With his runner-up finish in the Wells Fargo Championship, David Lynn of England all but assured himself a spot in his first U.S. Open. He moved to No. 42 in the world, and the top 60 in three weeks are exempt from qualifying.
No Englishman has won the Masters since Nick Faldo in 1996. After a 68 in Round 1 on Thursday, the unheralded David Lynn leads a group of Brits hoping to end that streak, writes ESPN.com's Farrell Evans.
Even before Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the eighth time, he was asked on several occasions what it was about Bay Hill that brings him so much success. Finally, he gave an answer that applies to more than just him.
The 83 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club. Players listed in only one category for which they are eligible.