Axed LIV Golf pro Travis Smyth booked his place at the 151st Open at Royal Liverpool over the weekend.
Smyth grabbed one of four places on offer for the golf's oldest major at the World City Championship presented by Hong Kong Golf Club.
England's Ian Poulter also teed it up hoping to qualify.
Poulter, who is a joint-captain of the Majestics GC in the LIV Golf League, finished T-45.
As for Smyth, he played in three LIV events in their inaugural season before he was given the boot.
The tournament World City Championship was reduced to 54-holes, which Smyth found particularly humorous.
He even begged Tiger Woods to play after telling LIV commissioner and CEO Greg Norman he was getting better in the format.
3rd place finish in last weeks @asiantourgolf event was enough to qualify me to this years @TheOpen! Bring it on! Cmon @TigerWoods please play! pic.twitter.com/Nk7wA3I5Z8— Travis Smyth (@travsmythg) March 27, 2023
It was a pity about the weather but Im improving on my 54 hole events @livgolf_league @SharkGregNorman— Travis Smyth (@travsmythg) March 27, 2023
Despite Smyth's cheeky attempts to get Norman to invite him back to LIV Golf, he does have a real opportunity to automatically earn his playing rights for the 2024 campaign with the Saudi-backed league.
In February, LIV Golf outlined plans for a qualifying school and relegation system.
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They plan on holding a LIV Golf Qualifier. The qualifier will be called the LIV Golf Promotions Event.
Three spots for the 2024 LIV Golf League season will be up for grabs in the 72-hole strokeplay qualifier, set for the middle of November 2023.
A fourth spot will be available for the winner of the International Series money list on the Asian Tour.
Andy Ogletree, also a former LIV player, is currently leading the Order of Merit. Smyth and Wade Ormsby - who played in Cameron Smith's LIV side - are also well in the points race.
Ogletree has previously explained he was at 'rock bottom' before playing LIV's inaugural event, where he finished dead last at Centurion Club last June,