Seven Golfers Advance to Next Stage of 2022 U.S. Open Qualifying
Seven golfers advanced to the next stage of qualifying for the 2022 U.S. Open Monday and Tuesday at The Oregon Golf Club. Final stage qualifying is scheduled for June 6 at Pronghorn Resort (Nicklaus Course) in Bend. The championship proper is set for June 16-19 at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.
Mateo Fuenmayor and Yuki Moriyama finished as co-medalists at 1-under par. There were 116 players who entered the local qualifier.
Fuenmayor, from Beaverton, recorded four birdies which were offset by three bogeys during the 18-hole qualifier. Moriyama, from Las Vegas, finished with an eagle, three birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey for a share of first place.
Daniel Miernicki, Lake Jackson, Owen Avrit, Spencer Tibbits and Tye Gabriel joined the co-medalists in advancing to sectional qualifying.
RJ Manke and Edwin Yi are first and second alternate respectively.
The USGA has accepted a total of 9,265 entries, including 12 champions, for the 122nd U.S. Open Championship. This year marks the fourth time The Country Club will host the event.