Not long after the U.S. Open experience at Pinehurst, the wheels start turning as players start thinking wind, rain and fast, bouncy links golf courses in the Open Championship.
Some of those players eligible to play at Royal Liverpool will play once or twice before going to England, some will play once, and some may not play at all beforehand.
Some players, like Martin Kaymer, will just be trying to stay sharp.
Others, like Tiger Woods, have to prove to themselves, and fans across the world, that they're ready to compete in the third major of the year.
Here's a list of what 10 of the top players in the game will be trying to prove before the Open Championship.