Championship PGA 2024: Who is in the major field of the second year?

Expectations are increasing on the eve of the second man’s main championship PGA Championship 2024. Rory McIlroy won the PGA Championship in his last event at Valhalla in 2014.

As of May 7, 16 former Wanamaker Trophy champions and 33 major champions are scheduled to compete May 16-19 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky.

Brooks Koepka is the defending champion who won his third PGA title at Oak Hill Country Club last year. Below we outline the qualifying criteria for this year’s PGA Championship and who will currently be in the field. The PGA of America has two spots available for winners of PGA TOUR events this week. 2024 PGA Championship Eligibility Criteria

All are former PGA Championship winners.

Winners of the last five Masters Tournaments (2020-2024)

Past 5 US Open Champions (2019-2023)

Winner of the last five Open Championships (2018-2023). Canceled in 2020

Winners of the last three THE PLAYERS Championships (2022-2024)

As of April 29, 2024, it is ranked in the top three of the International Federation’s Official World Golf Rankings.

Winner of the 2023 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship

The top 15 finishers and ties from the 2023 PGA Championship

The top 20 finishers from the 2024 PGA Professional Championship

The top 70 players who are eligible and have earned the most PGA Championship Points from the 2023 Charles Schwab Challenge through the 2024 CJ CUP Byron Nelson (ending May 5, 2024)

Playing members of the last-named U.S. and European Ryder Cup teams (2023) provided they remain within the top 100 on the Official World Golf Rankings as of May 6, 2024

Winners of PGA TOUR co-sponsored or approved tournaments, whose victories are considered official, from the 2023 Charles Schwab Challenge through the 2024 Wells Fargo Championship and the 2024 Myrtle Beach Classic

The top 3 finishers on the DP World Tour Asian Swing event rankings, that include the Porsche Singapore Open, the Hero Indian Open, the ISPS HANDA – CHAMPIONSHIP and the Volvo China Open

The PGA of America reserves the right to invite additional players not included in the categories listed above

If necessary to complete the field, those players beyond the top 70 players who are eligible and who have earned the most PGA Championship Points from the 2023 Charles Schwab Challenge through the 2024 CJ CUP Byron Nelson (ending May 5, 2024), in order of their position on such list

Field for the 2024 US PGA Championship (as of May 7 2024)

Listed by alphabetical order

Åberg, Ludvig

An, Byeong Hun

Beem, Rich

Bevell, Josh

Bezuidenhout, Christiaan

Bhatia, Akshay

Björk, Alexander

Blair, Zac

Block, Michael

Bowser, Evan

Bradley, Keegan

Burmester, Dean

Burns, Sam

Cantlay, Patrick

Clark, Wyndham

Cole, Eric

Cole, Preston

Collet, Tyler

Conners, Corey

Daly, John

Davis, Cameron

Day, Jason

DeChambeau, Bryson

Detry, Thomas

Dobyns, Matt

Donald, Luke

Dufner, Jason

Dunlap, Nick

Eckroat, Austin

English, Harris

Finau, Tony

Fitzpatrick, Matthew

Fleetwood, Tommy

Fowler, Rickie

Fox, Ryan

Garnett, Brice

Glover, Lucas

Gooch, Talor

Griffin, Ben

Grillo, Emiliano

Gross, Larkin

Hadwin, Adam

Harman, Brian

Harrington, Pádraig

Hatton, Tyrrell

Henley, Russell

Herbert, Lucas

Hisatsune, Ryo

Hodges, Lee

Hoffman, Charley

Hoge, Tom

Højgaard, Nicolai

Højgaard, Rasmus

Homa, Max

Horschel, Billy

Hoshino, Rikuya

Hossler, Beau

Hovland, Viktor

Hubbard, Mark

Hughes, Mackenzie

Im, Sungjae

Jaeger, Stephan

Johnson, Dustin

Jones, Jared

Kanaya, Takumi

Kaymer, Martin

Kellen, Jeff

Kim, Si Woo

Kim, Tom

Kirk, Chris

Kitayama, Kurt

Knapp, Jake

Kobori, Kazuma

Koepka, Brooks

Kohles, Ben

Lawrence, Thriston

Lee, Kyoung-Hoon

Lee, Min Woo

List, Luke

Lowry, Shane

MacIntyre, Robert

Malnati, Peter

Marek, Brad

Matsuyama, Hideki

McCarthy, Denny

McIlroy, Rory

McNealy, Maverick

Mendoza, Kyle

Meronk, Adrian

Micheel, Shaun

Mickelson, Phil

Mitchell, Keith

Molinari, Francesco

Montgomery, Taylor

Moore, Taylor

Morikawa, Collin

Mueller, Jesse

Murray, Grayson

Nakajima, Keita

Niemann, Joaquin

Noren, Alex

Norrman, Vincent

Oakley, Zac

Ogletree, Andy

Olesen, Thorbjorn

Otaegui, Adrian

Pavon, Matthieu

Pendrith, Taylor

Perez, Victor

Phillips, Tracy

Polland, Ben

Poston, J.T.

Puig, David

Putnam, Andrew

Rahm, Jon

Rai, Aaron

Reed, Patrick

Rodgers, Patrick

Rose, Justin

Schauffele, Xander

Scheffler, Scottie

Schenk, Adam

Scott, Adam

Shattuck, Braden

Smith, Cameron

Smith, Jordan

Soderberg, Sebastian

Somers, John

Speight, Josh

Spieth, Jordan

Straka, Sepp

Stricker, Steve

Svensson, Adam

Svensson, Jesper

Svoboda, Andy

Taylor, Nick

Theegala, Sahith

Thomas, Justin

Todd, Brendon

Tosti, Alejandro

Valimaki, Sami

van Rooyen, Erik

van Velzen, Ryan

Villegas, Camilo

Walker, Jimmy

Wallace, Matt

Wells, Jeremy

Widing, Tim

Woodland, Gary

Woods, Tiger

Worthington II, Wyatt

Young, Cameron

Zalatoris, Will

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