Open Golf: Martin Laird makes it to Muirfield

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Scotland-born Laird has earned his place in the field for the 142nd Open Championsip

Scotland’s Martin Laird is among eight players to have secured their spot in the 142nd Open Championship through their position in the world rankings.

The 30-year-old plays full-time on the PGA Tour and is World No 59.

The other seven players who made it to Muirfield based on their ranking position are last week’s PGA Tour winner Jonas Blixt and compatriot Fredrik Jacobson, American duo Kyle Stanley and Ken Duke, Marc Leishman, Graham DeLaet, and England’s Chris Wood.

The list of reserves is now finalised, too:

1 Stephen Gallacher
2 Scott Stallings
3 Joost Luiten
4 Charles Howell III
5 Brendon de Jonge
6 David Lingmerth
7 Ryan Palmer
8 Bae Sang-Moon
9 Kevin Chappell
10 Pablo Larrazabal

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