Retief Goosen, of South Africa, tees off on the first hole during the first round of the Memorial golf tournament Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Jay LaPrete
June 30, 2015

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen made birdie on the first playoff hole to qualify for the British Open.

Goosen shot 67-72 at Woburn to get into a three-for-one playoff for the final spot. Paul Dunne of Ireland was medalist at Woburn for the second straight year. He was joined by Robert Dinwiddie of England, who finally made it after 16 tries.

Qualifying was held at four courses in Britain, each offering three spots.

Goosen tied for fourth in the BMW International Open in Germany on Sunday and had only four hours' sleep before the 36-hole qualifier.

Colin Montgomerie had it tougher. He was runner-up at the U.S. Senior Open in California on Sunday, flew to England and missed out on the Woburn playoff by four shots.

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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)