The 31-year-old will likely be a part of maybe the most-anticipated staging of golf’s oldest Main, having claimed one in all three locations on provide on the Irish Open at Mount Juliet Property.
As nicely being a major 12 months for the occasion, it’s also an enormous breakthrough for Legislation – mentored by 1999 Open champion Paul Lawrie – as will probably be his first-ever Main look.
Aberdeen’s David Legislation has certified for the a hundred and fiftieth Open Championship at St Andrews.
Legislation’s five-under ultimate spherical – and -15 complete – meant he completed behind winner Adrian Meronk (-20), of Poland, in addition to New Zealand’s Ryan Fox (-17) and South Africa’s Thriston Lawrence (-16).
The highest-three in Eire had been all already Open-bound, which means the trio who completed behind them on 15-under, Legislation, American John Catlin and Paraguay’s Fabrizio Zanotti, will all get to tee it up on the Previous Course in two weeks’ time.
There was a slight concern Legislation can be pipped to a spot at St Andrews on the demise, as a par for Spaniard Jorge Campillo on the final would have seen him miss out. Had 4 gamers completed on -15, the tiebreaker was the gamers’ world rating, and Legislation would have had the bottom rating.
Finally, a topped second noticed Campillo bogey the opening.
Legislation held the joint-lead at -16 throughout Sunday’s fourth and ultimate spherical in County Kilkenny, nonetheless, winner Meronk – taking part in within the ultimate group and ending birdie, birdie, eagle, par – made a dropped shot from the Aberdonian on 17 and hour-or-so earlier than much less vital when all was mentioned and accomplished.