Shawn Stefani may have lost in a playoff at the Quicken Loans National, but he earned a nice consolation prize Sunday: a tee time at next month’s Open Championship.
A few years ago, I served as a backup beat writer for MLB.com.
One of the worst-kept secrets in golf is now official: Royal Portrush has been invited to host the Open Championship, though the tournament date has not yet been announced.
Dong-Kyu Jang, Juvic Pagunsan, Hyung-Tae Kim and Tomohiro Kondo earned each a spot in next month’s Open Championship by virtue of their finish Sunday in the Japan Tour’s Mizuno Open.
The R&A on Sunday denied recent media reports that the Open Championship is very likely to return to Royal Portrush in 2019.