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Lee, Poulter added to US Open field

2015-05-27 10:03
Ian Poulter (AFP)

Newark - Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Miguel Angel Jimenez highlight the field of 25 players who earned exemptions on Tuesday to next month's 2015 US Open Championship.

Westwood was runner-up in the British Open and Masters tournaments in 2010 while fellow Englishman Poulter was runner-up at the 2008 British Open. Jimenez, of Spain, finished second at the US Open in 2000 when the event was held at Pebble Beach, California.

This year's major will be played June 18-21 at Chambers Bay golf course, 48 kilometres (30 miles) southwest of Seattle. The US Golf Association said Tuesday that the field now includes 74 players who are exempt.

Each of the 25 players earned their way into the field via the world rankings. Anyone inside the top-60 in the world received full exemption.

The other players comprise, Ryan Moore, An Byeong-Hun, Paul Casey, George Coetzee, Jamie Donaldson, Victor Dubuisson, Matt Every, Tommy Fleetwood, Stephen Gallacher, Branden Grace, Charley Hoffman, J.B. Holmes, Thongchai Jaidee, Anirban Lahiri, Marc Leishman, Shane Lowry, Joost Luiten, Ben Martin, Francesco Molinari, Marc Warren, Bernd Wiesberger and Danny Willett.

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