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  1   The Open Champions aged 60 or under on 20 July 2014.
  Sandy Lyle Greg Norman Sir Nick Faldo Mark Calcavecchia
  Ian Baker-Finch Nick Price John Daly Tom Lehman
  Justin Leonard Mark O’Meara Paul Lawrie Tiger Woods
  David Duval Ernie Els Ben Curtis Todd Hamilton
  Padraig Harrington Stewart Cink Louis Oosthuizen Darren Clarke
  Phil Mickelson      
  2   The Open Champions for 2004-2013.
  Todd Hamilton Tiger Woods Padraig Harrington Stewart Cink
  Louis Oosthuizen Darren Clarke Ernie Els Phil Mickelson
  3   The Open Champions finishing in the first 10 and tying for 10th place in The Open Championship 2009-2013.
  Stewart Cink Tom Watson Ernie Els Justin Leonard
  Louis Oosthuizen Darren Clarke Tiger Woods Mark Calcavecchia
  Phil Mickelson      
  4   First 10 and anyone tying for 10th place in the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield
  Phil Mickelson Henrik Stenson Ian Poulter Adam Scott
  Lee Westwood Zach Johnson Hideki Matsuyama Tiger Woods
  Hunter Mahan Francesco Molinari    
  5   The first 50 players on the OWGR for Week 21, 2014.
 



  6   First 30 in the Race to Dubai for 2013.
  Henrik Stenson Ian Poulter Justin Rose Graeme McDowell
  Jamie Donaldson Victor Dubuisson Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Richard Sterne
  Thongchai Jaidee Thomas Bjorn Matteo Manassero Joost Luiten
  Francesco Molinari Peter Uihlein Lee Westwood Sergio Garcia
  Brett Rumford Branden Grace Stephen Gallacher Ernie Els
  David Howell Miguel Angel Jimenez Mikko Ilonen Martin Kaymer
  Gregory Bourdy Tommy Fleetwood Charl Schwartzel Bernd Wiesberger
  Chris Wood Paul Casey    
  7   The BMW PGA Championship winners for 2012-2014.
  2012 Luke Donald 2013 Matteo Manassero 2014  
  8   First 5 European Tour members and any European Tour members tying for 5th place, not otherwise exempt, in the top 20 of the Race to Dubai on completion of the 2014 BMW International Open.
         
         
  9   The US Open Champions for 2010-2014. Blank entry will be made on behalf of the 2014 Champion.
  2010 Graeme McDowell 2011 Rory McIlroy 2012 Webb Simpson; 2013 Justin Rose
  2014      
  10   The Masters Tournament Champions for 2010-2014.
  2010 Phil Mickelson 2011 Charl Schwartzel 2012 Bubba Watson 2013 Adam Scott
  2014 Bubba Watson      
  11   The PGA Champions for 2009-2013.
  2009 YE Yang 2010 Martin Kaymer 2011 Keegan Bradley 2012 Rory McIlroy
  2013 Jason Dufner      
  12   The PLAYERS Champions for 2012-2014.
  2012 Matt Kuchar 2013 Tiger Woods    
  13   The leading 30 qualifiers for the 2013 TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP.
  Henrik Stenson Tiger Woods Steve Stricker Adam Scott
  Zach Johnson Matt Kuchar Jordan Spieth Graham DeLaet
  Phil Mickelson Justin Rose Webb Simpson Brandt Snedeker
  Dustin Johnson Jim Furyk Nick Watney Billy Horschel
  Jason Day Keegan Bradley Jason Dufner Hunter Mahan
  Roberto Castro Sergio Garcia Gary Woodland Bill Haas
  Kevin Streelman Brendon de Jonge Charl Schwartzel Luke Donald
  Boo Weekley DA Points    
  14   First 5 PGA TOUR members and any PGA TOUR members tying for 5th place, not exempt in the top 20 of the PGA TOUR FedExCup Points List for 2014 on completion of the 2014 Travelers Championship.
         
         
  15   Playing members of the 2013 Presidents Cup Teams.
  Tiger Woods Brandt Snedeker Phil Mickelson Matt Kuchar
  Jason Dufner Keegan Bradley Steve Stricker Bill Haas
  Hunter Mahan Zach Johnson Webb Simpson Jordan Spieth
  Adam Scott Jason Day Charl Schwartzel Ernie Els
  Louis Oosthuizen Hideki Matsuyama Branden Grace Graham DeLaet
  Richard Sterne Angel Cabrera Marc Leishman Brendon de Jonge
  16   First and anyone tying for 1st place on the Order of Merit of the Asian Tour for 2013.
  Kiradech Aphibarnrat      
  17   First and anyone tying for 1st place on the Order of Merit of the Tour of Australasia for 2013.
  Adam Scott      
  18   First and anyone tying for 1st place on the Order of Merit of the Southern Africa PGA Sunshine Tour for 2013.
  Dawie van der Walt      
  19   The Japan Open Champion for 2013.
  Masanori Kobayashi      
  20   First 2 and anyone tying for 2nd place, on the Official Money List of the Japan Golf Tour for 2013.
  Hideki Matsuyama      
  21   First 2 and anyone tying for 2nd place, not exempt having applied B(6) (see page 3) in a cumulative money list taken from all official 2014 Japan Golf Tour events up to and including the 2014 Mizuno Open. Blank entries will be made on behalf of competitors qualifying in this category.
         
  22   The Senior Open Champion for 2013.
  Mark Wiebe      
  23   The Amateur Champion for 2014. Blank entry will be made on behalf of the Champion.
         
  24   The US Amateur Champion for 2013.
  Matthew Fitzpatrick (a)      
  25   The International European Amateur Champion for 2013.
  Ashley Chesters (a)      
  26   The Mark H McCormack Medal (Men’s World Amateur Golf Ranking) winner for 2013.
  Matthew Fitzpatrick (a)      
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