The British Open field and how players got there

The 18th green at the British Open Golf Championship at Royal Troon golf club in Troon, Scotland, Sunday, July 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Players who are exempt or have qualified for the 152nd British Open, which is at Royal Troon on July 18-21. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible (a-amateur):

British Open champions 60 or under on July 21

Brian Harman, Cameron Smith, Collin Morikawa, Shane Lowry, Francesco Molinari, Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Zach Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Darren Clarke, Louis Oosthuizen, Stewart Cink, Padraig Harrington, Tiger Woods, Todd Hamilton, David Duval, Justin Leonard, John Daly

Top 10 and ties from the 2023 British Open

Jason Day, Tom Kim, Jon Rahm, Sepp Straka, Emiliano Grillo, Cameron Young, Shubhankar Sharma, Tommy Fleetwood, Max Homa, Matthew Jordan

Masters champions (5-year exemption)

Scottie Scheffler, Hideki Matsuyama, Dustin Johnson

PGA champions (5-year exemption)

Xander Schauffele, Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas

U.S. Open champions (5-year exemption)

Bryson DeChambeau, Wyndham Clark, Matt Fitzpatrick, Gary Woodland

BMW PGA champions (3-year exemption)

Ryan Fox, Billy Horschel

Top 30 from the 2023 Race to Dubai

Nicolai Hojgaard, Adrian Meronk, Viktor Hovland, Victor Perez, Thorbjorn Olesen, Min Woo Lee, Alexander Bjork, Sami Valimaki, Robert MacIntyre, Vincent Normann, Matthieu Pavon, Jorge Campillo, Ryo Hisatsune, Rasmus Hojgaard, Thriston Lawrence, Matt Wallace, Tyrrell Hatton, Yannik Paul, Marcel Siem, Sebastian Soderberg, Joost Luiten, Jordan Smith, Romain Langasque, Daniel Hillier

Top 30 from the 2023 FedEx Cup

Patrick Cantlay, Sam Burns, Adam Schenk, Keegan Bradley, Russell Henley, Rickie Fowler, Lucas Glover, Si Woo Kim, Tony Finau, Sungjae Im, Nick Taylor, Corey Conners, Taylor Moore

Top 50 from the Official World Golf Ranking on May 26, 2024

Ludvig Aberg, Sahith Theegala, Byeong Hun An, Will Zalatoris, Chris Kirk, Denny McCarthy, Akshay Bhatia, Stephan Jaeger, J.T. Poston, Eric Cole, Austin Eckroat, Harris English, Kurt Kitayama

Top 5 from the Race to Dubai through the 2024 BMW International Open

Jesper Svensson, Laurie Canter, Nacho Elvira, Matteo Manassero, Ewen Ferguson

Five players from the top 20 in the FedEx Cup through the 2024 Travelers Championship

Tom Hoge, Christiaan Bezuidenhout

Argentina Open champion

Mason Andersen

Top 5 players from the International Federation Ranking on May 30, 2024

Keita Nakajima, Andy Ogletree, Kazuma Kobori, David Puig, Ryan Van Velzen

Japan Open champion

Aguri Iwasaki

Senior British Open champion

Alex Cejka

British Amateur champion

a-Jacob Skov Olesen

European Amateur champion

a-Tommy Morrison

Mark H. McCormack Medal winner

a-Gordon Sargent

Asia-Pacific Amateur champion

a-Jasper Stubbs

Latin America Amateur champion

a-Santiago de la Fuente

Open Amateur Series winner

a-Calum Scott

Africa Amateur champion

a-Altin Van der Merwe

Medical exemption

Michael Hendry

Open Qualifying Series-South Africa

Dean Burmester, Darren Fichardt, Dan Bradbury

Open Qualifying Series-Australia

Joaquin Niemann, Rikuya Hoshino, Adam Scott

Open Qualifying Series-Arnold Palmer Invitational

Brendon Todd

Open Qualifying Series-Malaysia

Jeunghun Wang, Denwit Boriboonsub, John Catlin

Open Qualifying Series-Mizuno Open

Ryosuke Kinoshita, Guntaek Koh, Yuto Katsuragawa

Open Qualifying Series-RBC Canadian Open

Ben Griffin, Mackenzie Hughes, Maverick McNealy

Open Qualifying Series-Memorial

Adam Hadwin

Open Qualifying Series-Korea

Minkyu Kim, Younghan Song

Open Qualifying Series-KLM Open

Guido Migliozzi, Joe Dean

Open Qualifying Series-Italian Open

Tom McKibbin, Sean Crocker

Open Qualifying Series-John Deere Classic

Davis Thompson, C.T. Pan

Open Qualifying Series-Scottish Open

Aaron Rai, Alex Noren, Richard Mansell

Final Qualifying

Matthew Dodd-Berry, Sam Horsfield, Daniel Brown, Masahiro Kawamura, Sam Hutsby, Angel Hidalgo, a-Liam Nolan, Jack McDonald, Matthew Southgate, Elvis Smylie, a-Jaime Montojo Fernandez, a-Luis Masaveu, Justin Rose, a-Dominic Clemons, Abraham Ancer, Charlie Lindh.

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