AUGUSTA, Ga. – A categorizing of the 98 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 74th Masters, to be played April 8-11 at Augusta National Golf Club (players listed in only one category). A player can still qualify by winning the Houston Open [a-amateur]:
Masters champions: Angel Cabrera, Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Mike Weir, Vijay Singh, Mark O'Meara, Ben Crenshaw, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Ian Woosnam, Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize, Craig Stadler, Tom Watson, Raymond Floyd.
U.S. Open champions (five years): Lucas Glover, Geoff Ogilvy, Michael Campbell.
British Open champions (five years): Stewart Cink, Padraig Harrington.
PGA champions (five years): Y.E. Yang.
Players Championship (three years): Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia.
U.S. Amateur champion and runner-up: a-Byeong-Hun An, a-Ben Martin.
British Amateur champion: a-Matteo Manassero.
U.S. Amateur Public Links champion: a-Brad Benjamin.
U.S. Mid-Amateur champion: a-Nathan Smith.
Asian Amateur champion: a-Chang-won Han
Top 16 players and ties from 2009 Masters: Chad Campbell, Kenny Perry, Shingo Katayama, John Merrick, Steve Flesch, Steve Stricker, Hunter Mahan, Sean O'Hair, Jim Furyk, Camilo Villegas, Tim Clark, Todd Hamilton.
Top eight players and ties from 2009 U.S. Open: David Duval, Ricky Barnes, Ross Fisher, Soren Hansen.
Top four players and ties from 2009 British Open: Chris Wood, Lee Westwood.
Top four players and ties from 2009 PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy.
Top 30 players from the 2009 PGA Tour money list: Retief Goosen, Nick Watney, Brian Gay, David Toms, Dustin Johnson, Rory Sabbatini, Kevin Na, Paul Casey, Jerry Kelly, Matt Kuchar, Ian Poulter, John Senden, John Rollins, Justin Leonard.
Winners of PGA Tour events that award full FedEx Cup points since the 2009 Masters: Nathan Green, Ryan Moore, Heath Slocum, Ryan Palmer, Bill Haas, Ben Crane, Ernie Els.
The field from the 2009 Tour Championship: Scott Verplank, Jason Dufner, Marc Leishman, Steve Marino, Luke Donald.
Top 50 players from the final 2009 world ranking: Martin Kaymer, Robert Allenby, Anthony Kim, Robert Karlsson, Ryo Ishikawa, Yuta Ikeda, Adam Scott, Soren Kjeldsen, Francesco Molinari, Graeme McDowell, Anders Hansen, Oliver Wilson, Simon Dyson, Michael Sim, Edoardo Molinari, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Ben Curtis.
Top 50 players from world ranking published a week before the 2010 Masters: Charl Schwartzel, Alvaro Quiros, Louis Oosthuizen, Thongchai Jaidee, K.J. Choi.