Day, Manassero among 26 added to U.S. Open field

Matteo Manassero celebrates his victory after the fourth playoff hole at the BMW PGA Championship.

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Jason Day, Ian Poulter and Nicolas Colsaerts were among 26 golfers earning full exemptions into the U.S. Open on Tuesday, set to take place June 13-16 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.

There are now 78 fully exempt players in the field.

Of the 26 exemptions on Tuesday, 25 of them came from players ranked in the top 60 of the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 27.

Here's a look at the exemptions through the OWGR: Tim Clark, George Coetzee, Nicolas Colsaerts, Jason Day, Jamie Donaldson, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Branden Grace, Bill Haas, Peter Hanson, Russell Henley, Billy Horschel, Fredrik Jacobson, Thongchai Jaidee, Martin Laird, Paul Lawrie, Marc Leishman, Francesco Molinari, Thorbjorn Olesen, D.A. Points, Ian Poulter, Marcel Siem, Henrik Stenson, Richard Sterne, Kevin Streelman and Boo Weekley.

Weekley jumped 56 spots in the OWGR after his win at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial last week, moving to No. 55.

Matteo Manassero was the 26th player added on Tuesday after his win at the European Tour's BMW PGA Championship.

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