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Fantasy Forecast: British Open preview

Golfweek fantasy expert Mike Glasscott previews this week’s British Open, which begins Thursday at Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland.

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First look

British Open

Royal Troon, South Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

  • Course specs: 7,190 yards, Par 71 (36-35),· Grass: Greens – Bentgrass and poa annua; Rough – fescue, grouse and broom.
  • Course architect(s): multiple; first opened as a five-hole course in 1878; last Martin Hawtree (2014).
  • Bunkers: 98
  • Purse: $9.