Holmes plays in 17th major today

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Seventh trip to The Open

By Bobby Brockman


John “J.B.” Holmes tees off this morning at 8:15 in The Open in Hoylake, England.
It will be the 17th time the Campbellsville native has played a major tournament on the PGA TOUR and his sixth time in the British version.

J.B. Holmes in majors
Year    Tournament    Results
2003    U.S. Open    missed cut
2008    Masters    T-25th
2006    U.S. Open    T-48th
2006    British Open    missed cut
2006    PGA    T-37th
2008    U.S. Open    missed cut
2008    British Open    missed cut
2008    PGA    T-29th
2009    U.S. Open    T-27th
2009    British Open    69th
2009    PGA    withdrew
2010    British Open    T-14th
2010    PGA    T-24th
2011    British Open    missed cut
2011    PGA    withdrew
2012    U.S. Open    T-17th

This week
July 17-20

The Open Championship
(Hoylake, England)
Tee times: Playing with Jonas Blixt and Chris Kirk off No. 1 tee at 8:16 a.m. (ET) on Thursday and off No. 1 tee at 3:15 a.m. (ET) on Friday.
TV times: Thursday and Friday from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. on ESPN, Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on ESPN and Sunday from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on ESPN.

This season
Through 18 tournaments: Holmes has made 15 cuts and has earned $2,072,104.
For the year: Holmes stands 31st in FedEx Cup points with 958  and 28th in money earnings. He  stands 4th in driving distance at 308.0 yards. Holmes is now 63rd in the World Golf Ranking points and 24th in Ryder Cup points.

Last week
John Deere Classic

(Silvis, Ill.)
Note: J.B. Holmes did not play in this tournament.

Upcoming tournaments
July 24-27

RBC Canadian Open
(Isle Bizard, Quebec, Canada)
Note: J.B. Holmes is undecided if he is playing in this tourney.
July 31-Aug. 3
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
(Akron, Ohio)
Note: J.B. Holmes has qualified to play in this event.
Aug. 7-10
PGA Championship
Valhalla Golf Course
(Louisville, Ky.)
Note: J.B. Holmes has qualified to play in this major.