Masters champions: Zach Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Mike Weir, Vijay Singh, Jose Maria Olazabal, Mark O'Meara, Ben Crenshaw, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Ian Woosnam, Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize, Craig Stadler, Tom Watson, Fuzzy Zoeller, Gary Player, Raymond Floyd.
U.S. Open champions (five years): Angel Cabrera, Geoff Ogilvy, Michael Campbell, Retief Goosen, Jim Furyk.
British Open champions (five years): Padraig Harrington,Todd Hamilton, Ben Curtis.
PGA champions (five years): Shaun Micheel.
Players Championship (three years): Stephen Ames.
U.S. Amateur champion and runner-up: Michael Thompson.
British Amateur champion: Drew Weaver.
U.S. Mid-Amateur champion: Trip Kuehne.
Top 16 players and ties from 2007 Masters: Rory Sabbatini, Jerry Kelly, Justin Rose, Stuart Appleby, David Toms, Paul Casey, Luke Donald, Vaughn Taylor, Ian Poulter, Tim Clark.
Top eight players and ties from 2007 U.S. Open: Niclas Fasth, Bubba Watson, Nick Dougherty, Scott Verplank.
Top four players and ties from 2007 British Open: Sergio Garcia, Andres Romero, Richard Green, Ernie Els.
Top four players and ties from 2007 PGA Championship: Arron Oberholser, John Senden.
Top 30 players from the 2007 PGA Tour money list: Steve Stricker, K.J. Choi, Aaron Baddeley, Adam Scott, Mark Calcavecchia, Woody Austin, Hunter Mahan, Brandt Snedeker, Charles Howell III, Boo Weekley, John Rollins, Stewart Cink, Steve Flesch, Robert Allenby, Brett Wetterich, Heath Slocum.
Winners of PGA Tour events that award full FedEx Cup points since the 2007 Masters: Nick Watney, Brian Batemen, Jonathan Byrd, Daniel Chopra, D.J. Trahan, J.B. Holmes, Steve Lowery, Sean O'Hair, Johnson Wagner.
The field from the 2007 Tour Championship: Camilo Villegas.
Top 50 players from the final 2007 world ranking: Henrik Stenson, Trevor Immelman, Lee Westwood, Toru Taniguchi, Nick O'Hern, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Shingo Katayama, Robert Karlsson, Richard Sterne, Soren Hansen, Anders Hansen.
Top 50 players from world ranking published a week before the
2008 Masters: Martin Kaymer, Justin Leonard, Peter Lonard.
Special foreign invitations: Liang Wen-Chong, Prayad Marksaeng,
Jeev Milka Singh.