Four qualifying places in The Open on offer at the 100th Open de France

France qualifying places at Open de France

Royal Troon

June 29, 2016: The Open Qualifying Series moves to France this week where four places in The 145th Open at Royal Troon are on offer at the 100th Open de France.

The leading four players, who finish in the top 12 and ties and who are not already exempt, will earn a place in The Open from 14-17 July 2016.

The 100th Open de France will be played from 30 June – 3 July at Le Golf National, near Paris.

The Open Qualifying Series continues in the United States at the Barracuda Championship on the PGA TOUR where there will be one place available for the player who finishes in the top five and ties, not already exempt, at Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nevada from 30 June – 3 July.

Players in the field at the 100th Open de France who are already exempt for The 145th Open at Royal Troon:

Kristoffer  Broberg Padraig  Harrington Graeme  McDowell Jaco  van Zyl
Rafael  Cabrera Bello Scott  Hend Rory McIlroy Anthony  Wall
Darren Clarke David  Howell Francesco  Molinari Jeunghun Wang
Nick  Cullen Thongchai  Jaidee James  Morrison Marc  Warren
Jamie Donaldson Lasse  Jensen Thorbjørn Olesen Lee  Westwood
Victor  Dubuisson Rikard  Karlberg Thomas  Pieters Bernd  Wiesberger
Ross  Fisher Martin  Kaymer Haydn Porteous Danny Willett
Matthew  Fitzpatrick Soomin  Lee Clement  Sordet Chris Wood
Tommy  Fleetwood Joost  Luiten Andy  Sullivan

Players in the field at the Barracuda Championship who are already exempt for The 145th Open at Royal Troon:

Ben Curtis Rod Pampling Brendan Steele
Seung-Yul Noh Jon Rahm Gary Woodland

In the event of a tie for a qualifying place, the player with the higher ranking in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) at the beginning of the week commencing 27 June will be awarded a place in The 145th Open.

— R&A Communications–

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