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Nevadan Tops U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Hidden Valley
John Shaw of Jackpot, Nevada shot a six under par 65 to earn medalist honors in the local qualifying held Monday at Hidden Valley Country Club.
Joining him in advancing to the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifyings were Devon Purser, Tony Finau, and Cole Ogden. Purser shot 66, Finau shot 67, and Cole Ogden shot 68 but had to win a playoff with Brett Smith to snare the fourth advancing spot. Smith became the first alternate and Matt Baird won a three-way playoff at 69 with Zach Johnson and Joe Parkinson to win the second alternate position.
There were 65 players vying for the four spots.
U.S. Local Qualifying ResultsHidden Valley Country Club
65- John Shaw III66- Devon Purser67- Tony Finau68- Brett Smith, Cole Ogden69- Zach Johnson, Matt Baird, Joe Parkinson70- Zac Blair, Mike Jurca, Tommy Forsman, Jacob Holt, Peyton Hastings, Tommy Sharp, Todd Miller71- Nick Micek, Joe Webber, Quinn Carbol, Justin Keiley, Kyle Chappell, Derek Fox, Gary Knight, Dustin Pimm, Michael Henderson, Nathan Wunderli72- Brandon Kida, Thomas Gocke, Justin Whitlock73- Milo Lines, Dylan Maine, Charlie Taylor, Nicholas Smart, Dan Horner, Clay Ogden, Robert Smart74- Clint Godfrey, Ryan Birch, Gipper Finau75- Austin Banz, Johnathon Ward, Jimmy Blair, Dave DeSantis, Pat Murphy, JT Timmons, Randall McCracken, Mitchell Schow, Jordan Rodgers76- Weston Maughan, Pavle Potparic, Tom King, Steve Schneiter77- Jeff Appelbaum, Jason Struck, Jon Paupore, Alexander Theodore78- Guy Child, Michael Curtis, Zach Janiec79- Daniel Smith81- Brett Johnson83- Brett Thomas85- Charlie Duensing87- Marc FentonDQ- Christopher HainesWD- Michael Bruchet, Tracy Zobell, Michael Konrad