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Kirk out of British Open, replaced by Streelman

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Chris Kirk has withdrawn from next week’s British Open at St. Andrews after breaking his hand, and been replaced in the field by fellow American Kevin Streelman.

The R&A, which organizes the tournament, made the announcement on Saturday.

The 80th-ranked Streelman tied for 54th and 79th in the last two British Opens.

The British Open starts Thursday.


This story has been corrected based on updated information from the R&A that Kirk has a broken hand, not arm.

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