The list of champions already includes household names on the PGA Tour such as Bill Haas, Camilo Villegas and Rickie Fowler. The roster of alumni who weren't able to break through to the top of some of the loaded fields included Lucas Glover, Dustin Johnson and Nick Watney.
Many of the next generation of pro golfers will tee it up starting today for the 12th annual Players Amateur on Belfair Golf Club's West Course. The field of 75 players includes some of the top collegiate players in the country -- recently crowned NCAA champion John Peterson of LSU among them -- and plenty of international talent, including the usual Australian contingent.
But it doesn't include any past champions, so who will be the next to add his name to the impressive list of Players Amateur champs?
10 Who Can Win The Players Amateur
Tee times for today's first round of the Players Amateur at Belfair Golf Club.
7:00 a.m.: Conrad Ray, Stanford; Cody Proveaux, Leesville
7:10 a.m.: Cameron Smith, Brisbane, Australia; Justin Thomas, Goshen, Ky.
7:20 a.m.: Julio Vegas, Maturin, Venezuela; Scott Strohmeyer, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
7:30 a.m.: John Peterson, Ft. Worth, Texas; Arnond Vongvanij, University of Florida
7:40 a.m.: Max Homa, University of California; Tim Hart, Brisbane, Australia
7:50 a.m.: Jack Fields, Southern Pines, N.C.; Ryan McCarthy, Burnie, Australia
8:00 a.m.: Tarquin Macmanus, Cairns, Australia; Patrick Rodgers, Avon, Ind.
8:10 a.m.: Crawford Reeves, Clemson University; Harold Varner, Gastonia, N.C.
8:20 a.m.: Hunter Hamrick, Univeristy of Alabama; Richy Werenski, Georgia Tech
8:30 a.m.: Cory Whitsett, Houston, Texas; Jordan Russell, Texas A&M
8:40 a.m.: Brett Drewitt, Inverell, Australia; Wesley Bryan, Chapin
8:50 a.m.: Patrick Grimes, Palo Alton, Calif.; Coley Davis, Bluffton
9:00 a.m.: Eric Chun, Northwestern University; Tommy Mou, Bradenton, Fla.
9:10 a.m.: Brad Gehl, Oklahoma State University; Michael Cromie, University of Georgia
9:20 a.m.: Morgan Hill, Florida Atlantic University; Michael Johnson, Hoover, Ala.
9:30 a.m.: Matthew Nesmith, North Augusta; T.J. Mitchell, University of Georgia
9:40 a.m.: Derek Chang, Augusta State University; Matt Nagy, Kennesaw State University
9:50 a.m.: Drew Ernst, Seneca; Kramer Hickok, University of Texas
10:00 a.m.: Todd White, Moore; Rick LaRose, Tucson, Ariz.
10:10 a.m.: Ethan Tracy, Hillard, Ohio; Jeffrey Kang, Southern California
10:20 a.m.: David Erdy, Indiana University; Curtis Thompson, LSU
10:30 a.m.: John Voetsch, New Vernon, N.J.; Trey Delgreco, Vanderbilt University
10:40 a.m.: Blayne Barber, Lake City, Fla.; James White, Georgia Tech
10:50 a.m.: Matthew Stieger, Narrabri, Australia; Ben Campbell, Masterton, New Zealand
11:00 a.m.: Corbin Mills, Clemson University; Andrew Yun, Chandler, Ariz.
11:10 a.m.: Brooks Koepka, Florida State University; Byeong-Hun An, Seoul, Korea
11:20 a.m.: Cameron Peck, Olympia, Wash.; Kalem Richardson, Launceston, Australia
11:30 a.m.: Conrad Shindler, Texas A&M; Anthony Paolucci, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
11:40 a.m.: Tucker Wadkins, Dallas, Texas; Jon Pannone, Bluffton
11:50 a.m.: Franklin Dolan, Wake Forest University; Nathan Holman, Melbourne, Australia
12:00 p.m.: Brinson Paolini, Duke University; Michael Hebert, Auburn University
12:10 p.m.: James Rim, University of Toronto; Bo Andrews, Georgia Tech
12:20 p.m.: Drew Czuchry, Auburn, Ga.; Michael McGowan, UNC-Chapel Hill
12:30 p.m.: Case Cochran, Texas A&M; Christopher Lane, USC Beaufort
12:40 p.m.: Brett Patterson, Middle Tennessee State; Chase Parker, University of Kentucky
12:50 p.m.: Austin Reeves, Furman University; Brant Peaper, Indiana University
1:00 p.m.: Dominic Bozzelli, Auburn University; Max Scodro, University of Notre Dame; Todd Sinnott, Essendon, Australia