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The U.S. Open is just around the corner, set to be played June 18-21 at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington.
The 115th edition is open to a field of 156 players. As of now, 148 golfers have qualified. The rest of the field will be filled by the top 60 in world on June 15 and from an alternate list from qualifying.
The field is full of the best players in the world, including No. 1-ranked Rory McIlroy, Masters winner Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Tiger Woods, Justin Rose and Phil Mickelson, among a host of others.
Keep reading to see what 148 players will be teeing it up June 18:
U.S. Open Field
Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible
U.S. Open Champions (10 years)
Martin Kaymer, Justin Rose, Webb Simpson, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell, Lucas Glover, Tiger Woods, Angel Cabrera, Geoff Ogilvy
U.S. Amateur Champion
British Amateur Champion
2014 Mark H. McCormack Medal Winner
Masters Champions (5 years)
Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel
British Open Champions (5 years)
Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Darren Clarke, Louis Oosthuizen
PGA Champions (5 years)
Jason Dufner, Keegan Bradley
The Players Championship Winner (3 years)
BMW PGA Championship Winner
Byeong Hun An
2014 U.S. Senior Open Champion
Top 10 & Ties From the 2014 U.S. Open
Erik Compton, Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Henrik Stenson, Brandt Snedeker, Jimmy Walker
2014 Tour Championship Field
Billy Horschel, Jim Furyk, Chris Kirk, Ryan Palmer, Sergio Garcia, Gary Woodland, Russell Henley, Matt Kuchar, Cameron Tringale, Bill Haas, Brendon Todd, Kevin Na, Patrick Reed, Zach Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama, Hunter Mahan, John Senden, Morgan Hoffmann.
Top 60 From the World Ranking on May 25
J.B. Holmes, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Jamie Donaldson, Victor Dubuisson, Ryan Moore, Thongchai Jaidee, Paul Casey, Branden Grace, Danny Willett, Anirban Lahiri, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Joost Luiten, Matt Every, Bernd Wiesberger, Ben Martin, Shane Lowry, Stephen Gallacher, Tommy Fleetwood, Charley Hoffman, George Coetzee, Francesco Molinari, Marc Warren, Marc Leishman
Top 60 From the World Ranking on June 15
Sectional Qualifying (36 holes)
Wenchong Liang, Masahiro Kawamura, Seuk Hyun Baek, Kurt Barnes, Hiroyuki Fujita, Alexander Levy, Shiv Kapur, John Parry, Alex Noren, Lucas Bjerregaard, Jason Palmer, Marcel Siem, Tjaart Van Der Walt, Marcus Fraser, Thomas Aiken, Garth Mulroy, Lee Janzen, Jamie Lovemark, a-Lee McCoy, Roberto Castro, Luke Donald, a-Jack Maguire, a-Sam Horsfield, Tony Finau, a-Denny McCarthy, Billy Hurley III, Cody Gribble, Jason Allred, a-Kyle Jones, Blayne Barber, Brian Harman, Charlie Beljan, Retief Goosen, Andres Romero, a-Davis Riley, Sam Saunders, Michael Putnam, David Hearn, a-Bryson De Chambeau, Daniel Summerhays, Sebastian Cappelen, Ryo Ishikawa, George McNeill, Bo Van Pelt, Camilo Villegas, Brad Fritsch, Cameron Smith, D.A. Points, Robert Streb, Danny Lee, Richard Lee, Troy Kelly, Jared Belcher, a-Beau Hossler, Brian Campbell
Local (18 holes) & Sectional Qualifying
Rich Berberian Jr., Pat Wilson, a-Matthew NeSmith, Andrew Pope, Michael Davan, a-Nick Hardy, Stephan Jaeger, Tim O’Neal, Mark Silvers, a-Cole Hammer, a-Matt Mabrey, Tyler Duncan, Brad Elder, Brandon Hagy, Tom Hoge, Cheng-Tsung Pan, Kevin Lucas, a-Jake Knapp, Alex Kim
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