HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The 143 players who have qualified for the 143rd British Open golf championship, to be played July 17-20 at Royal Liverpool. Players listed in only the first category for which they qualified. Nine spots from four tournaments and two alternates still to be determined:
British Open champions 60 or under on July 20: Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Darren Clarke, Louis Oosthuizen, Stewart Cink, Padraig Harrington, Tiger Woods, Todd Hamilton, Ben Curtis, David Duval, Paul Lawrie, Mark O’Meara, Justin Leonard, John Daly, Nick Faldo, Mark Calcavecchia, Sandy Lyle.
British Open champions who have finished in the top 10 in the last five years: Tom Watson.
Top 10 and ties from the 2013 British Open: Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter, Adam Scott, Lee Westwood, Zach Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama, Hunter Mahan, Francesco Molinari.
Top 50 players from the world ranking on May 26: Matt Kuchar, Bubba Watson, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, Jim Furyk, Dustin Johnson, Jason Dufner, Luke Donald, Jimmy Walker, Graeme McDowell, Charl Schwartzel, Thomas Bjorn, Keegan Bradley, Victor Dubuisson, Patrick Reed, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Martin Kaymer, Jamie Donaldson, Brandt Snedeker, Graham DeLaet, Webb Simpson, Bill Haas, Jonas Blixt, Stephen Gallacher, Rickie Fowler, Ryan Moore, Gary Woodland, Harris English, Joost Luiten, Matt Jones, John Senden, Russell Henley, Chris Kirk, Matt Every, Ryan Palmer.
Top 30 in the 2013 Race to Dubai on the European Tour: Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Richard Sterne, Thongchai Jaidee, Matteo Manassero, Peter Uihlein, Brett Rumford, Branden Grace, David Howell, Mikko Ilonen, Gregory Bourdy, Tommy Fleetwood, Bernd Wiesberger, Chris Wood, Paul Casey.
Leading five European Tour members not already exempt from the top 20 in the Race to Dubai through the BMW International Open: Pablo Larrazabal, Shane Lowry, George Coetzee, Rafa Cabrera-Bello.
PGA champions (5 years): Y.E. Yang.
2013 Tour Championship field: Nick Watney, Billy Horschel, Roberto Castro, Kevin Streelman, Brendon de Jonge, Boo Weekley, D.A. Points.
Leading five PGA Tour members, not already exemption from the top 20 of the FedEx Cup standings after the Travelers Championship: Brendon Todd, Kevin Na.
Playing members of the 2013 Presidents Cup teams: Angel Cabrera, Marc Leishman.
Winner of the Asian Tour Order of Merit in 2013: Kiradech Aphibarnrat.
Winner of the Sunshine Tour Order of Merit in 2013: Dawie van der Walt.
2013 Japan Open winner: Masanori Kobayashi.
Leading two players from the 2013 Japan Golf Tour money list: Hyung-Sung Kim.
Leading two players, not already exempt, in a cumulative money list from 2014 Japan Golf Tour events through the Japan Tour Championship: Koumei Oda.
British Senior Open winner: Mark Wiebe.
British Amateur winner: a-Bradley Neil
European Amateur winner: a-Ashley Chesters.
International Final Qualifying (Australia): Bryden Macpherson, Rhein Gibson.
International Final Qualifying (Africa): Jin Jeong, Justin Walters.
International Final Qualifying (Thailand): Hiroshi Iwata, a-Cheng-Tsung Pan, Ashun Wu, Yoshinobu Tsukada.
International Final Qualifying (Japan): Dong-Kyu Jang, Juvic Pagunsan, Hyung-Tae Kim, Tomohiro Kondo.
International Final Qualifying (AT&T National): Shawn Stefani, Charley Hoffman, Ben Martin, Brendan Steele.
International Final Qualifying (Irish Open): Matthew Baldwin, Danny Willet, Edoardo Molinari.
International Final Qualifying (Greenbrier Classic): 4 players TBD.
International Final Qualifying (French Open): 3 players TBD.
International Final Qualifying (John Deere Classic): 1 player TBD.
International Final Qualifying (Scottish Open): 3 players TBD.
Local Final Qualifying: Matthew Southgate, Chris Rodgers, An Byeong-Hun, Marc Warren, Jamie McLeary, Paul McKechnie, a-Paul Dunne, Oliver Fisher, Rhys Enoch, John Singleton, Christopher Hanson, Oscar Floren.
Alternates from the world ranking: Kevin Stadler, J.B. Holmes, K.J. Choi, Erik Compton, Charles Howell III, Brooks Koepka, Chesson Hadley, Freddie Jacobson, Anirban Lahiri, Scott Stallings.
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