Opportunity knocks for Open hopefuls in Scotland


Tom McKibbin (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

The leading three players not already exempt who make the cut in the Genesis Scottish Open will earn places in The 151st Open at Royal Liverpool next week.

The Genesis Scottish Open is the fifteenth event in The Open Qualifying Series and will be played from 13-16 July at the Renaissance Club.

Holywood’s Tom McKibbin will hope to play his way into the reckoning after capturing a maiden DP World Tour title at last month’s Porsche European Open.


Players in the field at the Genesis Scottish Open who are already exempt for The 151st Open:

Adri Arnaus Daniel Hillier Joost Luiten Scottie Scheffler
Christiaan Bezuidenhout Lee Hodges Robert MacIntyre Adam Scott
Alexander Bjork Tom Hoge Rory McIlroy Shubhankar Sharma
Dan Bradbury Max Homa Adrian Meronk Callum Shinkwin
Sam Burns Billy Horschel Guido Migliozzi Marcel Siem
Jorge Campillo Viktor Hovland Francesco Molinari Jordan Smith
Patrick Cantlay Rasmus Hojgaard Alex Noren Matthew Southgate
Wyndham Clark Sungjae Im Thorbjorn Olesen Jordan Spieth
Corey Conners Matthew Jordan Adrian Otaegui Scott Stallings
Thomas Detry Bio Kim Yannik Paul Ockie Strydom
Ewen Ferguson Michael Kim Victor Perez Connor Syme
Matt Fitzpatrick Tom Kim JT Poston Nick Taylor
Tommy Fleetwood Kurt Kitayama Seamus Power Sahith Theegala
Rickie Fowler Romain Langasque Andrew Putnam Justin Thomas
Ryan Fox Pablo Larrazabal Richie Ramsay Sami Valimaki
Ben Griffin Thriston Lawrence Davis Riley Matt Wallace
Brian Harman KH Lee Justin Rose Danny Willett
Padraig Harrington Min Woo Lee Antoine Rozner Oilver Wilson
Tyrrell Hatton Hurly Long Kalle Samooja Gary Woodland
Lucas Herbert Shane Lowry Xander Schauffele

In the event of a tie for a qualifying place, the player with the higher ranking in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) at the beginning of the week commencing 10 July will be awarded a place in The 151st Open.

The Open is golf’s original championship. Played since 1860 on iconic links golf courses, it is the sport’s most international Major Championship with qualifying events on every continent. For one week each year, the pursuit of the famous Claret Jug trophy is the focus of the sporting world, followed globally by millions of fans.

Staged by The R&A, The Open delivers an annual economic benefit of around £100 million to its host region, while the Championship’s commercial success supports the development of the game, worldwide.

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