Lipsky qualifies for The Open

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Lipsky qualifies for The Open

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June 28: Current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader David Lipsky of the United States has qualified for The Open through the European Tour’s Race to Dubai rankings.
Lipsky, who is also the 2014 Asian Tour Order of Merit champion, finished tied 10th at the BMW International Open in Germany last week to move to 19th place on the Race to Dubai rankings.
He sealed his ticket to Royal Birkdale from July 20 to 23 as the first five European Tour members not otherwise exempt in the top-20 of the Race to Dubai Rankings after the BMW International Open.
This will be his second appearance at The Open following his debut in 2015.
He will be joined by other Asian Tour members including Thongchai Jaidee, Jeunghun Wang, Phachara Khongwatmai, K.T. Kim, Scott Hend, Prayad Marksaeng, Jbe Kruger, Yikeun Chang, Kim Giwhan and Younghan Song.
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