2019 U.S. Senior Open: Who's ExemptUpdated Feb. 20

The following players are exempt from sectional qualifying for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open, to be played at The Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame (Ind.), June 27-30. All exempt players must still file a championship entry by the Wednesday, May 8 deadline.

See the bottom of the page for a description of each exemption category.

First Name Last Name Exemption Categories
Stephen Ames 18,22
Billy Andrade 18
Magnus P. Atlevi 23
Woody Austin 18,22
Paul Broadhurst 9,10,11,18,22,23
Olin Browne 1,2
Bart Bryant 18,22
Brad Bryant 3
Mark Calcavecchia 22
Michael Campbell 26
Roger Chapman 1,2,9
Darren Clarke 27
Fred Couples 22
John Daly 22
Marco Dawson 10,11,18
Glen Day 18
Clark Dennis 23
Stephen Dodd 23
Dale Douglass 3
Allen Doyle 3
Scott Dunlap 18
Joe Durant 18,22
Dave Eichelberger 3
Bruce Fleisher 3
Steve Flesch 22
Peter Fowler 23
Fred Funk 1,3
Retief Goosen 17,26
Paul Goydos 11,18,22
Jay Haas 11,18
Kohki Idoki 9
Hale Irwin 3
Peter Jacobsen 3
Lee Janzen 11,18,26
Miguel Angel Jimenez 10,11,17,18,22
Brandt Jobe 11,18,22
Kent Jones 18
Jerry Kelly 11,18,22
John-Duck Kim 24
Sean Knapp 14
Bernhard Langer 1,2,9,10,18,22
Larry Laoretti 3
Paul Lawrie 27
Tom Lehman 9,18,22
Davis Love III 11,25
Jeff Maggert 1,2,18
Prayad Marksaeng 24
Graham Marsh 3
Billy Mayfair 18
Scott McCarron 18,22
Mike McCoy 16
Rocco Mediate 9,11,18
Gregory Meyer 24
Shaun Micheel 27
Colin Montgomerie 1,2,9,18,22
Rolf Muntz 27
Jack Nicklaus 3
Gary Orr 23
Scott Parel 18,22
Corey Pavin 26
Tom Pernice Jr. 11,18
Kenny Perry 1,2,17,18,22
Tim Petrovic 11,18
Gary Player 3
Don Pooley 3
Phillip Price 23
Jean-Francois Remesy 23
Eduardo Romero 3
Gene Sauers 1,2,18
Wes Short Jr. 18
Vijah Singh 17,18,22
Dave Stockton 3
Paul Streeter 23
Steve Stricker 17,22
Kevin Sutherland 11,18,22
Toru Suzuki 24
Ken Tanigawa 18,22
David Toms 1,2,11,17,18,22
Lee Trevino 3
Kirk Triplett 11,18
Duffy Waldorf 18
Tom Watson 9
Tom Weiskopf 3
Chris Williams 23
Jeff Wilson 13,14

Exemption Categories:

1- Winners of the U.S. Senior Open Championship the last ten years (2009-2018)

2- Winners of the U.S. Senior Open Championship since 2010 who have not yet reached their 66th birthday on or before June 30, 2019

3- Winners of the U.S. Senior Open Championship from 1980-2009

4- Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the last 10 years (2010-2019)

5- Winners of the U.S. Amateur Championship the last 10 years (2010-2019) and the runner-up from 2018 (must be an amateur)

6- Winners of the Masters Tournament the last 10 years (2010-2019)

7- Winners of The Open conducted by the R & A the last 10 years (2009-2018)

8- Winners of the PGA of America Championship the last 10 years (2010-2019)

9- Winners of the Senior PGA Championship the last 10 years (2010-2019)

10- Winners of the Senior Open Championship conducted by the R & A in collaboration with the Staysure Tour (2014-2018)

11- From the 2018 U.S. Senior Open Championship, the 15 lowest scorers and anyone tying for 15th place

12- From the 2018 U.S. Senior Open Championship, the 15 lowest scorers and anyone tying for 15th place

13- From the 2018 U.S. Senior Open Championship, the amateur returning the lowest 72-hole score (must be an amateur)

14- From the 2018 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship, the winner and runner- up (must be an amateur)

15- Winner of the 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship (must be an amateur)

16- Playing members of the 2015 & 2017 United States Walker Cup and the 2016 & 2018 United States Men’s World Amateur Teams (must be an amateur)

17- Playing members of the five most current United States and European Ryder Cup and United States and World Presidents Cup Teams

18- Those players who qualified for the 2018 PGA Tour Champions’ season- ending Championship

19- From the Champions Tour All-Time money list, the top 40 money leaders through the close of entries on May 8, 2019. Players must select a qualifying site at the time of entry. (Must have filed an entry by May 8, 2019)

20- Any player whose 50th birthday falls between the close of entries and the first scheduled round of the Championship that, at the close of entries (May 8, 2019), would have otherwise been listed among the top 40 on the Champions Tour All-Time money list. Players must select a qualifying site at the time of entry. (Must have filed an entry by May 8, 2019)

21- From the 2019 official Champions Tour money list, the top 20 money leaders through the close of entries on May 8, 2019. Players must select a qualifying site at the time of entry. (Must have filed an entry by May 8, 2019)

22- Winners of Champions Tour co-sponsored events, excluding team events, whose victories are considered official, in the last two calendar years (2017-2018) and during the current calendar year to the initiation of the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship

23- From the 2018 final official Staysure Tour money list, the top 10 money winners

24- From the 2018 final official Japan Seniors Tour money list, the top four money winners

25- Winners of PGA Tour co-sponsored events, whose victories are considered official, in the last five calendar years (2014-2018) and during the current calendar year to the initiation of the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship

26- Any player in his first 10 years of age eligibility who has won the U.S. Open Championship

27- Any player in his first year of age eligibility who has won a U.S. Amateur Championship, Masters Tournament, The Open conducted by the R & A, Amateur Championship conducted by the R & A or PGA of America Championship

28- Special exemptions as selected by the USGA. Must have filed an entry by May 8, 2019. Deadline for submission of request: May 8, 2019. Players must select a qualifying site at the time of entry