After the USGA allowed LIV Golf members to play in the US Open the Open Championship was doing the same and were allowing past champions and players who qualify to compete
The 2022 British Open was be played from 14-17 July 2022 at the Old Course at St. Andrews.
The total tournament purse was $14,000,000.
Past champions Phil Mickelson and Louis Oosthuizen are exempt.
“The Open is golf’s original championship and since it was first played in 1860, openness has been fundamental to its ethos and unique appeal.” Martin Slumbers, chief executive of the R&A, confirmed.
Updated: 24-Jun-2022 | Email feedback to this question