4 additions finalize 2020 Masters field amid world-ranking freeze
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The field for the rescheduled 2020 Masters is officially set at 96 golfers after four players were added based on the current Official World Golf Ranking.

Collin Morikawa, Scottie Scheffler, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, and Graeme McDowell moved inside the top 50 in the world prior to golf's hiatus and will receive invitations to play at Augusta National in November, according to Golf Channel's Will Gray.

The original qualifying criteria for the Masters was to be in the top 50 in the world on March 30. However, tournament officials used current rankings because the world-ranking system was paused on March 20.

McDowell caught the biggest break of the group earning late entry into the field. When The Players Championship began, the Northern Irishman was ranked No. 51. But the world-ranking system ran for a week after golf was paused and McDowell jumped two spots despite not playing, as the rankings use an algorithm that weighs results over a two-year span, and those outcomes depreciate in value over time.

Augusta also confirmed that any winners during summer PGA Tour events or high finishers at the PGA Championship or U.S. Open would qualify for the 2021 Masters.

Additionally, the six amateurs who qualified for the 2020 Masters will need to remain an amateur until November in order to compete at Augusta, according to ESPN's Bob Harig.

The last time a Masters field exceeded 95 golfers was in 2015, with the previous two capped at 87.

The complete 2020 Masters field can be found here.

4 additions finalize 2020 Masters field amid world-ranking freeze
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