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Howell III withdraws from British Open

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Charles Howell III is skipping the British Open.

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Howell said Friday at the Greenbrier Classic that he withdrew because of ''a personal family reason'' and wouldn't comment further.

Earlier in the day, the R&A announced Howell chose not to play in the July 17-20 tournament at Royal Liverpool. He was replaced by Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen.

Howell and six others were added to the field this week through their spots in the world ranking.

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