fbpx
the open championship field

The Open Championship field: Who is playing in 2024?

Here is every player in The Open Championship field in 2024 so far…

 

Introduction

Welcome to the list of the most promising and talented golfers from around the world that are gathering to compete in the prestigious 2024 Open Championship. This year’s competition promises a unique blend of seasoned champions, rising stars, and promising newcomers, all set to create a memorable golfing spectacle. Let’s delve into the spectacular field that is set to grace the greens in 2024.

The 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon Golf Club

As always, the Open Championship will be the last major of the season, and will take place from July 18-21.

Royal Troon will play host to the tournament, as the tournament goes north of the border once again, following Brian Harman‘s sublime victory at Royal Liverpool in 2023.

A series of stars from the PGA Tour, the DP World Tour, and LIV Golf, as well as Open champions from previous years, will head to the famous links.

A large field will line up at Royal Troon, having qualified through a number of different routes throughout the season.

Royal Troon will host The Open for the tenth time and has seen a number of great champions such as Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Bobby Locke, Justin Leonard and most recently, Henrik Stenson in 2016.

But who will lift the Claret Jug this summer? Here is the field for The Open Championship in 2024:

Stenson Troon

2024 Open Championship field

(This list includes those who are assured of a place in the field at Royal Troon – correct as of March 10, 2024)

Mason Andersen

Alexander Bjork

Denwik Boriboonsub

Dan Bradbury

Keegan Bradley

Dean Burmester

Sam Burns

Jorge Campillo

Patrick Cantlay

Alex Cejka

Stewart Cink

Wyndham Clark

Darren Clarke

Corey Conners

Ben Curtis

John Daly

Jason Day

Bryson DeChambeau

Santiago De La Fuente (a)

David Duval

Ernie Els

Darren Fichardt

Tony Finau

Matt Fitzpatrick

Tommy Fleetwood

Rickie Fowler

Ryan Fox

Lucas Glover

Emiliano Grillo

the open championship field

Todd Hamilton

Brian Harman

Padraig Harrington

Tyrrell Hatton

Michael Hendry

Russell Henley

Daniel Hillier

Ryo Hisatsune

Nicolai Hojgaard

Rasmus Hojgaard

Max Homa

Billy Horschel

Rikuya Hoshino

Viktor Hovland

Sungjae Im

Aguri Isawaki

Dustin Johnson

Zach Johnson

Matthew Jordan

Si Woo Kim

Tom Kim

Brooks Koepka

Romain Langasque

Thriston Lawrence

Paul Lawrie

Min Woo Lee

Justin Leonard

Shane Lowry

Joost Luiten

Robert MacIntyre

Hideki Matsuyama

Rory McIlroy

Adrian Meronk

Phil Mickelson

Francesco Molinari

Taylor Moore

Collin Morikawa

Joaquin Niemann

Vincent Norrman

Thorbjorn Olesen

Louis Oosthuizen

Yannik Paul

Mathieu Pavon

Victor Perez

David Puig

Jon Rahm

Gordon Sargent (a)

Xander Schauffele

Scottie Scheffler

Adam Schenk

Adam Scott

Shubhankar Sharma

Marcel Siem

Cameron Smith

Jordan Smith

Sebastian Soderberg

Jordan Spieth

Henrik Stenson

Sepp Straka

Jasper Stubbs (a)

Nick Taylor

Justin Thomas

Sami Valimaki

Altin van der Merwe (a)

Matt Wallace

Jeunghun Wang

Gary Woodland

Tiger Woods

Cameron Young

Will Zalatoris

Remaining Chances to Qualify for the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon

Japan23-26 May 2024Mizuno Open
JFE Setonaikai, Okayama
3 places to the leading three players, not already exempt as of the closing date, who make the cut
Canada30 May-2 June 2024RBC Canadian Open
Hamilton Golf & Country Club, Toronto
3 places to the leading three players, not already exempt, who make the cut
USA6–9 June 2024the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday
Muirfield Village, Ohio
1 place to the leading player, not already exempt, who makes the cut
Korea20-23 June 2024KOLON Korea Open
Woo Jeong Hills, Cheonan
2 places to the leading two players, not already exempt, who make the cut
Netherlands20-23 June 2024KLM Open
The International, Amsterdam
2 places to the leading two players, not already exempt, who make the cut
Italy27 June-30 June 2024Italian Open
Adriatic Golf Club, Cervia
2 places to the leading two players, not already exempt, who make the cut
Final Qualifying2 July 2024Burnham & Berrow
Dundonald Links
Royal Cinque Ports
West Lancashire
Minimum of 16 places
USA4-7 July 2024John Deere Classic
TPC Deere Run, Illinois
2 places to the leading two players, not already exempt, who make the cut
Scotland11-14 July 2024Genesis Scottish Open
The Renaissance Club, East Lothian 
3 places to the leading three players, not already exempt, who make the cut

Conclusion

As we look forward to the 2024 Open Championship, it’s clear that we have an exciting and diverse field. These professionals, each with their unique styles and strategies, are sure to deliver some thrilling golf. Their talent, determination, and dedication to the sport promise a tournament that will not only entertain us but also shape the future narrative of this historic championship. As the players gear up for the tournament, we can’t wait to see who will come out on top.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is ‘The Open’ Championship? The Open Championship, often referred to as The Open or the British Open, is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf. First played in 1860 at Prestwick Golf Club in Scotland, it is the only major held outside the United States.

2. Who organizes The Open Championship? The Open Championship is organized by The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A), one of the oldest and most prestigious golf clubs in the world.

3. Where is The Open Championship usually held? The Open Championship is typically held in the United Kingdom. It is played on a rotation of links courses across England, Scotland, and once in Northern Ireland.

4. How often does The Open Championship take place? The Open Championship is an annual event, typically taking place in mid-July.

5. What is the format of The Open Championship? The Open is a 72-hole stroke play tournament that takes place over four days. If two or more players are tied at the end of the four rounds, a playoff is used to determine the winner.

6. Who holds the record for the most Open Championship wins? The record for the most Open Championship wins is held jointly by Harry Vardon, who won six times between 1896 and 1914.

7. Who was the youngest winner of The Open Championship? The youngest winner of The Open Championship is Young Tom Morris, who was 17 years and 5 months old when he won in 1868.

8. What is the Claret Jug? The Claret Jug, officially known as the Golf Champion Trophy, has been awarded to the winner of The Open Championship since 1873. It’s one of the most iconic trophies in the sport of golf.

Follow NCG on Twitter!

Matt Chivers

Matt Chivers

Now on the wrong side of 25, Matt has been playing golf since the age of 13 and was largely inspired to take up the game by countless family members who played golf during his childhood.

Matt is a member at Royal Cinque Ports in Deal playing off a 5 handicap, just a pitching wedge away from his hometown of Dover where he went to school and grew up. He has previously been a member at Etchinghill and Walmer and Kingsdown in Kent.

Having studied history at the University of Liverpool, Matt went on to pass his NCTJ Exams in Manchester a year later to fulfil his lifelong ambition of becoming a journalist. He picked up work experience along the way at places such as the Racing Post, the Independent, Sportsbeat and the Lancashire Evening Post.

Matt joined NCG in February 2023 and is the website’s main source of tour news, features and opinion. He has reported live from events such as The Open, the Ryder Cup and The Players Championship, having also interviewed and spent time with some of the biggest names in the sport.

Consuming tour golf on what is a 24/7 basis, you can come to Matt for informed views on the game and the latest updates on the PGA Tour, DP World Tour, LPGA Tour, Ladies European Tour and LIV Golf.

What’s in Matt’s bag: Cobra LTDx LS driver, Cobra LTDx 3-wood, TaylorMade P7MC irons, Ping Glide 4.0 wedges, Odyssey putter.

Latest Posts

charley hull wins

The Open

Could we see women entering The Open?

By

Read full article about Could we see women entering The Open?
Brian Harman WITB 2024

The Open

What’s in Brian Harman’s bag?

By

Read full article about What’s in Brian Harman’s bag?
paul casey the open

The Open

Would you want to win the Claret Jug… without the prize money?

By

Read full article about Would you want to win the Claret Jug… without the prize money?

The Open

How much? The Open brings huge windfall for Liverpool

By

Read full article about How much? The Open brings huge windfall for Liverpool
Jack Nicklaus

The Open

55 and out: R&A changes exemption rules for past Open champions

By

Read full article about 55 and out: R&A changes exemption rules for past Open champions
the open championship tv coverage

The Open

Should The Open be shown on free-to-air television?

By

Read full article about Should The Open be shown on free-to-air television?
The Open on Sky Sports

The Open

R&A and Sky Sports extend deal to show The Open and AIG Women’s Open

By

Read full article about R&A and Sky Sports extend deal to show The Open and AIG Women’s Open
paul mcginley

News

Paul McGinley believes a Portmarnock Open could be on the cards

By

Read full article about Paul McGinley believes a Portmarnock Open could be on the cards
the open portmarnock

The Open

Could The Open be heading outside of the United Kingdom?

By

Read full article about Could The Open be heading outside of the United Kingdom?