Three players who finish in the top ten and ties at the Emirates Australian Open who are not already exempt will earn places in The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale, 16-23 July 2017.
The road to The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale will begin at the Emirates Australian Open, the first of 15 events in ten countries that will make up The Open Qualifying Series for 2017.
There was no surprise World Number 1 Jason Day claimed top Australian honours at the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon but in the medium term Matt Jones' result might have been more important.
Jason Day continued to be the standout Australian on moving day at The Open, as Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson set up a showdown for the final round at Royal Troon.
Six Aussies have made it through to the weekend action at the 154th Open Championship.
Matt Jones and Adam Scott lead the Aussie contingent at The Open but on a day where Phil Mickelson was working his magic they are left back of the pace.
Watch Aussies Adam Scott, Jason Day, Marc Leishman, Nick Cullen, Steven Bowditch, Greg Chalmers, Nathan Holman, Rod Pampling, Matt Jones, Marcus Frase...