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Francesco Molinari, David Lingmerth Among 6 Added to British Open Field

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Francesco Molinari is one of six players recently added to the British Open field.

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Francesco Molinari and Memorial winner David Lingmerth are among six players who have been added to the field for the British Open.

The six players were added when it became clear the Open would not fill all the spots from remaining qualifiers for the 156-man field at St. Andrews.

The British Open will be played July 16-19.

Molinari is No. 43 in the world, but he was outside the top 50 last month for the cutoff to qualify. Lingmerth beat a strong field at the Memorial, but the Swede did not move up high enough in the ranking to get into the U.S. Open. He will be making his British Open debut.

The other four players are Matt Jones, Tim Clark, Harris English and PGA Tour rookie Daniel Berger.

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