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Matt Kuchar

Matt Kuchar carded a one-under 69 on Sunday at the Open Championship to finish nine-under and three strokes behind champion Jordan Spieth.

Impact

Kuchar, playing alongside Spieth in Sunday's final group, actually held the lead during the back nine before the younger phenom caught fire down the stretch. Kuchar led the field in birdies throughout the tournament with 19, but he wasn't even top-25 in terms of GIR percentage. He has finished no worse than T16 in his last six events worldwide, and he'll look to extend that at the RBC Canadian Open this week.

Jordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth closed with a one-under 69 on Sunday to win the Open Championship with an overall score of 12-under-par.

Impact

Spieth was able to hold off runner-up Matt Kuchar by three strokes, but struggles on the front nine led to drama during the latter portion of Sunday's final round. Spieth bogeyed the par-four 13th as Kuchar took the lead, but the former bounced back with three birdies and an eagle in his next four holes to run away with the Claret Jug. He'll move up to No. 1 in the FedExCup standings after his third career major victory, but he won't be in the field for this week's RBC Canadian Open.

Angel Cabrera

Angel Cabrera (shoulder) has withdrawn from the Barbasol Championship after nine holes in the second round.

Impact

Cabrera's shoulder injury forced him out of the John Deere Classic last week. Two consecutive withdraws from competition does not bode well for the short-term outlook for Cabrera. Cabrera was 4-over in his opening round and was another 5-over through the first eight holes Friday.

Jason Day

Jason Day, who hurt his right wrist after an iron shot out of the tall rough, has no concerns that it'll affect his play moving forward, Ryan Lavner of Golfchannel.com reports.

Impact

Though he was later seen with his right wrist wrapped after his opening 69 at Royal Birkdale, Day was jovial when asked about it, responding, "Every time I come over here the ground is so hard. They need to get out and water it a little bit" with a laugh. Based on his reaction, he doesn't seem to think the injury will slow him down, though there's always the possibility that the pain creeps up and impacts his play.

Richie Ramsay closed with an even-par 72 on Sunday at the Scottish Open to finish two-under and tied for 35th.

Impact

Ramsay only posted one round under-par throughout his week in Scotland, but he avoided anything worse than a bogey and also ranked 20th among the field in GIR percentage. He remains inside the top-25 in the Euro Tour's Race to Dubai thanks to his runner-up finish at the Irish Open a couple weeks ago, heading into the Open Championship with a bit of momentum.

Andrew Dodt closed with a one-over 73 on Sunday at the Scottish Open to finish eight-under and tied for fourth.

Impact

Dodt came out of the gates firing with 11 birdies in his first two rounds combined, but he played his weekend rounds in even-par to fall from contention. He ranked just 50th among the field in terms of driving accuracy, but he averaged a solid 28.5 putts per round. Dodt, who's No. 20 in the European Tour's Race to Dubai, will be in the field for this week's Open Championship.

Pablo Larrazabal missed the cut at last week's Scottish Open by five strokes with a two-day total of four-over-par.

Impact

Larrazabal's ball striking was just fine as he hit 68 percent of his fairways and 75 percent of the greens in regulation, but he struggled mightily with the putter. After a stretch of back-to-back top-16s in Europe, the 102nd-ranked golfer in the world has missed two straight cuts heading into this week's Open Championship.

James Hahn

James Hahn, formerly an alternate for the event, will be in the field for this week's Open Championship, Rex Hoggard of the Golf Channel reports.

Impact

Hahn earns his entry into the year's third major due to the withdrawal of Brandt Snedeker, who is dealing with a rib injury at this time. Hahn has appeared in just three tournaments since early June, finishing T20-T46-T6 during the recent stretch.

Brandt Snedeker

Brandt Snedeker announced Wednesday that he's been forced to withdraw from this week's Open Championship due to a rib injury.

Impact

Snedeker tweeted that he "had a rib issue pop up last week" and it didn't respond to treatment in time. The 33rd-ranked player in the world will be replaced in the field by James Hahn, while it remains to be seen just how long Snedeker will be sidelined by this rib injury.

Fabrizio Zanotti missed the cut by five strokes at last week's Scottish Open with a two-day total of four-over-par.

Impact

Zanotti was on track to make the cut after a first-round 71, but he carded just one birdie to six bogeys on Friday. He struggled both off the tee and with the putter, ultimately moving down four spots to No. 17 in the European Tour's Race to Dubai. He'll be in the field for this week's Open Championship coming off a stretch of three missed cuts through his last six events.

Alexander Levy closed with a two-under 70 on Sunday at the Scottish Open to finish four-under and tied for 26th.

Impact

Levy would've easily finished inside the top-25 if it weren't for a quadruple bogey on the par-four 17th hole during his third round, ultimately resulting in a four-over 76. He ranked 23rd among the field in driving accuracy and 26th in GIR percentage, while he's currently 15th in the European Tour's Race to Dubai. He'll tee it up at this week's Open Championship, but he hasn't had great form since a T15 at the Nordea Masters prior to his MC at the U.S. Open.

Hideto Tanihara

Hideto Tanihara is ranked 50th in the OWGR heading into this week's Open Championship, where he'll tee it up alongside Jimmy Walker and Thorbjorn Olesen for the first two rounds.

Impact

Tanihara has three top-15s in his last five starts, but he's also missed a pair of cuts during this stretch. The 38-year-old is above average in terms of driving accuracy and putting on the European Tour, but he lacks distance off the tee and hits just 61 percent of his greens in regulation.

Peter Uihlein missed the cut by two strokes at the Scottish Open with a two-day total of one-over-par.

Impact

Uihlein had finished T14-2 in his two events prior to the MC in Scotland, so there shouldn't be too much concern regarding his current form heading into this week's Open Championship. He's currently ranked ninth in this season's Race to Dubai standings on the European Tour, but he'll need to improve his accuracy off the tee in order to contend at Royal Birkdale.

Scott Fisher

Ross Fisher fired a three-under 69 on Sunday at the Scottish Open to finish two-under and tied for 35th.

Impact

Fisher's overall score was hindered by a trio of double bogeys throughout the week, unable to avoid the big numbers at times. He ranked third among the field in terms of GIR percentage, however, and he was also top-25 in driving accuracy. The 43rd-ranked player in the world will tee it up alongside Ernie Els and Bernd Wiesberger for the first two rounds of this week's Open Championship.

Thorbjorn Olesen

Thorbjorn Olesen will tee it up alongside Hideto Tanihara and Jimmy Walker for the first two rounds of this week's Open Championship.

Impact

Olesen most recently tied for 48th at the Irish Open after notching a pair of top-fives in his previous three starts, but he's still fallen in the Official World Golf Ranking to No. 83. The 27-year-old finished T9 at the Open Championship in 2012, but has since missed two cuts and posted a T64 in his past three tries at the event.

Andy Sullivan

Andy Sullivan closed with an even-par 72 on Sunday at the Scottish Open to finish seven-under and tied for ninth.

Impact

Sullivan has now finished T9-T20-T13 throughout the last three weeks on the European Tour, climbing to No. 66 in the Official World Golf Ranking. He was seventh in driving accuracy and 26th in GIR percentage this past week in Scotland, but he was below average in terms of putts per round. He'll be in the field for this week's Open Championship where he finished T12 and T30 the past two years.

Jason Dufner

Jason Dufner will tee it up with Branden Grace and Bryson DeChambeau in the opening two rounds of the Open Championship.

Impact

While Dufner has missed the cut in three of his last four events, the one event in that stretch he did make the cut was a victory at the Memorial Tournament. His 10 top-25 finishes are just two off of last year's season total. Dufner has played seven Open Championships, making five cuts and has a best finish of T22 which came at Troon last year.

Bernd Wiesberger

Bernd Wiesberger will play with Ernie Els and Ross Fisher in the opening two rounds of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

Impact

Wiesberger is in the mix of an impressive stretch as he has made the cut in his last 25 events. He has 16 top-25 finishes in that stretch. Wiesberger will be making his 17th major championship start and he is still looking for his first top-10. In four previous attempts at the Open Championship Wiesberger has finished T64-MC-T68-MC.

Thomas Pieters

Thomas Pieters will tee it up with Padraig Harrington and Pat Perez for the first two rounds at the 146th Open Championship.

Impact

Pieters has had three top-five's this season at very stacked fields (Genesis Open, WGC-Mexico, Masters). He will be coming into the Open Championship with missed cuts in two of his last three events, however. Pieters only previous Open start was last year when he tied for 30th at Troon.

Tyrrell Hatton

Tyrrell Hatton will be grouped with Martin Kaymer and Aaron Baddeley for the opening two rounds of the Open Championship.

Impact

Hatton is coming into this Open Championship not on his best form. He has missed the cut in his last four events. Before a missed cut at the Masters, Hatton had reeled off 12 straight top-25 finishes dating back to 2016. He also had five top-five's in that stretch. This will be the Englishman's sixth start in the Open Championship. Hatton was T5 in last year's Open.