COMPLETED: 2015 U.S. Senior Open Qualifying Results
06 Jun 2015
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Various sites across the United States

Del Paso C.C. (Martin Miller/USGA)
Del Paso C.C. (Martin Miller/USGA)
VARIOUS SITES, U.S. — Qualifying for the 2015 U.S. Senior Open, to be held June 25-28 at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, Calif., is complete, with 34 locations across the United States finished and the field almost surely solidified.

Keep up to date below with all the sectional qualifying sites as the field of 156 professionals and amateurs is filled.

A solid chunk of amateurs have punch their tickets to the 2015 event, including all three qualifying spots at the Green Valley site in Northern California. See more below.


Flint G.C., Flint, Mich. results


Nakoma G.C., Madison, Wis. results

Doug Williams
JUNE 2, 2015 - Crystalaire C.C., Llano, Calif.
Three amateurs secured all three qualifying spots at Crystalaire Country Club, including AmateurGolf.com member Doug Williams of Los Angeles, who medaled with two-under par 70. Also advancing to Del Paso, shooting 72 and 73, respectively, were Tal Tartaglia of Reedley and Patrick Carrigan of Walnut. full results>


Lake Presidential G.C., Upper Marlboro, Md.

Randy Haag
JUNE 1, 2015 - The Olympic Club (Lake Course), San Francisco, Calif.
The five-time U.S. Open host was setup in tournament condition, with greens rolling at 13 and players teeing off from the championship tees. That setup made medalist Michael Miles's score even more amazing. He was a full six shots lower than Northern California standout amateur Randy Haag, an Olympic Club member. Another Olympic Club member who was in the field, George Kelley, told us that "66 was an unbelievable score today — if the actual U.S. Senior Open was held here today, it would be leading." full results>

Doug Hanzel
JUNE 1, 2015 - Cherokee Town & C.C., Atlanta, Ga.
Five players fired one-under 71 at Cherokee Town, but only three were able to advance through the playoff. The spots were decided in one hole as professional Danny Elkins birdied and amateurs Doug Hanzel and Jack Larkin made pars. Hanzel was the 2013 U.S. Senior Amateur winner, and has wins in 2015 at the Florida Azalea Senior and Timuquana Senior. full results>

Fairbanks Ranch C.C., Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
Vincent Buzzini of Palm Desert adds another amateur name to the list of participants in this year's U.S. Senior Open. He posted 70 at Fairbanks Ranch to jump on the final qualifying spot available. He beat out professional Mark Fernando Barry Mahlberg by a stroke. full results>

Worthington Hills C.C., Columbus, Ohio
The aptly named Dave Bunker, a native of Ontario, Canada, was one of two amateurs to secure the only available spots in Ohio. Bunker medaled with 69 while T.J. Brudzinski of Columbus got in with even-par 71. full results>

Other results from MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015

Berkeley Hall Club, Bluffton, S.C. results
The Homestead (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va. results
Loomis Trail G.C., Blaine, Wash. results

MAY 28, 2015 - Ipswich C.C., Ipswich, Mass.
Though no amateurs qualified for secured alternate spots at Ipswich, two non-pros shot under-par and came within two shots of being in a playoff for the second and final spot into Del Paso as David Szewczul of Farmington, Conn. and Don Reycroft of Norfolk, Mass. carded two-under 70s. full results>

Other results from THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015

Encanterra C.C., San Tan Valley, Ariz. results
Vinoy G.C., St. Petersburg, Fla. results
Trump International G.C., West Palm Beach, Fla. results
Belle Meade C.C., Nashville, Tenn. results

John McClure
MAY 27, 2015 - Wilshire C.C., Los Angeles, Calif.
Amateur John McClure of Austin, Texas posted 72 to be one of three players to qualify at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles. McClure, who lived in Los Angeles for some time, withstood a two-for-three playoff to move on to Del Paso in late June. full results>

MAY 27, 2015 - High Point C.C. (Willow Creek Course), High Point, N.C.
Pat Thompson of Asheville, N.C. will serve as first alternate after shooting two-under 70 at High Point Country Club. Thompson recently won the Low Country Senior Invitational, and has other big wins in the last two years like the North & South Senior in 2013 and the Georgia Senior Invitational in 2014. full results>

MAY 27, 2015 - Inverness G.C., Inverness, Ill.
Amateurs Dave Ryan and Mike Rice shot 72 at Inverness, where there were two spots available, to tie for second place. However, the two lost the playoff and settled for first and second alternate into the 2015 U.S. Senior Open. full results>

MAY 27, 2015 - Univ. of New Mexico Championship G.C., Albuquerque, N.M.
Professional Stephen Schneiter medaled with 66 and secured the lone qualifying spot available in New Mexico while amateur Scott BeLonge of Albuquerque shot 71 and was the only other player under par while grabbing the first alternate spot. full results>

Jeff Wilson
MAY 26, 2015 - Green Valley C.C., Green Valley, Calif.
Three amateurs, including perennial USGA contender Jeff Wilson of Fairfield, posted 71 at Green Valley on Tuesday to qualify for the U.S. Senior Open. Wilson, the current SCGA Mid-Amateur champion, was two over on his first nine holes but fought back with a three- under 33 on the front at his home course. Also qualifying were recent NCGA Senior Four-Ball winner Terry Foreman of Brentwood and 2014 NCGA Senior Player-of-the-Year Jim Knoll of Sunnyvale. full results>

Other results from TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

Wynlakes Golf & C.C., Montgomery, Ala. results
The Warren G.C. at Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind. results
Bent Creek G.C., Eden Prairie, Minn. results

Roger Hoit
MAY 21, 2015 - Arcola C.C., Paramus, N.J.
Roger Hoit of Summit, N.J. was the first amateur to punch his ticket to the 2015 U.S. Senior Open, sharing medalist honors at Arcola with three professionals at two-under par 70. Hoit had a two-under par front nine that included four birdies and an all-pars back side. Hoit and his playing partner Austin Eaton III, who won the 2004 U.S. Mid- Amateur, qualified for the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four- Ball and advanced into the match play portion via playoff, but lost to Hawaiian juniors Kyle Suppa and Kyosuke Hara in the round-of-32. Hoit plays out of Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey. full results>

MAY 21, 2015 - Arrowhead G.C., Molalla, Ore.
Three amateurs shot one-under par 70 and settled for two alternate spots as Randy Mahar, Scott Hval, and Bill Winter all lost a playoff for the final spot at Arrowhead. Hval and Winter were given the alternate spot, with Mahar being the odd man out amongst the four 70s. full results>

MAY 20, 2015 - Cherry Creek C.C., Denver, Colo.
Last year's Colorado Senior Match Play champion David Delich lost a playoff against pro Doug Rohrbaugh after a two-under par round of 70 at Cherry Creek. Delich will be the first alternate, but could have gotten in on his own if it weren't for bogeys on the final two holes. full results>

20, 2015 - Wildwood G.C., Allison Park, Pa.
Oakmont, Pa. resident Sean Knapp snagged the second alternate spot with a birdie-less, one-bogey round of 72 at Wildwood Golf Club. Professional Joe Boros shot 70 to take home the only qualifying position available. full results>

MAY 19, 2015 - Ridglea C.C., Fort Worth, Texas
A number of amateurs came close to advancing to Del Paso, but fell just a few strokes short. Randy Rawls of Lubbock, Vern Spurlock of Fort Worth, and John Derrick of Waco all fired two-over par rounds of 74 and missed out on an alternate spot by one. full results>

MAY 19, 2015 - Persimmon Woods G.C., Saint Louis, Mo.
Amateur Mark Gardiner of Mascoutah, Ill., who won the 2014 Missouri Senior Amateur and qualified for last year's U.S. Senior Open, secured a second- alternate spot with a round of 72 at Persimmon Woods. He finished three shots back of co-medalists Mike Tucker and JC Anderson, with Tucker winning the playoff for the single available spot. full results>

MAY 18, 2015 - Gainesville C.C., Gainesville, Fla.
Recently turned-pro Don Bell, of Port Orange, Fla., shared co- medalist honors with Eduardo Herrera in Gainesville. Bell reached the round-of-16 in last year's U.S. Mid- Amateur. Ken Moody, an amateur from Ponte Vedra Beach shot 72 and missed out on an alternate spot by a stroke. full results>

MAY 11, 2015 - Miramont C.C., Bryan, Texas
Bob Kearney of Houston, winner of two premier senior amateur events in 2015 and the current AmateurGolf.com Senior Player Rankings leader, was the closest amateur to qualifying at Miramont. He carded an even-par 72 and finished two shots out of a playoff for the final two qualifying spots. David Ortego of Spring and Craig Hurlbert of The Woodlands shot 73. full results>
Results For U.S. Senior Open Qualifying
Place  Pts
MedalistMDMichael KellyOdenton, MD580
MedalistGADoug HanzelSavannah, GA580
MedalistGAJack LarkinAtlanta, GA580
MedalistCanadaDave BunkerCanada580
MedalistCAJim KnollSunnyvale, CA580

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