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AP file photo by Ashley Landis / Baylor School graduate Harris English competes during a Ryder Cup match in September in Sheboygan, Wis.

Baylor School graduate Harris English has decided not to play in the Masters next week as he recovers from surgery to repair a torn labrum.

English was a two-time winner on the PGA Tour last year, finished third in the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines last summer and competed for the United States in its Ryder Cup victory last fall.

However, the 32-year-old former University of Georgia standout has not played since the Sony Open in Honolulu in mid-January, and he won't make the trip from his residence in Sea Island, Georgia, to Augusta National Golf Club for what would have been his fourth appearance in the Masters. He missed the cut in 2014, tied for 42nd in 2016 and shared 21st place last year.

"I'm progressing very well from recent hip surgery, but have to exercise caution as I return to play. I look forward to joining my friends and fellow competitors on the PGA Tour soon," English wrote on Twitter.

There are no alternates at the Masters, an invitational event and the year's first major. That puts the field at 90 players, with one spot available if the winner of the Texas Open, which began Thursday in San Antonio, is not eligible for the Masters.

Baylor is still set to have a representative in Augusta with former Red Raiders star Luke List, who won the Farmers Insurance Open in late January for the first victory of his PGA Tour career.

List was tied for seventh at the Texas Open after starting with a 4-under-par 68. Scotland's Russell Knox set the pace with a 65, Denmark's Rasmus Hojgaard was a stroke behind, and four players were tied for third at 67: Matt Kuchar, Denny McCarthy, J.J. Spaun and England's Aaron Rai.

Baylor alum Stephan Jaeger, among those in need of a victory to get to Augusta, was tied for 53rd after a 71. The fourth former Red Raider on the PGA Tour, Keith Mitchell, is not competing in San Antonio.

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