SOUTHPORT, England – Brandt Snedeker withdrew from the Open Championship on Wednesday because of a rib injury. He was replaced in the field by James Hahn.

Snedeker, in a message posted on Twitter, did not provide an immediate timetable for a return to competition.

— Brandt Snedeker (@BrandtSnedeker) July 19, 2017

The moment you find out you’re playing in the Open Championship! Let’s go! #PXGTroops

— James Hahn (@JamesHahnPGA) July 19, 2017

Snedeker, who has dealt with rib injuries in the past, has had a solid season, posting four top-10s and eight top-25s in 15 starts. He currently sits 48th in the FedExCup standings.

If another player withdraws, Danny Lee is now the first alternate at Royal Birkdale.

Snedeker (ribs) WDs from The Open; Hahn in

Source: Internet


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