holes stroke play tournament, no cut.
The field for the tournament will comprise:
(a) Playing members of the 2009 Presidents Cup teams. (Exemption is for the 2010 event only).
(b) Playing members of the 2008 Ryder Cup Teams. NOTE: Playing members of the 2010 Ryder Cup teams and beyond will receive an exemption into the following year’s WGC – Bridgestone Invitational ONLY
(c) Those players ranked in the top 50 (and those tied for 50th place) on the Official World Golf Ranking as of Monday 26th July 2010.
(d) Those players ranked in the top 50 (and those tied for 50th place) on the Official World Golf Ranking as of Monday August 2nd 2010.
(e) Winners of all ‘Official’ tournaments on the Federation Tours with 115 or
more event rating points calculated by the Official World Golf Ranking, played since the 2009 Bridgestone Invitational.
(f) The winner of the 2009 Bridgestone Open and 2010 Japan Golf Tour Championship, the 2009 Australian PGA Championship, the 2010 Vodacom Championship and the 2009 Iskandar Johor Open.