The 119th U.S. Open: Who's Exempt
By USGA
Xander Schauffele finished tied for sixth at Shinnecock Hills to secure a spot at Pebble Beach. (USGA/Chris Keane)

Below is a list of players who are exempt into the 119th U.S. Open Championship, which will be played at Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links, June 13-16, 2019. All exempt players must still file a championship entry by the Wednesday, April 24.

Bold denotes the first time an exempt player is listed

  • Winners of the U.S. Open last 10 Years: 
    Lucas Glover
    Dustin Johnson
    Martin Kaymer
    Brooks Koepka
    Graeme McDowell
    Rory McIlroy
    Justin Rose
    Webb Simpson
    Jordan Spieth


  • Winner of the 2018 Amateur Championship conducted by The R&A (must be an amateur):
    Jovan Rebula

  • Winners of the Masters Tournament the last five years:
    Sergio Garcia
    Patrick Reed

    Jordan Spieth
    Danny Willett
    (2019 winner)

  • Winners of The Open Championship the last five years:
    Zach Johnson
    Rory McIlroy
    Francesco Molinari
    Jordan Spieth
    Henrik Stenson

  • Winners of the PGA Championship the last five years:
    Jason Day
    Brooks Koepka
    Rory McIlroy
    Justin Thomas
    Jimmy Walker

    (2019 winner)

  • Winners of the Players Championship the last three years:
    Si Woo Kim
    Rory McIlroy
    Webb Simpson

  • Winner of the 2018 U.S. Senior Open:
    David Toms

  • From the 2018 U.S. Open, the lowest 10 scorers and ties:  
    Daniel Berger
    Tony Finau
    Tommy Fleetwood
    Tyrrell Hatton

    Dustin Johnson
    Brooks Koepka
    Patrick Reed
    Justin Rose
    Xander Schauffele
    Webb Simpson
    Henrik Stenson

  • Winner of the 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur (Must be an amateur):
    Michael Thorbjornsen

  • Winner and Runner-up of 2018 U.S. Amateur (Must be an amateur):
    Devon Bling
    Viktor Hovland


  • Winner of the 2018 Mark H. McCormack Medal, awarded to the top player in the men's World Amateur Golf Ranking (Must be an amateur): (N/A)

  • Players qualifying for the season-ending 2018 Tour Championship:
    Keegan Bradley
    Patrick Cantlay
    Paul Casey

    Jason Day
    Bryson DeChambeau
    Tony Finau
    Tommy Fleetwood
    Rickie Fowler
    Billy Horschel

    Dustin Johnson
    Patton Kizzire
    Brooks Koepka
    Marc Leishman
    Hideki Matsuyama

    Rory McIlroy
    Phil Mickelson
    Francesco Molinari
    Kevin Na
    Jon Rahm

    Patrick Reed
    Justin Rose
    Xander Schauffele
    Webb Simpson
    Cameron Smith
    Kyle Stanley

    Justin Thomas
    Bubba Watson
    Aaron Wise
    Gary Woodland
    Tiger Woods

  • Multiple winners of PGA Tour events that award a full-point allocation for the season-ending Tour Championship, from the conclusion of the 2018 U.S. Open Championship to the initiation of the 2019 U.S. Open Championship
    Bryson DeChambeau
    Dustin Johnson
    Brooks Koepka
    Matt Kuchar
    Francesco Molinari 
    Xander Schauffele

  • Winner of the 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur (Must be an amateur):
    Kevin O'Connell

  • Top 60 in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 20, 2019
    (Players to be determined)

  • Top 60 in the Official World Golf Ranking as of June 10, 2019
    (Players to be determined)
     
  • Special exemptions as selected by the USGA