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Qualifications for Invitations

Qualifications for Invitations

Ever wondered how players are able to play our beloved Augusta course every April?  So did we!  Turns out, players receive invitations based on various criteria decided by the Augusta National.  As reported by TheMasters.com, below is a list of those qualifications.

  1. Masters Tournament Champions (Lifetime)
  2. US Open Champions (Honorary, non-competing after 5 years)
  3. British Open Champions (Honorary, non-competing after 5 years)
  4. PGA Champions (Honorary, non-competing after 5 years)
  5. Winners of The Players Championship (Three years)
  6. Current US Amateur Champion (6-A) (Honorary, non-competing after 1 year) and the runner-up (6-B) to the current US Amateur Champion
  7. Current British Amateur Champion (Honorary, non-competing after 1 year)
  8. Current Asian Amateur Champion
  9. Current US Amateur Public Links Champion
  10. Current US Mid-Amateur Champion
  11. The first 16 players, including ties, in the previous year's Masters Tournament
  12. The first 8 players, including ties, in the previous year's US Open Championship
  13. The first 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's British Open Championship
  14. The first 4 players, including ties, in the previous year's PGA Championship
  15. The 30 leaders on the Final Official PGA Tour Money List for the previous calendar year
  16. Winners of PGA Tour events that award a full-point allocation for the season-ending Tour Championship, from previous Masters to current Masters
  17. Those qualifying for the previous year's season-ending Tour Championship
  18. The 50 leaders on the Final Official World Golf Ranking for the previous calendar year
  19. The 50 leaders on the Official World Golf Ranking published during the week prior to the current Masters Tournament
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