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2017 Masters Tournament

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Dates  April 6–9, 2017
Par  72
Location  Augusta, Georgia, U.S.
Length  7,435 yards (6,799 m)
2017 Masters Tournament
Course(s)  Augusta National Golf Club
Tour(s)  PGA Tour European Tour Japan Golf Tour

The 2017 Masters Tournament will be the 81st edition of the Masters Tournament and the first of golf's four major championships to be held in 2017. It is scheduled for April 6–9 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

Field

The Masters has the smallest field of the four major championships. Officially, the Masters remains an invitation event, but there is a set of qualifying criteria that determines who is included in the field. Each player is classified according to the first category by which he qualified, with other categories in which he qualified shown in parentheses. Dates when a qualifying category will be completely determined are indicated in italics.

Golfers who qualify based solely on their performance in amateur tournaments (categories 6–10) must remain amateurs on the starting day of the tournament to be eligible to play.

1. Past Masters Champions

Ángel Cabrera, Fred Couples, Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson (3,18), Bernhard Langer, Sandy Lyle, Phil Mickelson (3,14,17,18), Larry Mize, José María Olazábal, Mark O'Meara, Charl Schwartzel (17,18), Adam Scott (17,18), Vijay Singh, Jordan Spieth (2,12,16,17,18), Bubba Watson (17,18), Mike Weir, Danny Willett (12,18), Tiger Woods, Ian Woosnam

  • The following past champions are not expected to enter: Tommy Aaron, Jack Burke, Jr., Charles Coody, Ben Crenshaw, Nick Faldo, Raymond Floyd, Doug Ford, Bob Goalby, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Craig Stadler, Tom Watson, Fuzzy Zoeller.
  • 2. Winners of the last five U.S. Opens

    Dustin Johnson (12,13,16,17,18), Martin Kaymer (5), Justin Rose (6,12,18), Webb Simpson

    3. Winners of the last five British Opens

    Ernie Els, Rory McIlroy (4,12,16,17,18), Henrik Stenson (14,18)

    4. Winners of the last five PGA Championships

    Jason Day (5,12,15,17,18), Jason Dufner (17), Jimmy Walker (15,17,18)

    5. Winners of the last three The Players Championships

    Rickie Fowler (16,18)

    6. Winner of the 2016 Olympic Golf Tournament
  • Eligible under category 2
  • 7. Top two finishers in the 2016 U.S. Amateur

    Brad Dalke (a), Curtis Luck (a,9)

    8. Winner of the 2016 Amateur Championship

    Scott Gregory (a)

    9. Winner of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship
  • Eligible under category 7
  • 10. Winner of the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship

    Toto Gana (a)

    11. Winner of the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur

    Stewart Hagestad (a)

    12. The top 12 finishers and ties in the 2016 Masters Tournament

    Daniel Berger (16,17,18), Paul Casey (17,18), Matthew Fitzpatrick (18), J. B. Holmes (14,17,18), Søren Kjeldsen (18), Hideki Matsuyama (15,16,17,18), Brandt Snedeker (17,18), Lee Westwood (18)

    13. Top 4 finishers and ties in the 2016 U.S. Open

    Jim Furyk (18), Shane Lowry (18), Scott Piercy (18)

    14. Top 4 finishers and ties in the 2016 British Open Championship

    Steve Stricker

    15. Top 4 finishers and ties in the 2016 PGA Championship

    Branden Grace (15,16,18), Brooks Koepka (18), Daniel Summerhays

    16. Winners of PGA Tour events that award a full-point allocation for the FedEx Cup, between the 2016 Masters Tournament and the 2017 Masters Tournament

    Sergio García (18), James Hahn, Charley Hoffman, Mackenzie Hughes, Billy Hurley III, Kim Si-woo (17), Russell Knox (17,18), William McGirt (17,18), Ryan Moore (17,18), Rod Pampling, Pat Perez, Jon Rahm, Patrick Reed (17,18), Brendan Steele, Brian Stuard, Hudson Swafford, Justin Thomas (17,18), Jhonattan Vegas (17) (as of The Honda Classic), April 2

    17. All players qualifying for the 2016 edition of the Tour Championship

    Roberto Castro, Kevin Chappell (18), Emiliano Grillo (18), Kevin Kisner, Matt Kuchar (18), Kevin Na (18), Sean O'Hair, Gary Woodland (18)

    18. Top 50 on the final 2016 Official World Golf Ranking list

    An Byeong-hun, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Bill Haas, Tyrrell Hatton, Yuta Ikeda, Francesco Molinari, Alexander Norén, Louis Oosthuizen, Thomas Pieters, Andy Sullivan, Bernd Wiesberger, Chris Wood

    19. Top 50 on the Official World Golf Ranking list on March 27

    March 27

    20. International invitees

    References

    2017 Masters Tournament Wikipedia


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