Two days after he was added to the field at Royal Liverpool, Charles Howell III has reportedly turned down a spot in the Open Championship.
Three weeks after his runner-up finish at Pinehurst, Erik Compton can officially book his trip to Royal Liverpool later this month.
Twelve more players punched their tickets to Hoylake via Final Qualifying.
Although Tiger Woods' first start since back surgery ended with a missed cut at Congressional, some saw it as a step in the right direction.
The Royal & Ancient announced on Tuesday at the Greenbrier Classic that the Open Championship will return to Royal Birkdale in 2017 and Carnoustie in ’18.