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Mark O'Meara has elected not to compete in next week's Open Championship.
The 1998 champion hasn't cracked the top 55 in his last eight appearances in the major dating back to 2005. He opened the U.S. Senior Open today with a 4-over-par 75 with one birdie, three bogeys and a double. Thu, Jul 10, 2014 06:13:00 PM

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Mark O'Meara makes his way back to Augusta National for the Masters this week.

O'Meara has a very admirable 18 cuts made in 29 attempts at Augusta National. However, things have gone sour recently and he has missed his last seven cuts at ANGC. He has little or no fantasy value this week.
Tue, Apr 8, 2014 10:31:00 AM

Mark O'Meara failed to recreate the magic at Muirfield in his second round of The Open Championship, settling for a 7-over-par 40-38=78.

After picking after the host course for a 67 on Thursday, the 56-year-old former Open champion split only four (of 14) fairways and hit eight greens in regulation today. He also needed 31 putts. O'Meara lone birdie occurred at the par-4 12th hole, but it was overshadowed by six bogey and a double. He's 3-over 145 through 36 holes, so he'll survive the cut.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 08:43:00 AM

Mark O'Meara opened The Open Championship with a 4-under-par 31-36=67 to finish just one stroke off the clubhouse lead.

The 56-year-old missed only three (of 14) fairways and three greens in regulation at Muirfield today. He opened with five birdies on his first nine holes, including on both par 5s. After three bogey-5s coming in, O'Meara converted an eagle-3 at 17 before a near-birdie at 18 that just didn't drop, eventually leaving him with a tap-in par. His last top 25 in this tournament occurred at this course in 2002 (T22).
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 12:06:00 PM

Mark O’Meara will make a rare start on the PGA TOUR at this week’s Shell Houston Open.

O’Meara focuses the majority of his time on the Champions Tour these days, finishing in a tie for sixth at last week’s Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. This is a bit of a curious start, seeing as he hasn’t played this event since 1994 and never at the current venue of Redstone GC’s Tournament Course. He has little or no fantasy value this week.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 09:18:00 PM

Mark O'Meara has withdrawn from next week's British Open due to a rib injury.

O'Meara hasn't played the Champions Tour since March. He withdrew from the Masters due to the same malady. He will not be replaced in the field at Royal Lytham & St. Annes since it's exceeded its allotment of 156 golfers and two more will gain entry this weekend.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 04:25:00 PM

Mark O'Meara has withdrawn from the Masters due to a rib injury.

Since the 55-year-old has been firmly entrenched on the Champions Tour for years, the only relevant news that relates to this injury is that his consecutive starts steak at the Masters ends at 27. He played in every edition from 1985-2011. We will leave him off our Injury Report.
Thu, Apr 5, 2012 11:18:00 AM

Mark O'Meara crafted a 6-under-par 34-32=66 in his opening round of THE PLAYERS, finishing two back of the clubhouse lead.

That's right. This is not a misprint. This is, indeed, 2011. The 54-year-old O'Meara hit 12 greens and took 24 putts, negotiating seven birdies against just one bogey in his first trip to TPC Sawgrass since missing the cut in 2003. This is his 24th appearance dating back to 1981. For the record, he has six top 10s and has never won the tournament. Among his highlights today were conversions of 20'7" and 10 yards (just off the green) at the third and 18th holes, respectively. He also rolled in a par save from 10'10" at the 14th. His last payday on the PGA TOUR was for a T70 at the British Open at Turnberry in 2009.
Thu, May 12, 2011 05:42:00 PM

Mark O'Meara secured one of the six spots available in the U.S. Open sectional qualifier in Lake Forest, Illinois.

O'Meara shot 70-72=142 and will play in his first U.S. Open since 2003. He made the cut at this year's Buick Invitational, where he's competed 25 times. Hunter Haas (68-68=136) was the medalist in Lake Forest while D.A. Points, Ian Leggatt and Chris Kirk all scored 139 to qualify. Kane Hanson and Jonathan Turcott will decide who earns the final spot in a playoff on Tuesday morning. Notables failing to qualify include Arjun Atwal, Chris Riley, Colt Knost, Paul Stankowski, Kyle Reifers and Mike Small.
Mon, Jun 2, 2008 11:40:00 PM

Mark O'Meara posted a 1-under 71 in the opening round of the Masters.

This was O'Meara's best round since a 70 in the second round in 2004. Today's tour included birdies at 11, 12 and 13. He's missed the last two cuts at Augusta National but is in prime position to end that mini-streak this week. However, only formats that include Champions Tour players should be paying attention.
Thu, Apr 10, 2008 07:05:00 PM

Mark O'Meara won on Wednesday the traditional par-three contest at the Masters.

Luke Donald could have forced a playoff on the last hole, but a pulled teeshot gave O'Meara the victory with a score of 5-under-par for nine holes. There is a "jinx" that goes with the par-three championship, because no winner of the par-three event has ever gone on to win the Masters.
Wed, Apr 4, 2007 06:58:00 PM

Mark O'Meara, who turned 50 on January 13th, does not plan to play the ATT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Though frequently referred to as the "King of Pebble Beach" because of his five wins, O'Meara will apparently skip the event after competing 26 straight years. Asked if he would ever play in the AT&T again, O'Meara said, "I don't think so. I'm done. Stick a fork in me." He will play the Masters and the British Open on his past-champion exemptions, but plans to devote most of his time to the Champions Tour.
Mon, Jan 29, 2007 02:48:00 PM

Mark O'Meara, who turns 50 on January 13th announced that he will play in the Toshiba Classic on the Champions Tour in March.

O'Meara plans on spending more time in southern California where his two children attend California colleges. In addition to the Toshiba Classic (in Newport Beach), he will play in the Bob Hope Classic and the Buick Invitational on the PGA Tour's West Coast Swing.
Source: OC Register
Thu, Dec 14, 2006 08:36:00 PM

Mark O'Meara, Tom Pernice, Chris Riley, B.J. Staten and Brian Gay have all pulled out of this week's 84 LUMBER Classic.

They've been replaced by Cameron Beckman, Notah Begay, Jay Delsing, Garbriel Hjertstedt, Larry Mize, Dicky Pride, Chris Smith and Grant Waite, but none of them appear to be very strong fantasy options.
Tue, Sep 12, 2006 01:52:00 PM

Mark O'Meara has withdrawn from the Wachovia Championship.

It's believed the death of Tiger's father sent O'Meara (and John Cook) packing as he plans on attending the services this weekend.
Wed, May 3, 2006 07:50:00 PM