Up-to-the-minute leader board and other scoring information for the British Open Championship, July 19-22, Carnoustie Championship Course, Angus, Scotland
ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB BRITISH OPEN
Site: Carnoustie, Scotland.
Course: Carnoustie Golf Links. Yardage: 7,402. Par: 71.
Purse: $10.5 million. Winner’s share: $1,890,000.
Television (all times EDT): Thursday-Friday, 1:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 4:30-7 a.m. (Golf Channel), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (NBC); Sunday, 4:30-7 a.m. (Golf Channel), 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (NBC).
Defending champion: Jordan Spieth.
Notes: This is the eighth time the British Open goes to Carnoustie. … For the last three champions at Carnoustie — Padraig Harrington, Paul Lawrie and Tom Watson — it was their first major championship. … Tiger Woods returns to the British Open for the first time since he missed the cut at St. Andrews in 2015. … Michael Kim earned the final spot at Carnoustie by winning the John Deere Classic. … Justin Thomas, Justin Rose, Brooks Koepka and Jon Rahm all have a mathematical chance to reach No. 1 in the world this week. … Americans in their 20s have won the last five major championships, two of those by Koepka at the U.S. Open. … Ben Hogan in 1953 is the only Open champion at Carnoustie to have the 54-hole lead. … The Open has been decided by a playoff the last three times at Carnoustie. … Harrington in 2007 and 2008 is the last player to successful defend in the British Open. … Spieth has not won a tournament since his British Open title last year at Royal Birkdale.