Goosen Qualifies For British Open
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2018-07-04
(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen was among 12 players who made it into the British Open through local final qualifying.
Goosen had rounds of 71-72 at Princes to make it by one shot.
Local final qualifying offered three spots at each of four links across Britain. Tom Lewis, who held the 18-hole lead at nearby Royal St. George’s in the 2011 Open when he was a 20-year-old amateur, led the three qualifiers from Princes.
Ashton Turner of England led the qualifiers at Notts; James Robinson of England led the qualifiers at St. Annes Old Links; and amateur Sam Locke of Scotland led the qualifiers at The Renaissance Club.
The British Open returns to Carnoustie on July 19-22.