Exemptions
by category
by player
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
exempt players
4
Winner of the 2018 Mark H. McCormack Medal
Winner of the 2018 Mark H. McCormack Medal
Exempt players not yet determined
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament the Last Five Years
Winners of the Masters Tournament the Last Five Years
6
Winners of The Open Championship, Conducted by The R&A, the Last Five Years
Winners of The Open Championship, Conducted by The R&A, the Last Five Years
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2014-19
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2014-19
9
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
exempt players
11
From the 2018 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
exempt players
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
exempt players
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
exempt players
player
exemption categories category type
(a) Denotes Amateur | Bold - U.S. Open Champion
Byeong-Hun An B. An
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Abraham Ancer A. Ancer
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Kiradech Aphibarnrat K. Aphibarnrat
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Daniel Berger D. Berger
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
Lucas Bjerregaard L. Bjerregaard
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Devon Bling (a) D. Bling
2
Winners of 2018 U.S. Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur, and Runner-Up of the 2018 U.S. Amateur
Keegan Bradley K. Bradley
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Rafael Cabrera Bello R. Cabrera Bello
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Patrick Cantlay P. Cantlay
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Paul Casey P. Casey
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Jason Day J. Day
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2014-19
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Bryson DeChambeau B. DeChambeau
9
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Ernie Els E. Els
15
Special exemptions as selected by the USGA.
Tony Finau T. Finau
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Matthew Fitzpatrick M. Fitzpatrick
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Tommy Fleetwood T. Fleetwood
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Rickie Fowler R. Fowler
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Jim Furyk J. Furyk
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Sergio Garcia S. Garcia
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament the Last Five Years
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Lucas Glover L. Glover
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
Branden Grace B. Grace
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Emiliano Grillo E. Grillo
14
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of June 10, 2019
Justin Harding J. Harding
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Tyrell Hatton T. Hatton
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
J.B. Holmes J. Holmes
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Billy Horschel B. Horschel
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Viktor Hovland (a) V. Hovland
2
Winners of 2018 U.S. Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur, and Runner-Up of the 2018 U.S. Amateur
Charles Howell III C. Howell III
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Zach Johnson Z. Johnson
6
Winners of The Open Championship, Conducted by The R&A, the Last Five Years
Dustin Johnson D. Johnson
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
9
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Martin Kaymer M. Kaymer
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
Si Woo Kim S. Kim
8
Winners of the Players Championship the last three years
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Kevin Kisner K. Kisner
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Patton Kizzire P. Kizzire
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
Brooks Koepka B. Koepka
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2014-19
9
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Matt Kuchar M. Kuchar
9
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Marc Leishman M. Leishman
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Haotong Li H. Li
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Luke List L. List
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Shane Lowry S. Lowry
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Hideki Matsuyama H. Matsuyama
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Graeme McDowell G. McDowell
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
Rory McIlroy R. McIlroy
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
6
Winners of The Open Championship, Conducted by The R&A, the Last Five Years
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2014-19
8
Winners of the Players Championship the last three years
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Phil Mickelson P. Mickelson
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Keith Mitchell K. Mitchell
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Francesco Molinari F. Molinari
6
Winners of The Open Championship, Conducted by The R&A, the Last Five Years
9
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Kevin Na K. Na
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Alex Noren A. Noren
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Kevin O'Connell (a) K. O'Connell
2
Winners of 2018 U.S. Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur, and Runner-Up of the 2018 U.S. Amateur
Thorbjorn Olesen T. Olesen
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Louis Oosthuizen L. Oosthuizen
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
C.T. Pan C. Pan
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Scott Piercy S. Piercy
14
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of June 10, 2019
Ian Poulter I. Poulter
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Jon Rahm J. Rahm
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Chez Reavie C. Reavie
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Jovan Rebula (a) J. Rebula
3
Winner of the 2018 Amateur Championship Conducted by The R&A
Patrick Reed P. Reed
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament the Last Five Years
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Justin Rose J. Rose
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Xander Schauffele X. Schauffele
9
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Adam Scott A. Scott
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Webb Simpson W. Simpson
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
8
Winners of the Players Championship the last three years
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Cameron Smith C. Smith
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Brandt Snedeker B. Snedeker
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Jordan Spieth J. Spieth
1
Winners of the U.S. Open the Last 10 Years
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament the Last Five Years
6
Winners of The Open Championship, Conducted by The R&A, the Last Five Years
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Kyle Stanley K. Stanley
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Henrik Stenson H. Stenson
6
Winners of The Open Championship, Conducted by The R&A, the Last Five Years
11
The top-10 finishers in the 2018 U.S. Open
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Justin Thomas J. Thomas
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2014-19
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Michael Thorbjornsen (a) M. Thorbjornsen
2
Winners of 2018 U.S. Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur, and Runner-Up of the 2018 U.S. Amateur
David Toms D. Toms
10
Winner of the 2018 U.S. Senior Open
Jimmy Walker J. Walker
7
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2014-19
Matt Wallace M. Wallace
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Bubba Watson B. Watson
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Danny Willett D. Willett
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament the Last Five Years
Aaron Wise A. Wise
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
Gary Woodland G. Woodland
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
Tiger Woods T. Woods
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament the Last Five Years
9
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the 2018 U.S. Open to the 2019 U.S. Open
12
Those qualifying for 2018 Tour Championship
13
Top 60 Point Leaders in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019