Eligible players are:
-- Playing members of the 2013 U.S. and International Presidents Cup teams. NOTE: In odd-numbered years, playing members of the last-named U.S. and European Ryder Cup teams shall replace the last-named Presidents Cup teams.
-- The top-50 players, including any tied for 50th place, from the Official World Golf Ranking as of Monday, July 21, 2014, and Monday, July 28, 2014.
-- Tournament winners, whose victories are considered official, of tournaments from the Federation Tours since the prior year’s Bridgestone Invitational (with an Official World Golf Ranking Strength of Field Rating of 115 points or more).
-- The winner of the following tournaments from each of the following Tours: Japan Golf Tour Championship (2014) and Bridgestone Open (2013) from the Japan Golf Tour; Australian PGA Championship (2013) from the Australasian Tour; Dimension Data Pro-Am (2014) from the Southern Africa Tour; and Thailand Golf Championship (2013) from the Asian Tour.