Former record breaker qualifies for British Open


GLASGOW, Scotland – Eleven years after becoming the youngest player to secure a spot through qualifying for the British Open at age 16, Zane Scotland has earned a place in the 2010 edition at St. Andrews next month.

Scotland finished second Tuesday in one of four qualifying competitions played over two rounds on Scottish courses. Scotland, an Englishman from the Challenge Tour, carded 66 and 71 to finish behind Laurie Canter, who shot 69 and 67.

Denmark’s Mark Haastrup was third to take the final qualifying place on the Fairmont St. Andrews course.

The nine places at the other courses went to Colm Moriarty, Tom Whitehouse, Jamie Abbott, Tyrrell Hatton, Phillip Archer, Simon Edwards, Paul Streeter, Gary Clark and Steven Tiley.