Big-name duo confirmed for Scottish Open

Spieth Morikawa Scottish Open

A star duo are among the first confirmed stars set to play in this year’s Genesis Scottish Open.

Jordan Spieth and Collin Morikawa will tee it up at the Renaissance Club in July alongside Scottish No.1 Robert MacIntyre and defending champion Min Woo Lee. 

Morikawa played in last year’s event before going on to win his second major in the Open at Royal St George’s, while Lee took home the title in a dramatic playoff win. 

• Scottish Open to join the PGA Tour

MacIntyre will be one of the biggest draws at his home open, while it will be three-time major winner Spieth’s first visit to the event. 

He previously said he was “very likely” to play, citing missing out last year as a reason for failing to beat Morikawa to the Claret Jug. 

"I think it's extremely useful not only because it's always one of the better field tournaments of the year anywhere in the world, but also because of the preparation that it is for The Open,” he said.

Although unconfirmed, other stars have also expressed their desire to compete in East Lothian this year, including Bryson DeChambeau, who said he would use the event to prepare for his first crack at the Old Course. 

In an interview with the Rick Shiels Golf Show podcast, he said: “I’m probably going to play the Scottish Open the week before so I’m somewhat comfortable with links-style golf, and then I’ll head over there. I’ll try and play as much as I can.” 

• Bryson confirms Scottish Open plans

This year’s Scottish Open will be held from July 7-10 at the Renaissance Club.

It is the first time the event has been co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour and DP World Tour, while luxury car brand Genesis has also come on board as title sponsor. 

Share this Article

share-logo
twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
2022 Driver Test | Which one is going in my bag?
Drivers
play button
The most powerful PING irons ever? | PING i525 review
Ping
play button
I'll be using the Vokey SM9 wedges... and you should too
Titleist
play button
The driver that has it all? | COBRA LTDx drivers REVIEWED!
Cobra
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

Nelly Korda to return at US Women's Open
Golf fans to get even more benefits ahead of 150th Open
Michelle Wie West to “step away” from LPGA
Colin Montgomerie wades into Phil Mickelson controversy
International field set for Scottish Men’s Open Championship

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Denis Pugh says, ‘Turn, don’t slide’
Watch
play button
Swing it like Joe Miller says Denis Pugh
Watch
play button
Increase the speed of your hands for more distance
Watch
play button
Strike down on the ball for more consistency
Watch
See all videos right arrow