Former NCGA champion Kevin Lucas and Junior Tour of Northern California alum Bryson DeChambeau each completed the road to Chambers Bay. The duo advanced at different Sectional qualifiers, earning them a spot in the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Getting a chance to play in this year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. That’ll be the goal for everyone, including a number of players with NCGA connections, at a 36-hole qualifier to be held Monday in Southern California. It’s the only Sectional qualifier to be held in the Golden State.
The USGA announced the local qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Open. Five are in Northern California. This year’s lone California Sectional qualifier will be in Southern California.
There’ll of course be some pros, but there’ll also be a number of players with NCGA ties at Monday’s U.S. Open Sectional at Lake Merced and Olympic Club. Here’s a primer heading into the action.
Junior Tour of Northern California players Lucy Li and Kathleen Scavo and alum Paige Lee all advanced to the U.S. Women’s Open. Li, at age 11, is the youngest qualifier ever.