The 119th U.S. Open: Who's Exempt
August 18, 2018 By USGA
Xander Schauffele finished tied for sixth at Shinnecock Hills to secure a spot at Pebble Beach. (USGA/Chris Keane)

Below is a list of players who are exempt into the 119th U.S. Open Championship, which will be played at Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links, June 13-16, 2019. 

Exempt players must still file a championship entry, and all exemption critera is subject to change.

  • Winners of the U.S. Open last 10 Years: 
    Lucas Glover
    Dustin Johnson
    Martin Kaymer
    Brooks Koepka
    Graeme McDowell
    Rory McIlroy
    Justin Rose
    Webb Simpson
    Jordan Spieth

  • Winner of the 2018 Amateur Championship conducted by The R&A (must be an amateur):
    Jovan Rebula

  • Winners of the Masters Tournament the last five years:
    Sergio Garcia
    Jordan Spieth
    Danny Willett
    Patrick Reed
    (2019 winner)

  • Winners of The Open Championship the last five years:
    Zach Johnson
    Rory McIlroy
    Francesco Molinari
    Jordan Spieth
    Henrik Stenson

  • Winners of the PGA Championship the last five years:
    Jason Day
    Rory McIlroy
    Justin Thomas
    Jimmy Walker
    Brooks Koepka

  • Winners of the Players Championship the last three years:
    Si Woo Kim
    Webb Simpson
    (2019 winner)

  • Winner of the 2018 U.S. Senior Open:
    David Toms

  • From the 2018 U.S. Open, the lowest 10 scorers and ties:  
    Daniel Berger
    Tony Finau
    Tommy Fleetwood
    Tyrrell Hatton
    Dustin Johnson
    Brooks Koepka
    Patrick Reed
    Justin Rose
    Xander Schauffele
    Webb Simpson
    Henrik Stenson

  • Winner of the 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur (Must be an amateur):
    Michael Thorbjornsen

  • Winner and Runner-up of 2018 U.S. Amateur (Must be an amateur):
    Devon Bling
    Viktor Hovland

     
  • Players qualifying for the season-ending 2018 Tour Championship:
    (Players to be determined)

  • Winner of the 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur (Must be an amateur):
    (to be conducted Sept. 22-27)

  • Top 60 in the Official World Golf Ranking as of June 10, 2019, and an earlier date to be determined
    (Players to be determined)
     
  • Special exemptions as selected by the USGA