Which players have an exemption to play at the 2022 Open at St Andrews?

Category: The Majors
players exemptions the  2022 Open at St Andrews
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Clue

It’s a long list and some players are listed multiple times.

Answer

As at 3rd of July 2022 the list includes former open champions: Darren Clarke, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson, Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth, Francesco Molinari, Shane Lowry and Collin Morikawa. Scroll down for a full exemption list.

More about players exemption at the 2022 Open at St Andrews

The 150th Open will be held at St Andrews from the 10-17 July 2022.

Open Champions aged 60 or under on 17 July 2022

Mark Calcavecchia, John Daly, Justin Leonard, Paul Lawrie, Tiger Woods, David Duval, Ernie Els, Ben Curtis, Todd Hamilton, Padraig Harrington, Stewart Cink, Louis Oosthuizen, Darren Clarke, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson, Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth, Francesco Molinari, Shane Lowry, Collin Morikawa

The Open Champions for 2011-2021

Darren Clarke, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson, Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth, Francesco Molinari, Shane Lowry, Collin Morikawa

First 10 and anyone tying for 10th place in The 149th Open at Royal St George's in 2021

Collin Morikawa, Jordan Spieth, Jon Rahm, Louis Oosthuizen, Dylan Frittelli, Brooks Koepka, Mackenzie Hughes, Dustin Johnson, Robert MacIntyre, Daniel Berger, Scottie Scheffler

The first 50 players on the OWGR (Week 21, 2022)

Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm, Cameron Smith, Collin Morikawa, Justin Thomas, Patrick Cantlay, Viktor Hovland, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Sam Burns, Xander Schauffele, Hideki Matsuyama, Dustin Johnson, Will Zalatoris, Matt Fitzpatrick, Billy Horschel, Joaquin Niemann, Louis Oosthuizen, Abraham Ancer, Brooks Koepka, Tony Finau, Sungjae Im, Tyrrell Hatton, Paul Casey, Bryson DeChambeau, Shane Lowry, Harris English, Daniel Berger, Max Homa, Cameron Young, Jason Kokrak, Kevin Kisner, Corey Conners, Kevin Na, Talor Gooch, Thomas Pieters, Tom Hoge, Patrick Reed, Harold Varner III, Seamus Power, Tommy Fleetwood, Adam Scott, K.H. Lee, Lucas Herbert, Russell Henley, Keegan Bradley, Cameron Tringale, Webb Simpson, Mito Pereira, Marc Leishman, Aaron Wise, Brian Harman, Sebastian Munoz, Sepp Straka, Luke List, Si-woo Kim.

Italics indicates player qualified off OWGR on Week 26

First 30 in the DP World Tour rankings for 2021

Collin Morikawa, Billy Horschel, Jon Rahm, Matt Fitzpatrick, Tyrrell Hatton, Min Woo Lee, Paul Casey, Nicolai Hojgaard, Robert MacIntyre, Abraham Ancer, Richard Bland, Alexander Bjork, Bernd Wiesberger, Will Zalatoris, Tommy Fleetwood, Guido Migliozzi, Viktor Hovland, Dean Burmester, Rory McIlroy, Shane Lowry, Jason Scrivener, Lucas Herbert, Ian Poulter, Laurie Canter, Thomas Detry, Thomas Pieters, Danny Willett, Justin Harding, Garrick Higgo, Justin Rose.

Source: https://www.theopen.com/150th-open-exemptions