Brantford's David Hearn joins British Open field

Canadian golfer David Hearn will play at the British Open beginning on Thursday. (Reuters/Files)

Canadian golfer David Hearn will play at the British Open beginning on Thursday. (Reuters/Files)

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, Last Updated: 2:44 PM ET

Graham DeLaet will have Canadian company at the British Open.

David Hearn, of Brantford, the first alternate for thet hird major of the year, got a spot at Royal Liverpool on Tuesday after Mark Calcavecchia withdrew.

Hearn took a charter to England on Sunday in hopes of earning an invitation.

DeLaet, of Weyburn, Sask., Hearn and the rest of the field begin play on Thursday.


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