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Tour Report: British Open spots at stake

This week and next week are big for players not otherwise qualified for the British Open, which will be played July 19-22 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

Two players will earn spots in the season’s third major based on a cumulative money list of earnings from THE PLAYERS, FedEx St. Jude Classic, U.S. Open, Travelers Championship, AT&T National and The Greenbrier Classic.

In addition, the leading player not otherwise exempt among the top five finishers and ties at both The Greenbrier Classic and next week’s John Deere Classic will receive exemptions for the British Open. Ties are determined by the highest-ranking player in the Official World Golf Ranking at the start of the week.

Following are the top five players in the mini-money list.


Player Earnings Entered in Greenbrier Classic
Marc Leishman $1,150,675 Yes
Michael Thompson $718,412 No
John Merrick $616,440 Yes
Charley Hoffman $586,593 Yes
Jhonattan Vegas $552,021 Yes

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