Top Contenders at 2016 British Open

The 145th British Open will feature some of the world's best golfers from July 14-17, 2016, at the Royal Troon course in Scotland. Take a look at some of the top contenders going into the tournament.

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Rory McIlroy and Jason Day
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The Australian-born golfer is No. 1 in the official world golf ranking, winning 10 PGA tours throughout his career. He tied for 4th place in last year’s British Open.
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The Northern Ireland native is ranked 4th in the official world golf ranking, winning 11 PGA tours throughout his career including the 2014 Open Championship.
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The Texas native is ranked third in the official world golf ranking. He’s won eight PGA tour events including the 2015 U.S. Open.
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The South Carolina native is ranked second in the official world golf ranking. He has 11 PGA tour victories throughout his career including this year’s U.S. Open.
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The Australian-born golfer is ranked eighth in the official world golf ranking. He has 13 PGA tour victories including in the 2013 Masters Tournament. He also has 13 international victories.
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The California native isy ranked seventh in the official world golf ranking. He’s won three PGA tournaments including the 2015 Players Championship.
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Sergio Garcia, a native of Castellon, Spain, is ranked 12th in the official world golf ranking. He has nine PGA tour victories and 18 international victories.
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The South African golfer is ranked 10th in the official world golf ranking. He scored his first PGA tour victory this year and has 10 international victories.
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The South African golfer is ranked 11th in the official world golf ranking. He has seven PGA tour victories including the 2013 U.S. Open and eight international victories.
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The Swedish golfer is ranked 6th in the official world golf ranking with four PGA Tour victories and 12 international victories.
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