Thomas Levet out of British Open
INVERNESS, Scotland -- Thomas Levet's exuberant celebration after winning his home tournament in France last weekend has cost him a place in the British Open.
Levet withdrew Wednesday from the year's third major after being ruled out for six weeks with a broken shin. He broke the bone jumping into a lake to celebrate his victory at the French Open on Sunday.
His spot at Royal St. George's will go to Robert Garrigus of the United States.
"I am extremely disappointed to ...
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2011 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
2011 champion: Darren Clarke
Course: Royal St. George's
Where: Sandwich, England
Yardage, par: 7,211 yards, par-70
Topics: The Open Championship