US Golf Association scraps qualifying for US Open

US Golf Association scraps qualifying for US Open

  • May 19, 2020
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The US Golf Association is canceling the US Open qualification which remains scheduled for Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, New York, in September

The main championship was originally decided on June 18 and 21 at Winged Foot and was postponed as part of the major review of the International Golf Calendar in the face of the Coronary Virus Pandemic.

 While the US Open remains on course for September 17-20,, the USGA said that the usual local, sectional, and final qualification will not happen.

 "As you can imagine, this was a very difficult decision, because qualification is the cornerstone of the USGA championship," said John Bodenhamer, managing director of the USGA Championship.

The presidential machinery said the fields for the US Open. United States of America and open the United States Women's Championship. The United States of America will be fully covered by exemptions, with information on the expanded exemption categories that will be available in the coming weeks.

 "We are proud of the fact that thousands often enter to pursue their dream of qualifying for the USGA, and we deeply regret that they have not had this opportunity this year," Bodenhamer said. "But this structure gives us the best way to do these tournaments in 2020."

In the past eight of the nine years, more than 9,000 professionals and amateurs with disabilities 1.4 or less have entered the open American arrangement.

Final qualification for the US Open. USA 2020, over 36 holes, was scheduled to take place in eight locations in the United States. One in Canada, one in Japan, and one in England in May and June.

 Among the recently opened United States champions who advanced from the finalists Lucas Glover in 2009 and New Zealander Michael Campbell in 2005.

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