local qualifying
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8,680 COMPETING FOR 500 SPOTS
final qualifying
May 24 - June 7
TBD COMPETING FOR TBD SPOTS
exemptions
In Progress
49 Exempt Players
Exemptions
by category
by player
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
exempt players
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
exempt players
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
exempt players
11
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the originally scheduled 2020 U.S. Open to the 2021 U.S. Open
exempt players
12
From the three-event U.S. Open 2021 European Qualifying Series (Betfred British Masters, Made in HimmerLand Championship and Porsche European Open), the top 10 aggregate points earners that are not otherwise exempt.
Exempt players not yet determined
14
Winner of the 2020 Mark H. McCormack Medal for being the No. 1 player in World Amateur Golf Ranking (Must be an amateur)
Exempt players not yet determined
15
From the May 24, 2021 Official World Golf Ranking, the top 60 point leaders and ties
Exempt players not yet determined
16
From the June 7, 2021 Official World Golf Ranking, the top 60 point leaders and ties (if not previously exempt)
Exempt players not yet determined
player
exemption categories category type
(a) Denotes Amateur | Bold - U.S. Open Champion
Abraham Ancer A. Ancer
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Daniel Berger D. Berger
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Cameron Champ C. Champ
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Stewart Cink S. Cink
11
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the originally scheduled 2020 U.S. Open to the 2021 U.S. Open
Bryson DeChambeau B. DeChambeau
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
11
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the originally scheduled 2020 U.S. Open to the 2021 U.S. Open
Harris English H. English
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Tony Finau T. Finau
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Sergio Garcia S. Garcia
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament from 2017-21
Lanto Griffin L. Griffin
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Tyrrell Hatton T. Hatton
9
Winner of 2020 BMW PGA Championship
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Billy Horschel B. Horschel
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Viktor Hovland V. Hovland
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Mackenzie Hughes M. Hughes
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Sungjae Im S. Im
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Zach Johnson Z. Johnson
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
Dustin Johnson D. Johnson
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament from 2017-21
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
11
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the originally scheduled 2020 U.S. Open to the 2021 U.S. Open
Martin Kaymer M. Kaymer
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
Kevin Kisner K. Kisner
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Brooks Koepka B. Koepka
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
6
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2016-21
Marc Leishman M. Leishman
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Joe Long (a) J. Long
13
Winner of the 2020 The Amateur Championship staged by The R&A (must be an amateur)
Shane Lowry S. Lowry
7
Winners of The Open Championship from 2016-19
Hideki Matsuyama H. Matsuyama
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament from 2017-21
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Rory McIlroy R. McIlroy
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
8
Winners of the Players Championship in 2019 and 2021
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Phil Mickelson P. Mickelson
17
Special exemptions as selected by the USGA.
Francesco Molinari F. Molinari
7
Winners of The Open Championship from 2016-19
Collin Morikawa C. Morikawa
6
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2016-21
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
11
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the originally scheduled 2020 U.S. Open to the 2021 U.S. Open
Sebastian Munoz S. Munoz
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Kevin Na K. Na
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Joaquin Niemann J. Niemann
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Louis Oosthuizen L. Oosthuizen
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
Charles Osborne (a) C. Osborne
4
Runner-up in 2020 U.S. Amateur (Must be an amateur)
Ryan Palmer R. Palmer
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Jon Rahm J. Rahm
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
11
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the originally scheduled 2020 U.S. Open to the 2021 U.S. Open
Patrick Reed P. Reed
5
Winners of the Masters Tournament from 2017-21
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Justin Rose J. Rose
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
Xander Schauffele X. Schauffele
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Scottie Scheffler S. Scheffler
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Webb Simpson W. Simpson
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Cameron Smith C. Smith
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Jordan Spieth J. Spieth
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
7
Winners of The Open Championship from 2016-19
Henrik Stenson H. Stenson
7
Winners of The Open Championship from 2016-19
Tyler Strafaci (a) T. Strafaci
3
Winner of 2020 U.S. Amateur Championship
Justin Thomas J. Thomas
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
6
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2016-21
8
Winners of the Players Championship in 2019 and 2021
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
11
Winners of multiple full-point PGA Tour events from the originally scheduled 2020 U.S. Open to the 2021 U.S. Open
Brendon Todd B. Todd
10
Those players qualifying for the season-ending 2020 Tour Championship
Jimmy Walker J. Walker
6
Winners of the PGA Championship from 2016-21
Matthew Wolff M. Wolff
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties
Gary Woodland G. Woodland
1
Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the Last 10 Years (2011-20)
Will Zalatoris W. Zalatoris
2
From the 2020 U.S. Open, the Lowest 10 Scorers and Ties