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Thomas Levet out of British Open

Updated: July 6, 2011, 11:58 AM ET
Associated Press

INVERNESS, Scotland -- Thomas Levet's exuberant celebration after winning his home tournament in France last weekend has cost him a place in the British Open.

Levet withdrew Wednesday from the year's third major after being ruled out for six weeks with a broken shin. He broke the bone jumping into a lake to celebrate his victory at the French Open on Sunday.

His spot at Royal St. George's will go to Robert Garrigus of the United States.

"I am extremely disappointed to ...

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