Masters 2012: Field Is Set For PGA's First Major

CARNOUSTIE SCOTLAND - JULY 21: Tom Watson practices on the driving range at Carnoustie Golf Course on July 21 2010 in Carnoustie Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Local golfers Tom Watson, Chez Reavie and Gary Woodland will be taking part in the 2012 Masters.

The 2012 Masters Field is set and there are 92 participants in this year's field, with play beginning on Thursday. This field is made up of past Masters champions, winners of past PGA events and golfers ranked in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

There are three local golfers in this years field in Tom Watson, Chez Reavie and Gary Woodland.

Watson is in the Masters field for winning the event back in 1977 and 1981, and has won eight major championships. Back in 2010's Masters, Watson had an excellent first round by shooting a 67 which was good for second place, and he finished 18th overall. The top-20 finish put Watson in rarified air as he joined Sam Snead as the only other golfer to have a top-20 finish in a major championship over five decades.

Reavie has been on the PGA Tour since 2008 and has made two cuts at the Masters, most recently back in 2009, and he has two wins to his name on the PGA Tour.

Woodland is also a fairly young golfer on the Tour and has had his card since 2007, with one pro win at the 2011 Transitions Championships. This will be his second go-around at the Masters -- Woodland played last year and finished tied for 24th.

Here is the complete list of golfers participating:

Aaron Baddeley (Australia)
Sang-moon Bae (Korea)
Thomas Bjorn (Denmark)
Keegan Bradley
Jonathan Byrd
Angel Cabrera (Argentina)
Patrick Cantlay
Paul Casey (England)
Kevin Chappell
K. J. Choi (Korea)
Stewart Cink
Tim Clark (South Africa)
Darren Clarke (N. Ireland)
Fred Couples
Ben Crane
Ben Crenshaw
Jason Day (Australia)
Luke Donald (England)
Jason Dufner
Simon Dyson (England)
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (Spain)
Ross Fisher (England)
Rickie Fowler
Harrison Frazar
Jim Furyk
Sergio Garcia (Spain)
Robert Garrigus
Lucas Glover
Bill Haas
Anders Hansen (Denmark)
Peter Hanson (Sweden)
Padraig Harrington (Ireland)
Charles Howell III
Trevor Immelman (South Africa)
Ryo Ishikawa (Japan)
Fredrik Jacobson (Sweden)
Miguel Angel Jimenez (Spain)
Dustin Johnson
Zach Johnson
Robert Karlsson (Sweden)
Martin Kaymer (Germany)
Kyung-Tae Kim (Korea)
Kelly Kraft
Matt Kuchar
Martin Laird (Scotland)
Bernhard Langer (Germany)
Paul Lawrie (Scotland)
Randal Lewis
Sandy Lyle (Scotland)
Bryden Macpherson (Australia)
Hunter Mahan
Hideki Matsuyama (Japan)
Graeme McDowell (N. Ireland)
Rory McIlroy (N. Ireland)
Phil Mickelson
Corbin Mills
Larry Mize
Edoardo Molinari (Italy)
Francesco Molinari (Italy)
Kevin Na
Geoff Ogilvy (Australia)
Sean O'Hair
Jose Maria Olazabal (Spain)
Mark O'Meara
Louis Oosthuizen (S. Africa)
Ryan Palmer
Ian Poulter (England)
Alvaro Quiros (Spain)
Chez Reavie
Justin Rose (England)
Rory Sabbatini (South Africa)
Charl Schwartzel (South Africa)
Adam Scott (Australia)
John Senden (Australia)
Webb Simpson
Vijay Singh (Fiji)
Brandt Snedeker
Craig Stadler
Scott Stallings
Kyle Stanley
Brendan Steele
Henrik Stenson (Sweden)
Steve Stricker
David Toms
Bo Van Pelt
Scott Verplank
Johnson Wagner
Nick Watney
Bubba Watson
Tom Watson
Mike Weir (Canada)
Lee Westwood (England)
Mark Wilson
Gary Woodland
Tiger Woods
Ian Woosnam (Wales)
Y. E. Yang (Korea)

For more on the 2012 Masters be sure to stay tuned check out SB Nation's golf blog Waggle Room and SB Nation's dedicated golf hub.

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