A closer look at who makes the US Open finals

The longest day of golf is back again.

Before players across the country compete for a chance to punch their tickets for next week’s US Open at The Country Club, here’s a look at some of the standout players at each of the nine locations to qualify for Monday’s US Open final:

RattleSnake Point Golf Club (CopperHead Course), in Milton, Ontario, Canada
Available spots: 3

  • PGA Tour players include JJ Spaun, CT Pan, David Lipsky and Brandon Hagy
  • Derek Bard: Virginia Grad played at the 2016 US Open as runner-up in the 2015 US Amateur Championship
  • Curtis Thompson: LSU producer is the brother of LPGA star Lexi Thompson

Olympic Club (Ocean Stadium), San Francisco, California.
Available spots: 5

  • Jaden Dumdumaya,: The 15-year-old from Fairfield, California, is the youngest player in any of this year’s playoffs and this year won the Division 14-15 in the Drive, Chip & Putt National Golf Club Finals at Augusta National Golf Club.
  • Maverick McNeely: A member of the PGA Tour, as well as the 2015 Haskins Award winner and former World #1 Amateur while at Stanford
  • a-William Mouw: A Pepperdine senior, a 2021 American Walker Cooper and the son of a chicken farmer
  • Daniel Summerhayes and Preston Summerhayes: Daniel is a former PGA Tour player looking forward to his fifth US Open (he has made three cuts), has KFT status and is also a volunteer assistant coach at BYU, while Preston, Daniel’s nephew, is a rookie student at Second Year. in Arizona and the 2019 U.S. Junior Champion

The club is at Admiral’s Cove (North and West Courses), Jupiter, Florida.
Available spots: 4

  • Among the PGA Tour players are Ricky Fowler, Matt Wolf, Lee Westwood and Kevin Toei
  • Brad Dalk: 2016 US Junior runner-up and member of the 2017 NCAA Oklahoma team, who now plays professionally on the All Pro Tour
  • Steele Dewald: The 35-year-old professional instructor at Jeremy Ranch Golf and Country Club in Park City, Utah, was one of the top downhill ski racers in the country until he retired at age 14
  • A-Jane Elliott: At 60, the 2021 US Senior Amateur Champion is the oldest finalist contestant
  • Alex Fitzpatrick: Grad Wake Forest is the younger brother of Matt Fitzpatrick, who was carried with him when Matt won the 2013 American Amateur Award at The Country Club

Ansley Golf Club (Sittin Down Creek Course), Roswell, Ga.
Available spots: 4

  • PGA Tour players include Patton Keizer, Keith Mitchell, Brendon Todd and Bill Haas
  • Harry Hall: Englishman and UNLV is a fresh take on his first Korn Ferry Tour win
  • Smylie Kaufman: The former LSU winner and PGA Tour winner recently worked as a reporter on the ESPN+ course at the PGA Championship
  • Max Mehlis: The 27-year-old German is husband and present of LPGA player Sofia Popov when she won the 2020 AIG Women’s Open
  • Davis Thompson: Former Georgia star Walker Cooper won the KFT Rex Hospital Open Championship on Sunday
  • Brett White: He got his KFT card at Q-School last year after beating viral encephalitis, which causes the brain to swell and leave him temporarily paralyzed from the waist down, in 2017.
  • Will Wilcox: The 36-year-old former PGA Tour player returned to competitive golf in April after undergoing treatment for drug addiction

Woodmont Country Club (North Playground), Rockville, Maryland.
Available spots: 4

  • PGA Tour players include Harry Higgs, Kevin Chappelle, Joseph Bramlett, Taylor Pendrith and David Skinnes.
  • Wesley and George Bryan: Brothers and former performers, although PGA Tour winner Wesley is the only one to have played on the tour
  • Tim O’Neill: The 49-year-old is a member of the APGA Tour and is looking to qualify for his second US Open after qualifying first in 2015
  • Michael Vesaki: The 28-year-old striker spread out last season after qualifying for the 2021 Valspar Championship.

Century Country Club & Old Oaks Country Club, Purchase, NY
Available spots: 5

  • A- Chris Gotrop: The Oklahoma and New Jersey graduate recently won Haskins and Nicklaus Awards, both awarded for best golfer in college
  • Fran Quinn and Owen Quinn: The father and son duo from Williamstown, Massachusetts, advanced to the local qualifier on May 17, and Owen was surrounded by his dad at the 2014 US Open, where Fran cut
  • Kevin Rhodes: Head coach for the men’s and women’s teams at Harvard University
  • a-Caleb Surratt: The Tennessee signing is the nation’s best recruit for 2022 and his father Brent was a high-profile long-distance driving competitor.
  • a-Michael Thorbjornsen: The young Stanford rookie won the 2018 US Junior Championships and then became the youngest player since World War II, at age 17, to make a cut at the US Open in 2019.

Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club & Wedgewood Golf and Country Club, Columbus, Ohio
Available spots: 13

  • PGA Tour players include Lucas Glover, Davis Riley, Ryan Palmer, Windham Clark, Doug Game, Lanto Griffin, Denny McCarthy and Shays Reeve
  • a-Ludvig Aberg: A Texas Tech senior has won the 2022 Ben Hogan Award and is ranked second in the amateur golf world rankings.
  • Anthony Browdor: The 26-year-old son of NHL Hall of Famer Martin Browdor was a seventh-round NHL assistant and was a sportswriter at the University of Ottawa.
  • A Cole Hammer: Texas Grad graduated from the NCAA tag team title with the Longhorns looking to qualify for his fourth US Open championship
  • John Peterson: The 33-year-old retired tour professional was the 2011 NCAA Singles Champion while at LSU and tied for fourth at the 2012 US Open
  • a-Gordon Sargent: Vanderbilt’s rookie won the NCAA singles title as a freshman last week at Grayhawk
  • Bob Swards: The 53-year-old from Dublin, Ohio, is the instruction manager at Kinsale.

Springfield (Ohio) Country Club
Available spots: 8

  • PGA Tour players include Sahith Thigala, Aaron Wise, Doc Redman, Ryan Brehm, Cameron Davis, Beau Hausler, Robert Streep and Brandt Snedeker.
  • John Augenstein: Vanderbilt grad 2019 US Amateur runner-up
  • Tyler Cobb: 24-year-old Mercer Grad is the brother of current New York Rangers center Andrew Cope and defeated American Amateur winner James Peut at Michigan Amateur 2020
  • Patrick Wilkes-Krier: Brother of famous rock musician Andrew WK and qualified for the US Open out of Springfield in 2016.
  • Danny Woodhead: The 37-year-old former NFL playing back for four teams ran for more than 2,200 yards and earned 300 passes, including a touchdown pass from Tom Brady in Super Bowl XLVI for the New England Patriots

Pronghorn Resort (Nicklaus Resort), Bend, Oregon.
Available spots: 3

  • Noah Goodwin: A recent SMU graduate who won the 2017 American Junior Amateur Award
  • a-Joe Highsmith: Outstanding Pepperdine who qualified for last year’s US Open outside of the Lakewood, Washington qualifier
  • Daniel Mernicki: 32-year-old Oregon producer who was the first All-American for the Ducks in 2012 and qualified for the 2017 US Open
  • Parker Paxton: The 16-year-old rookie at Riverton High in Wyoming is the youngest player on this site
  • Sam Triplett: The 26-year-old Northwestern producer is the son of 17-time US Open participant Kirk Triplett

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