New venues for 2011 British Open qualifying


ST. ANDREWS, Scotland ' Bruntsfield Links, which has staged golf since 1761, was among three courses added Tuesday to the list of qualifying venues for the 2011 British Open.
Originally laid down by two-time British Open champion Willie Park Jr., the links course on the east coast of Scotland joined southern English courses Buckinghamshire Golf Club and Hankley Common on the qualifying schedule for the 2011 British Open at Royal St. Georges. There are 16 qualifying venues in Britain.
The Royal and Ancient Club also announced Moortown Golf Club in northern England, which staged the 1929 Ryder Cup, was added to the list of qualifying venues for the 2012 British Open at Royal Lytham and St. Annes.