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Fourth Frenchman certified for the US Open

Fourth Frenchman certified for the US Open
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There have been two Frenchmen engaged at first of the American {qualifications} for the US Open over 36 holes, based mostly on ten completely different websites for this marathon referred to as “the longest day in golf”. Positioned on the course of Durham (North Carolina), Paul Barjon brilliantly certified for the US Open (June 15-18).

Paul Barjon, Us Open

The New Caledonian by adoption began sturdy with a 69 card, earlier than slamming an enormous clear 64 to complete second in qualifying (there have been 5 locations for 76 entered on the Outdated Chatham course). It’s going to due to this fact be the third US Open for the native of Bordeaux who will be part of Victor Perez, Romain Langasque and Matthieu Pavon in Los Angeles in two weeks.

Newbie participant Bastien Amat would be the first reserve participant after his wonderful efficiency on the Tacoma Nation & Golf Membership situated within the far northwest of the US. Very far after a 75 within the morning, the younger Frenchman signed one of the best card of the afternoon (65) to grab third place synonymous with first reserve (there have been solely two locations for 54 entered).

The Franco-American Martin Coach disputed the qualification in Canada. However the Marseillais gave up after a primary lap in 70. Viktor Hovland is not going to have been sufficient for Zach Bauchou! Simply winner of the Memorial Match, the Norwegian caddyed his former accomplice from the College of Oklahoma with whom they’d gained the NCAA championship in 2018 (additionally helped by Austin Eckroat, towards Lee Hodges and Davis Riley, two different gamers from ‘Alabama defeated within the Finals and at present on the PGA Tour).

However Bauchou is not going to play the following US Open. Colombian Sebastian Muñoz, Mexican Carlos Ortiz, Spaniard David Puig, and People Ryan Armour, Stewart Cink, Luke Listing, Patrick Rodgers, Kevin Streelman and Charley Hoffman are the primary qualifiers.

Revelation of the final PGA Championship, Michael Block was two strokes quick. In 2009, Lucas Glover stunned everybody by profitable the US Open after qualifying. The American virtually redid a part of the way in which (not the toughest it’s true…) by snatching a spot as first reserve on the Columbus course, the very place the place he had certified fourteen years in the past!



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