Site: Inverness, Scotland.
Course: Castle Stuart Golf Links (7,050 yards, par 72).
Purse: $3.07 million. Winner’s share: $636,550.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., 9:30 p.m.-midnight; Friday, 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., 9:30 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, 5 a.m.-9:15 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 5 a.m.-9:15 a.m., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 6-8:30 p.m.).
Last year: England’s Luke Donald won the rain-shortened tournament, closing with a 9-under 63 for a four-stroke victory. He finished at 19 under.
Last week: Germany’s Marcel Siem won the French Open for his second European Tour title, beating Italy’s Francesco Molinari by a stroke.
Notes: The British Open is next week at Royal Lytham and St. Annes. The leading player, not otherwise exempt for the British Open, among the top five and ties will earn a spot. ... The tournament is in its second season at Castle Stuart after 15 years at Loch Lomond.
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