2002 Masters Field

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Augusta National Golf Club has released its final list of invitations for players to compete in the 2002 Masters. Chairman Hootie Johnson announced the addition of Matt Kuchar, John Daly and Rory Sabbatini.
 
The trio qualified for the Masters by finishing in the top 50 on the Official World Golf Ranking after a deadline pre-set by Augusta National.
 
'We have added three talented golfers to an already outstanding field,' Johnson said. 'With the quality players in this year's Tournament, we anticipate another exciting Masters.'
 
Craig Perks, the winner of the Players Championship, will also receive a three-year invitation to the Masters, rounding out the 100 total invitations.
 
Here is the list of players who have qualified for the 2002 Masters (x-not expected to play):
 
- Masters champions: Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh, Jose Maria Olazabal, Mark O'Meara, Nick Faldo, Ben Crenshaw, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Ian Woosnam, Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize, x-Jack Nicklaus, Seve Ballesteros, Craig Stadler, Tom Watson, Fuzzy Zoeller, Gary Player, Raymond Floyd, Tommy Aaron, Charles Coody, x-Billy Casper, x-George Archer, x-Bob Goalby, x-Gay Brewer, Arnold Palmer, x-Doug Ford, x-Jack Burke, Jr., x-Sam Snead, x-Herman Keiser, x-Byron Nelson.
 
- U.S. Open champions (past five years): Retief Goosen, Lee Janzen, Ernie Els.
 
- British Open champions (past five years): David Duval, Paul Lawrie, Justin Leonard.
 
- PGA champions (past five years): David Toms, Davis Love III.
 
- Players Championship (past three years): Hal Sutton, Craig Perks.
 
- U.S. Amateur champion and runner-up: Bubba Dickerson, Robert Hamilton.
 
- British Amateur champion: Michael Hoye.
 
- U.S. Public Links Amateur champion: Chez Reavie.
 
- U.S. Mid-Amateur champion: Tim Jackson.
 
- Top 16 and ties from the 2001 Masters: Phil Mickelson, Toshi Izawa, Mark Calcavecchia, Kirk Triplett, Jim Furyk, Angel Cabrera, Steve Stricker, Chris DiMarco, Brad Faxon, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Paul Azinger, Rocco Mediate.
 
- Top 8 and ties from the 2001 U.S. Open: Mark Brooks, Stewart Cink, Tom Kite.
 
- Top 4 and ties from the 2001 British Open: Niclas Fasth, Billy Mayfair, Darren Clarke.
 
- Top 4 and ties from the 2001 PGA: Steve Lowery, Shingo Katayama.
 
- Top 40 from the 2001 PGA Tour money list: Sergio Garcia, Scott Hoch, Bob Estes, Scott Verplank, Mike Weir, Joe Durant, Robert Allenby, Frank Lickliter, Tom Lehman, Jeff Sluman, Scott McCarron, Kenny Perry, Jesper Parnevik, Kevin Sutherland, Jose Coceres, Jerry Kelly, Shigeki Maruyama, Tom Pernice, Billy Andrade.
 
- Top 50 in the world ranking: Padraig Harrington, Colin Montgomerie, Thomas Bjorn, Michael Campbell, Lee Westwood, Nick Price, Paul McGinley, Stuart Appleby, Charles Howell III, Toru Taniguchi, Adam Scott.
 
- Top 3 on the 2002 PGA Tour money list as of March 11: None.
 
- Top 50 in the world ranking as of March 11: John Daly, Rory Sabbatini, Matt Kuchar.
 
- Special foreign invitations: Greg Norman.
 
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