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Canada's Graham DeLaet bound for British Open

Canadian golfer Graham DeLaet announced on Monday that he has been invited to play in the British Open later this month.

Saskatchewan golfer's 1st appearance in a major

Weyburn, Sask., native Graham DeLaet has five top-10 finishes so far this year on the PGA Tour. (LM Otero/Associated Press)

Canadian golfer Graham DeLaet says he has been invited to the upcoming British Open.

He made the announcement on Twitter this morning.

It will be DeLaet's first-ever appearance in a major.

The native of Weyburn, Sask., has five top-10 finishes to his credit on the PGA Tour this season alone, earning him just over $1.5 million US.

He's currently ranked 67th in the world, but he's 23rd in the FedEx Cup standings.

This year's edition of The Open is taking place in Muirfield from July 18th to the 21st.