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Wes Heffernan shot a blistering 65 to advance at the local qualifier in Missoula. Montana, at Missoula Country Club.
US Open local qualifiers is in the books with a slough of Canadians advancing to sectional qualifying. Local qualifiers took place across the U.S.A from April 30- May 17, while sectional qualifiers start on May 21 in Japan with American sectional qualifiers taking place on June 3rd. This is where participants will compete for a spot to play at the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills.
Canadians advancing to Sectional US Open Qualifying include:
Raoul Menard- 69- Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Silver Lakes
Albin Choi- 68- Medalist–The Club at Admirals Cove (North/West Courses)
Brett Cairns- 69- Ravenwood Golf Club, Victor, New York
David Rose- Medalist Indian Ridge Golf Club, Palm Desert, California
Devin Carrey-69- Meridian Valley Golf Club, Kent, Washington
Luke Moser- 67- Medalist- Beechmont Country Club, Cleveland, Ohio
Derek Gillespie- 68- Beechmont Country Club, Cleveland, Ohio
Stuart Macdonald- 65- Medalist (including a back nine 29)- Jackson Country Club. Jackson, Tennessee
Max Gilbert- 70- Pinehills Golf Club, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Travis Fredborg-68- Sewailo Golf Club, Tuscon, Arizona
Kent Eger- 69- Wigwam Golf Resort Golf Course, Litchfield Park, Arizona
Myles Creighton- 68- Medalist- The Wanderers Club, Wellington, Florida
Jason Hrynkiw- 69- The Wanderers Club, Wellington, Florida
Michael Gligic- 67- Medalist- Catawba Golf Club, Port Clinton, Ohio
Mark Hoffman- 71- Catawba Golf Club, Port Clinton, Ohio
Wes Heffernan- 65- Medalist- Missoula Country Club, Missoula, Montana
Garrett Rank- 69-Mission Inn Resort & Club (El Campeon Course), Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida
The local Canadian qualifier at Weston Golf and Country Club yielded some familiar faces who are moving on to the sectional qualifiers. The qualifiers were Taylor Pendrith (69), Waterloo Warrior amateur Tyson Turchanski, Stephane Dubois (70) and teaching pro at The National Golf Club, Nick Kenney!
These Canadians will join those already exempt to play in the Sectional Qualifying (PGA Tour pros), in hopes of joining Canadian Adam Hadwin (Top 60 in Official World Golf Rankings) in the 2018 US Open field!
Canadian alternates for sectional qualifying:
Thomas Code and James Seymour- 72, Weston Golf and Country Club. Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Matt Lemay and Sean O’Hara-69/71, Ravenwood Country Club, Victor, New York.
Patrick Forbes- 71, Stockbirdge Golf Club, Massachusetts
Aaron Crawford- 68, Missoula, Montana, Missoula Country Club.
Keenan Flemming- 70, Riverton Country Club, Riverton, Wyoming
Aaron Cockerill-69, The Wilds Golf Club- Prior Lake, Minnesota