Luiten
• Thorbjorn Olesen
• Andy Sullivan
• Jeunghun Wang
• Lee Westwood
• Chris Wood

Category 6: BMW PGA Championship winners 2015-17

• Byeong Hun An

Category 7: First 5 European Tour members, not otherwise exempt, in top 20 of Race to Dubai after 2017 BMW International Open

• Pablo Larrazabal
• Alexander Levy

Category 10: PGA Championship winners 2012-16

• Jason Dufner

Category 12: Top 30 in 2016 FedEx Cup

• Roberto Castro
• Kevin Na
• Sean O'Hair
• Jhonattan Vegas (d)

Category 13: First 5 PGA Tour members, not otherwise exempt, in top 20 of FedEx Cup after 2017 Travelers Championship

• Brian Harman
• Russell Henley

Category 15: The Open de Argentina champion

• Kent Bulle (d)

Category 16: Korean Open champion & runner-up

• Yikeun Chang (d)
• Giwhan Kim (d)

Category 19: First or ties on 2016 Tour of Australasia Order of Merit

• Matthew Griffin (d)

Category 20: First or ties on 2016 Sunshine Tour Order of Merit

• Brandon Stone

Category 22: Top 2 on 2016 Japan Golf Tour Official Money List

• Yuta Ikeda

Category 23: Top 2 and ties on 2017 Japan Golf Tour up to and including 2017 Japan Tour Championship

• Yusaku Miyazato
• Shaun Norris (d)

Category 24: 2016 Senior Open champion

• Paul Broadhurst

Category 25: 2017 Amateur champion

• Harry Ellis (a)(d)

Category 27: 2016 & 2017 European Amateur champions

• Luca Cianchetti (a)(d)
• Alfie Plant (a)(d)

Category 28: 2016 Mark H McCormack Medal winner

• Maverick McNealy (a)(d)

Category 29: Top 3, not otherwise exempt, in 2016 Australian Open

• Aaron Baddeley
• Ashley Hall
• Cameron Smith (d)

Category 30: Top 4, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 Singapore Open

• Phachara Khongwatmai
• Jbe Kruger
• Prayad Marksaeng
• Younghan Song (d)

Category 31: Top 3, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 Joburg Open

• Darren Fichardt
• Stuart Manley (d)
• Paul Waring

Category 32: Top 4, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 Mizuno Open

• Adam Bland
• Michael Hendry (d)
• K.T. Kim
• Chan Kim (d)

Category 33: Top 3, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 French Open

• Peter Uihlein
• Mike Lorenzo-Vera
• Alexander Bjork

Category 34: Top 4, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 Quicken Loans National

• Kyle Stanley
• Charles Howell III
• Martin Laird
• Sung Kang

Category 35: Top 3, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 Irish Open

• Richie Ramsay
• Ryan Fox
• David Drysdale

Category 36: Top 4, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 Greenbrier Classic

• Xander Schauffele
• Robert Streb
• Jamie Lovemark
• Sebastian Munoz

Category 37: Top 3, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 Scottish Open

• Callum Shinkwin
• Matthieu Pavon
• Andrew Dodt

Category 38: Top player, not otherwise exempt, in 2017 John Deere Classic

• Bryson DeChambeau

Category 39: Top 3 at Final Open Qualifying - Gailes Links

• Julian Suri (d)
• Connor Syme (d)(a)
• Ryan McCarthy (d)

Category 40: Top 3 at Final Open Qualifying - Hillside

• Adam Hodkinson (d)
• Nick McCarthy (d)
• Haydn McCullen (d)

Category 41: Top 3 at Final Open Qualifying - Royal Cinque Ports

• Austin Connelly (d)
• Robert Dinwiddie
• Matthew Southgate

Category 42: Top 3 at Final Open Qualifying - Woburn

• Shiv Kapur
• Ian Poulter
• Toby Tree (d)

Category 43: Top 3 at Final Open Qualifying - Notts (Hollinwell)

• Laurie Canter (d)
• Joe Dean (d)
• Mark Foster

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