Masters Announces 2001 Invitations

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Augusta National Golf Club issued its preliminary list of invitations to the 2001 Masters on Tuesday. 88 of the 95 invited players are expected to play in the first major of the year this April in Augusta, Ga.
 
The list includes 16 Masters rookies including American PGA Tour Players Chris DiMarco, Bob May, Tom Scherrer, Steve Flesch, Jonathan Kaye and Franklin Langham.
 
The field also includes a record tying 35 international players with Augusta National having the discretion to add to that list.
 
Players can still earn their way into the Masters by winning The Players Championship or by being in the top 50 in the world rankings or the top three on the PGA Tour money list on the Monday following the Genuity Championship (Doral).
 
Full Coverage of the 2001 Masters Tournament