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Qualified: For the British Open, by virtue of their positions in the Official World Golf Ranking at the end of Week 25, Americans Chez Reavie, Charles Howell III, Kevin Na and Beau Hossler and South Korean Byeong Hun An. Out of the HNA French Open, American Julian Suri, Scotsman Russell Knox and Swede Marcus Kinhult earned berths via the Open Qualifying Series. Out of the Quicken Loans National, Americans Bronson Burgoon and Ryan Armour, Mexico’s Abraham Ancer and South Korea’s Sung Kang earned berths via the Open Qualifying Series. Also, the R&A announced that American Ryan Moore will replace Scotsman Paul Lawrie, who withdrew last week, citing ongoing injury issues (“In the news,” June 26). The British Open will be played July 19-22 at Carnoustie (Scotland) Golf Links.

Committed: For the next five years on the European Tour, the Made in Denmark tournament, through 2023. The purse for the annual event, which will return to Himmerland Golf and Spa in Farso beginning in 2019, will rise to 3 million euros (about $3.5 million). The 2018 Made in Denmark tournament will be played Aug. 30-Sept. 2 at Silkeborg Ry Golf Club in Aarhus and offer a purse of 1.5 million euros (about $1.75 million).

Announced: By the PGA of America, that Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., will be the site of two upcoming PGA events: the 2023 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and the 2029 PGA Championship. Both tournaments will be played on Baltusrol’s Lower Course, a 1922 A.W. Tillinghast design. … By the U.S. Golf Association, that the U.S. Senior Open will return in 2025 to the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colo., site of last week’s U.S. Senior Open.