Originally created 02/22/98

Charting the 1998 Masters Tournament invitees



These are the invitees who are expected to participate in the 1998 Masters Tournament. The 1998 tournament is scheduled for April 9-12:

Editor's Note: Please click on a player's name for their bio.
Please click on a number for an explanation of that Masters qualification.

Tommy Aaron (1)
*Billy Andrade (10)
Stuart Appleby (9,13)
George Archer (1)
Paul Azinger (4)
*Ken Bakst (8)
Seve Ballesteros (1)
*Phil Blackmar (11,12)
Gay Brewer (1)
Mark Brooks (4)
*Billy Ray Brown (12)
*Olin Browne (10)
Jack Burke Jr. (1)
Mark Calcavecchia (9,12,13)
Billy Casper (1)
Stewart Cink (10,12,13)
*Tim Clark (7)
*Darren Clark (14)
Charles Coody (1)
John Cook (13)
Fred Couples (1,9,12)
Ben Crenshaw (1)
John Daly (3)
David Duval (12,13)
Steve Elkington (4,9,13)
Ernie Els (2,9,12,13)
Nick Faldo (1)
Brad Faxon (13)
Ray Floyd (1)
Doug Ford (1)
David Frost (12)
Fred Funk (9)
Jim Furyk (10,11,13)
*Ignacio Garrido (14)
*Bill Glasson (12,13)
Bob Goalby (1)
*Retief Goosen (14)
*Jay Haas (10)
*Tim Herron (12)
*Gabriel Hjertstedt (12)
Scott Hoch (10,11,12,13)
*Bradley Hughes (10)
John Huston (9,12)
Lee Janzen (2,11,13)
Per-Ulrik Johansson (9)
*Steve Jones (2,12,13)
Herman Keiser (1)
Tom Kite (9,11)

*Joel Kribel (5-A)
*Matt Kuchar (5-B)
Bernhard Langer (1,9)
Tom Lehman (3,9,10,13)
Justin Leonard (3,9,11,12,13)
Davis Love III (4,9,10,12,13)
Sandy Lyle (1)
*Andrew Magee (13)
Jeff Maggert (10,11,13)
*Shigeki Maruyama (14)
Scott McCarron (10,12,13)
Phil Mickelson (12,13)
Cary Middlecoff (1)
Larry Mize (1)
Colin Montgomerie (10)
Byron Nelson (1)
Jack Nicklaus (1)
Frank Nobilo (12,13)
Greg Norman (3,12,13)
Mark O'Meara (13)
David Ogrin (10)
Jose Maria Olazabal (1,9,10)
Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (14)
Arnold Palmer (1)
Jesper Parnevik (9,13,12)
Corey Pavin (2)
Gary Player (1)
Nick Price (3,4,9,12,13)
Loren Roberts (10,12,13)
Costantino Rocca (9)
Gene Sarazen (1)
*Scott Simpson (12)
Vijay Singh (9,12,13)
Jeff Sluman (9)
Sam Snead (1)
Craig Stadler (1)
Paul Stankowski (9,13)
Tommy Tolles (9,10,13)
*David Toms (12)
Bob Tway (10)
Art Wall Jr. (1)
*Craig Watson (6)
Tom Watson (1,9)
Lee Westwood (9)
Willie Wood (9)
Tiger Woods (1,12,13)
Ian Woosnam (1)
Fuzzy Zoeller (1)

Masters qualifications

  • 1. Masters Tournament champion

  • 2. U.S. Open champion (five-year exemption)

  • 3. British Open champion (five-year exemption)

  • 4. PGA Championship winner (five-year exemption)

  • 5. 1997 U.S. Amateur champion

  • 5-A. 1997 U.S. Amateur runner-up

  • 6. 1997 British Amateur champion

  • 7. 1997 U.S. Amateur Public Links Champion

  • 8. 1997 Mid-Amateur champion

  • 9. Top 24 finishers from 1997 Masters

  • 10. Top 16 finshers, and ties, in 1997 U.S. Open

  • 11. Top eight finishers, and ties, in 1997 PGA Championship

  • 12. Winners of PGA Tour co-sponsored tournaments considered by the Masters

  • Committee to be "major" events from the conclusion of the 1997 Masters to

  • the initiation of the 1998 Masters

  • 13. Top 30 money leaders from the 1997 PGA Tour

  • 14. International invitees

Bios are unavailable for some players.
This information will be available closer to the tournament.