COMPLETE: U.S. Open Final Qualifying
Golf's Longest Day has come and gone, and nine amateurs have punched tickets to Pinehurst.

Ten locations held 36-hole qualifying simultaneously. Now that the U.S. Amateur has gone to two 18-hole stages, the U.S. Open is the last USGA event to hold a 36-hole qualifier. It's grueling, especially if you are one of those players forced to go extra holes to playoff for a spot in the field or an alternate position. 

We also tracked all the results of the local qualifying as they happened.

Here is a look at the breakdown of venues that held the qualifiers this year.

The final qualifying venues in Dallas, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; and Summit, N.J., will use two courses. Dallas Athletic Club’s Gold and Blue Courses will host a qualifier for the 11th time. Austin Eckroat, who tied for 10th, was among three players from the Dallas qualifier who made the 36-hole cut at The Los Angeles Country Club in last year’s U.S. Open. In Columbus, Ohio State University Golf Club’s Scarlet Course and Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club will be paired for the first time. Canoe Brook Country Club, with its North and South Courses, will serve as a final site for the 19th time since 1980.

Woodmont Country Club, in Rockville, Md., will host final qualifying for the 36th time in the last 38 years, with only the North Course used for the 10th consecutive time. Springfield Country Club in Ohio will host final qualifying for the 15th time. Lake Merced Golf Club, in Daly City, Calif., will be a final qualifying venue for the first time since 2012 and 12th time overall.

U.S. Open final qualifying returns to The Golf Club of Georgia for the first time since 1992. The Bear’s Club, in Jupiter, Fla., will host the final stage for a fourth time, while Pronghorn Resort’s Nicklaus Course, in Bend, Ore., will each be sites for a second time.

Walton Heath Golf Club, in Surrey, England, was the site where international qualifying began in 2005. The Old and New Courses will host a final qualifier for the 17th time. Cherry Hill Club and Lookout Point Country Club will combine in Canada’s Ontario province. Hino Golf Club’s King Course, in Shiga Prefecture, is a first-time site in Japan.

Ken Venturi (1964) and Orville Moody (1969) are the only players to win the U.S. Open after qualifying through both local and final stages. Gene Littler (1961), Julius Boros (1963), Jerry Pate (1976), Steve Jones (1996), Michael Campbell (2005), and Lucas Glover (2009) won after advancing through final qualifying.

The 2024 U.S. Open will be contested at Pinehurst Resort's No. 2 course on June 13-16, 2024.

Monday, June 3 (937 players for 68 spots)

Canada – Cherry Hill Club & Lookout Point Country Club, Ontario, Canada. (66 players for seven spots)

Mark Hubbard shot rounds of 64-63 to shoot 15-under and win medalist honors by three shots. One amateur advanced, with 2023 Canadian Amateur champion Ashton McCulloch shooting 8-under and finishing in solo seventh place. The Michigan State standout shot rounds of 65-69 to earn the final qualifying spot.

PGA Tour members Adam Svensson, Rico Hoey, Davis Thompson, Greyson Sigg, and Aaron Rai also all advanced to Pinehurst with Hubbard and McCulloch. 


Lake Merced Golf Club, Daly City, Calif. (84 players for four spots)

Former Arizona State standout David Puig earned medalist honors at 12-under, one shot better than UCLA standout Omar Morales. Morales, who qualified last year for the U.S. Open at Los Angeles Country Club and hit the first tee shots, is heading back to the U.S. Open after finishing in solo second place and shooting rounds of 68-65. John Chin and Charles Reiter both finished T3 to earn the third and fourth qualifying spots. 


The Bear’s Club, Jupiter, Fla. (73 players for five spots) 

Matt Kuchar shot 7-under to earn medalist honors by one shot over Daniel Berger and Dean Burmester, who finished T2 at 6-under. Luke Clanton of Florida State, who is ranked No. 2 in the Golfweek/AmateurGolf.com World Rankings, finished in solo fourth place at 5-under to punch his ticket to Pinehurst.

Brendan Valdes of Auburn and Thomas Ponder of Alabama just missed out on qualifying, as Willie Mack III defeated them in a 3-for-1 playoff to earn the final spot at Pinehurst. Valdes is the first alternate and Ponder is the second alternate. 


The Golf Club of Georgia, Alpharetta, Ga. (68 players for three spots)

Amateur Jackson Buchanan of Illinois shared medalist honors at 13-under with Chris Petefish. Kjettrup finished in solo third place at 12-under. Frederik Kjettrup, who recently turned pro after finishing No. 8 in the PGA Tour U standings, finished in solo third place after shooting 12-under.

Top amateurs David Ford of North Carolina, and Carson Bacha and Jackson Koivun all finished in the top seven, but could not get into the top three to force a playoff with Kjettrup. Buchanan finished as the second alternate last year after missing qualifying by one shot, so he made sure not to leave it up to chance this time.


Woodmont Country Club (North Course), Rockville, Md. (64 players for three spots)

Two-time Korn Ferry Tour winner this year Tim Widing kept his great season going, shooting 9-under to earn medalist honors along with 2018 U.S. Amateur semifinalist Isaiah Salinda by one shot over amateur Wells Williams, a sophomore at Vanderbilt. Salinda was one of the top amateurs in San Francisco and Stanford, winning the 2018 Pacific Coast Amateur and 2019 Western Intercollegiate. Williams won the 2023 Cabo Collegiate for Vanderbilt as a freshman.

Widing and Salinda shot rounds of 67-66 to get to 9-under and Williams shot rounds of 67-67 to get to 8-under and earn the third qualifying spot over LIV golfers Kieran Vincent and Lucas Herbert, who finished at 7-under with Jackson Suber.


Canoe Brook Country Club (North & South Courses), Summit, N.J. (72 players for four spots)

Virginia standout and 2023 Walker Cupper Ben James shot 11-under and finished as the co-medalist along with Max Greyserman. 

Ben James

"It was a great day, I just treated it like a Monday qualifier, just tried to go wheel it and see if you have it," James told the Golf Channel. "I played great at the NCAA's last week and the whole team did. I was so happy for them and I just so happy coming into this with confidence."

James added, "I just played really smart today."

Andrew Svoboda finished in solo third place at 9-under to qualify and Jim Herman survived a 4-for-1 playoff to earn the last qualifying spot. Michael Miller is the first alternate and Raul Pereda is the second alternate. 


Duke University Golf Club, Durham, N.C. (84 players for seven spots)

No current amateurs qualified from Durham, as Frankie Capan III, who recently shot a 58 on the Korn Ferry Tour, earned medalist honors at 6-under. 2022 U.S. Amateur champion Sam Bennett also qualified after shooting 5-under and finishing T2 with Brian Campbell. PGA Tour winner Chesson Hadley and former U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson shot 4-under and finished T4. 

In a 7-for-2 playoff, Carter Jenkins and Harry Higgs advanced in the sixth and seventh qualifying spots, with Spencer Oxendine and Matt Mccarty are the first and second alternates. 


Ohio State University Golf Club (Scarlet Course) & Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club, Columbus, Ohio. (68 players for five spots)

PGA Tour winners Seamus Power and Justin Lower both shot 10-under to finish as co-medalists in Columbus. Power birdied the final hole to get into the clubhouse at 10-under. To determine the last three spots, there was a 4-for-3 playoff, and Brendon Todd, Chris Naegal and amateur and former Colorado State and Kansas golfer Gunnar Broin advanced to Pinehurst. Otto Black finished as the first alternate and Joshua Lee finished as the second alternate. 


Springfield (Ohio) Country Club. (64 players for four spots)

Zac Blair shot rounds of 66-65 to finish 9-under to earn the medalist honors by one shot over Beau Hossler and Carson Schaake, who finished T2 at 8-over. Major champion Adam Scott and Cameron Davis are met in a playoff to determine the final qualifying spot, with Davis making a birdie on the third playoff hole to earn the final spot, breaking Scott's 91 straight major championship streak. Scott is the first alternate and Maxwell Moldovan, a recent Ohio State graduate, is the second alternate.


Pronghorn Resort (Nicklaus Course), Bend, Ore. (44 players for two spots)

Joey Vrzich and Colin Prater qualified in the two spots in Oregon after shooting 5-under and 3-under, respectively. Prater, an amateur and 29-year-old science teacher, won the 2023 Colorado Mid-Amateur and made the match play portion of the 2023 U.S. Amateur. He also won the 2020 Colorado Amateur. Trevor Simsby and Ollie Osborne are the first and second alternates.


Monday, May 20

Asia – Hino Golf Club (King Course), Shiga Prefecture, Japan. (34 players for three spots)

No amateurs were in the field for this qualifier, as Ryo Ishikawa and Riki Kawamoto shot 9-under and finished as the two co-medalists, while Taisei Shimizu advanced in the third and qualifying spot in a 5-for-1 playoff at 8-under. Ryosuke Kinoshita earned the first alternate spot and Naoyuki Kataoka earned the second alternate spot. 


Europe - Walton Heath Golf Club (New and Old Courses), Surrey, England. (102 players for nine spots)

No amateurs also advanced in this qualifier, with Grant Forrest, Richard Mansell, and Brandon Robinson Thompson all shot 10-under to earn the co-medalist honors and head to the U.S. Open. Sam Bairstow and Robert Rock finished T4 at 9-under, and Jason Scrivener, Matteo Manassero, Tom McKibbin and 2023 European Ryder Cup assistant captain Edoardo Molinari all finished T6 at 8-under and earned the final qualifying spots.

Casey Jarvis the first alternate, while Andrea Paven is the second alternate.


Dallas Athletic Club (Gold & Blue Courses), Dallas, Tex(138 players for 11 spots)

The only amateur to advance from the first three qualifying spots came in Dallas, with Florida standout Parker Bell shooting 3-under and advancing through a 7-for-6 playoff. The only player to not advance from the playoff was major champion Sergio Garcia.

With past close calls in mind, Parker Bell earns spot in the U.S. Open

Nicolas Echavarria earned the medalist honors at 7-under. Mcclure Meissner finished T2 at 6-under along with Eugenio Lopez Chacarra. Francesco Molinari and Takumi Kanaya finished T4 and Bell, Michael McGowen, Brandon Wu, SH Kim, Sung Kang, and Logan McAllister all advanced through the playoff. Sergio Garcia is the first alternate and Josh Radcliff is the second alternate.


Results: U.S. Open Final Qualifying
MedalistGAJackson BuchananDacula, GA500
MedalistCTBen JamesMilford, CT500
QualifierFLParker BellTallahassee, FL400
QualifierCanadaAshton McCullochCanada400
QualifierFLLuke ClantonMiami Lakes, FL400

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ABOUT THE U.S. Open Final Qualifying

Final qualifying for the U.S. Open Championship. Played at various sites across the U.S. on the Monday a week and half before the U.S. Open. There is also a qualifier in Japan and in England. 36 holes of stroke play at each site.

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