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(a) Denotes Amateur | Bold - U.S. Open Champion
Adri Arnaus A. Arnaus
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Daniel Berger D. Berger
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Wil Besseling W. Besseling
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Richard Bland R. Bland
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Keegan Bradley K. Bradley
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Sam Burns S. Burns
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
12
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2021 U.S. Open to the 2022 U.S. Open
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Patrick Cantlay P. Cantlay
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
12
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2021 U.S. Open to the 2022 U.S. Open
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Stewart Cink S. Cink
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
Corey Conners C. Conners
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Bryson DeChambeau B. DeChambeau
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2012-21)
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Nicholas Dunlap (a) N. Dunlap
5
Winners of the 2021 U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships, and the 2021 U.S. Amateur runner-up (Must be an amateur)
Harris English H. English
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Tony Finau T. Finau
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Matthew Fitzpatrick M. Fitzpatrick
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Tommy Fleetwood T. Fleetwood
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Ryan Fox R. Fox
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Jim Furyk J. Furyk
3
Winner of the 2021 U.S. Senior Open
Sergio Garcia S. Garcia
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Talor Gooch T. Gooch
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Branden Grace B. Grace
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
Austin Greaser (a) A. Greaser
5
Winners of the 2021 U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships, and the 2021 U.S. Amateur runner-up (Must be an amateur)
Stewart Hagestad (a) S. Hagestad
5
Winners of the 2021 U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships, and the 2021 U.S. Amateur runner-up (Must be an amateur)
Brian Harman B. Harman
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Tyrrell Hatton T. Hatton
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Russell Henley R. Henley
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Lucas Herbert L. Herbert
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Tom Hoge T. Hoge
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Max Homa M. Homa
12
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2021 U.S. Open to the 2022 U.S. Open
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Billy Horschel B. Horschel
10
Winner of 2021 BMW PGA Championship
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Sam Horsfield S. Horsfield
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Viktor Hovland V. Hovland
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Sungjae Im S. Im
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Dustin Johnson D. Johnson
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2012-21)
6
Winners of the Masters Tournament from 2018-22
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Si Woo Kim S. Kim
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Joohyung Kim J. Kim
17
From the 2020/21 Asian Tour Final Order of Merit, the top finisher who is not otherwise exempt as of May 23
Kevin Kisner K. Kisner
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Brooks Koepka B. Koepka
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2012-21)
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2017-22
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Jason Kokrak J. Kokrak
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Kyoung-Hoon Lee K. Lee
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Min Woo Lee M. Lee
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Marc Leishman M. Leishman
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Luke List L. List
21
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of June 6, 2022, if not previously exempt
Shane Lowry S. Lowry
8
Winners of The Open Championship from 2017-21
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Richard Mansell R. Mansell
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Hideki Matsuyama H. Matsuyama
6
Winners of the Masters Tournament from 2018-22
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
12
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2021 U.S. Open to the 2022 U.S. Open
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Rory McIlroy R. McIlroy
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Phil Mickelson P. Mickelson
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2017-22
Guido Migliozzi G. Migliozzi
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
Francesco Molinari F. Molinari
8
Winners of The Open Championship from 2017-21
Jed Morgan J. Morgan
18
From the 2020/21 ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia Final Order of Merit, the top finisher who is not otherwise exempt as of May 23
Collin Morikawa C. Morikawa
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2017-22
8
Winners of The Open Championship from 2017-21
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Sebastian Munoz S. Munoz
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Kevin Na K. Na
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Keita Nakajima (a) K. Nakajima
14
Winner of the 2021 Mark H. McCormack Medal for being the No. 1 player in World Amateur Golf Ranking (Must be an amateur)
Joaquin Niemann J. Niemann
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Alex Noren A. Noren
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Shaun Norris S. Norris
19
From the 2020/21 Sunshine Tour Final Order of Merit, the top finisher who is not otherwise exempt as of May 23
Thorbjorn Olesen T. Olesen
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Louis Oosthuizen L. Oosthuizen
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Yannik Paul Y. Paul
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Mito Pereira M. Pereira
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Victor Perez V. Perez
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Thomas Pieters T. Pieters
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
James Piot J. Piot
4
Winner of 2021 U.S. Amateur Championship
Seamus Power S. Power
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Jon Rahm J. Rahm
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2012-21)
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Patrick Reed P. Reed
6
Winners of the Masters Tournament from 2018-22
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Justin Rose J. Rose
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2012-21)
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Kalle Samooja K. Samooja
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Xander Schauffele X. Schauffele
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
15
Winner of the 2020 Olympic Gold Medal (staged July 28-Aug. 1, 2021)
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Scottie Scheffler S. Scheffler
2
From the 2021 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
6
Winners of the Masters Tournament from 2018-22
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
12
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2021 U.S. Open to the 2022 U.S. Open
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Marcel Schneider M. Schneider
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Adam Scott A. Scott
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Laird Shepherd (a) L. Shepherd
13
Winner of the The 2021 Amateur Championship staged by The R&A (must be an amateur)
Webb Simpson W. Simpson
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2012-21)
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Cameron Smith C. Smith
9
Winners of the Players Championship in 2021 and 2022
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Sebastian Soderberg S. Soderberg
16
From the four-event U.S. Open 2022 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Soudel Open, Dutch Open and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Jordan Spieth J. Spieth
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2012-21)
8
Winners of The Open Championship from 2017-21
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Sepp Straka S. Straka
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Justin Thomas J. Thomas
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2017-22
9
Winners of the Players Championship in 2021 and 2022
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Cameron Tringale C. Tringale
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Erik Van Rooyen E. Van Rooyen
11
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2021 Tour Championship
Harold Varner III H. Varner III
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Aaron Wise A. Wise
21
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of June 6, 2022, if not previously exempt
Gary Woodland G. Woodland
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2012-21)
Cameron Young C. Young
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022
Will Zalatoris W. Zalatoris
20
From the current Official Golf Rankings, the top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 23, 2022