Qualifying

Exemption List

A list of the 78 golfers who are already fully exempt into the 2012 U.S. Open follows:

PlayerExemption Category
Aaron Baddeley12,13
Sang-Moon Bae13
Thomas Bjorn13
Keegan Bradley7,12,13
Olin Browne10
Jonathan Byrd12,13
Angel Cabrera1,5
Rafael Cabrera-Bello13
Michael Campbell1
Patrick Cantlay (a)2,4
Paul Casey13
Kevin Chappell11
K.J. Choi8,12,13
Stewart Cink6
Tim Clark8
Nicolas Colsaerts13
Ben Crane13
Jason Day11,12,13
Luke Donald9,12,13
Jason Dufner12,13
Simon Dyson13
Ernie Els13
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño13
Rickie Fowler13
Jim Furyk1,13
Sergio Garcia11,13
Robert Garrigus11
Lucas Glover1
Retief Goosen1
Branden Grace14
Bill Haas12,13
Anders Hansen13
Peter Hanson11,13
Padraig Harrington6,7
Charles Howell III12
Trevor Immelman5
Ryo Ishikawa13
Fredrik Jacobson12,13
Miguel Angel Jimenez13
Dustin Johnson12,13
Zach Johnson13
Robert Karlsson13
Martin Kaymer7,13
Kyung-Tae Kim13
Matt Kuchar8,12,13
Martin Laird13
Spencer Levin14
Hunter Mahan12,13
Graeme McDowell1,13
Rory McIlroy1,11,13
Phil Mickelson5,12,13
Francesco Molinari13
Kevin Na13
Geoff Ogilvy1,12,13
Louis Oosthuizen6,11,13
Carl Pettersson13
Ian Poulter13
Alvaro Quiros13
Chez Reavie12
Robert Rock13
Justin Rose12,13
Charl Schwartzel5,11,13
Adam Scott12,13
John Senden12,13
Webb Simpson12,13
Vijay Singh12
Brandt Snedeker12,13
Kyle Stanley13
Steve Stricker12,13
David Toms12,13
Bo Van Pelt12,13
Nick Watney12,13
Bubba Watson5,12,13
Lee Westwood11,13
Mark Wilson12,13
Gary Woodland12
Tiger Woods1,7,13
Y.E. Yang7,11,12
(a) - Amateur
Bold - Former U.S. Open Champion

Key to Player Exemptions

1. Winners of the U.S. Open Championship the last 10 years (2002-11)

2. Winner and runner-up of the 2011 U.S. Amateur Championship (must be an amateur)

3. Winner of the 2011 British Amateur Championship

4. Winner of the 2011 Mark H. McCormack Medal (top-ranked in WAGR & must be an amateur)

5. Winners of the Masters Tournament the last five years (2008-12)

6. Winners of the British Open Championship the last five years (2007-11)

7. Winners of the PGA of America Championship the last five years (2007-11)

8. Winner of the Players Championship the last three years (2010-12)

9. Winner of the 2012 European Tour BMW PGA Championship

10. Winner of the 2011 U.S. Senior Open Championship

11. From the 2011 U.S. Open Championship, the ten lowest scorers and anyone tying for 10th place

12. Those players who qualified for the season-ending 2011 Tour Championship

13. Top 60 point leaders and ties from the current World Rankings as of May 21, 2012*

14. Top 60 point leaders and ties from the current World Rankings as of June 11, 2012

15. Special exemptions selected by the USGA

Current Leaders
PosPlayerTodayThruTotal
1W. Simpson-2F+1
T2M. Thompson-3F+2
T2G. McDowell+3F+2
T4D. Toms-2F+3
T4P. Harrington-2F+3
T4J. PetersonEF+3
T4J. DufnerEF+3
T4J. Furyk+4F+3
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