Monday, May 28, 2007

U.S. Open Sectionals in Texas

There are two USGA Open sections in Texas this year, one for the men and one for the women. These are one-day, 36-hole qualifiers. The number of golfers who advance into the respective Open fields is determined based on number of players in the field and strength of field.

U.S. Open Sectional
June 4, Northwood Country Club, Dallas

Among the recognizable names in the field are Tommy Armour III, Jaxon Brigman, Greg Chalmers, Justin Leonard, Hunter Mahan, Brad Ott, Ryan Palmer and Corey Pavin.

Yes, Justin Leonard and Corey Pavin have to qualify to get into the U.S. Open. Their exemptions as past major champions have expired.

U.S. Women's Open Sectional
June 11, Westwood Golf Club, Houston

The field for this Women's Open qualifier has not yet been released. We'll update when the USGA releases field information.

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