MGA Concludes U.S. Open Local Qualifying

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (May 1, 2018)  The qualifying process for the U.S. Open Championship is always an exciting string of golf to follow, but this year it provides even more interest as competitors vie for a spot in the 118th U.S. Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club right here in the Met Area. This year, the MGA will conduct five U.S. Open local qualifying rounds throughout the region in addition to the U.S. Open sectional qualifying round, June 4 at Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, N.J. Local qualifiers take place between May 7 and 16, with 30 players in all earning their way to the next stage on the #RoadToShinnecock.

The USGA reported that 9,094 entries were accepted for this year's U.S. Open. To be eligible, players must have a Handicap Index not exceeding 1.4, or be a professional. Follow the progress as competiors aim to make the dream of competing in the U.S. Open a reality.

Related: U.S. Open Home Page | USGA Qualifying Page

May 7 - Essex County Country Club, West Orange, N.J.
Field Size: 144 | Qualifying Places: 8, plus 2 Alternates
Results | Recap

May 7 - Southampton Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y.
Field Size: 92 | Qualifying Places: 5, plus 2 Alternates
Results | Recap

May 7 - Spring Lake Golf Club, Spring Lake, N.J.
Field Size: 70 | Qualifying Places: 4, plus 2 Alternates
Results | Recap

May 8 - Mount Kisco Country Club, Mount Kisco, N.Y.
Field Size: 90 | Qualifying Places: 5, plus 2 Alternates
Results | Recap

May 16 - Cherry Valley Club, Garden City, N.Y.
(U.S. Open Trophy Tour Site)
Field Size: 144 | Qualifying Places: 8, plus 2 Alternates
Results | Recap

 

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