This will be the first year in which the Genesis Scottish Open is co-sanctioned by the European and PGA Tours, though the tournament continues to be a key event for those looking to make a last-minute qualification for the Open Championship (which is always played the following week): the leading three players which have not already qualified for the major are awarded an entry.
The 2021 edition of the Genesis Scottish Open was won by Australian Min Woo Lee, who shot 266 (-18) and then defeated Belgian Thomas Detry and Englishman Matt Fitzpatrick in a playoff to claim the trophy.
This year’s Genesis Scottish Open will have a high-class field, with the likes of Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm, Collin Morikawa, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Patrick Cantlay confirmed to take part.
“I’m excited to make my Genesis Scottish Open debut next month,” said Cantlay. “To play back-to-back weeks in Scotland, the Home of Golf, will be awesome and hopefully I can bring my A-game for the Scottish fans.”
Koepka has previously won on Scottish soil during his time on the European Challenge Tour and has played the Scottish Open on three occasions. The former World Number One is relishing the opportunity to return to the event for the first time since 2015.
“I can’t wait to get back to Scotland,” said Koepka. “I have great memories of playing there in previous years and the fans are always fantastic. I think it’s great that this event is now sanctioned by the PGA Tour and it’s shaping up to be a fun week.”
Olympic Gold medal winner Scottie Scheffler returns to the Renaissance Club for a second appearance in the Genesis Scottish Open following a top ten finish last season.
“I loved this event when I played last year so I am delighted to be returning this summer,” said the 28-year-old. “The field is going to be incredible and it looks like we’re all set for a fantastic week in front of some of the best fans in golf.”
The Renaissance Club features a par 71, 7,136-yard course. The purse for the Genesis Scottish Open is $8 million.
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Genesis Scottish Open broadcast details
All times CAT
Thursday 7 July
09:00: Day 1 – LIVE on SuperSport Golf
Friday 8 July
09:00: Day 2 – LIVE on SuperSport Golf
Saturday 9 July
11:30: Day 3 – LIVE on SuperSport Golf
Sunday 10 July
11:30: Day 4 – LIVE on SuperSport Golf