The best stories from U.S. Open sectional qualifying

Kristopher Nichols
June 8, 2018

Canberra golfer Matt Millar has missed out on a spot at the US Open after finishing two-over par at Sectional Qualifying.

With only one tournament - the FedEx St. Jude Classic - left on the schedule before the U.S. Open at Shinnecock, Scott chose to try and lock up a spot in the field through the sectional qualifying process.

Building on the success of the official U.S. Open app at the 2017 U.S. Open, the USGA added greater on-site player tracking, which will allow fans to locate their favorite players, both on the course and at the practice area.

Victorian Herbert, 22, shot 66-64 at Portland Golf Club to win his sectional by three shots and qualify for his first US Open. "After looking it up, it seems like it doesn't play that long, so I'm going to go out early (Friday) and try to get ready for it". The former PGA champion made it to his seventh straight US Open, and it was a grind.

The US Open will be Fox's fourth major appearance, having previously played at the British Open and US PGA Championship.

Only the top 60 players in the world are awarded a place in the US Open, and Scott's five-year exemption into all the majors that came with winning the 2013 Masters expired after last year's US Open at Erin Hills.

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It's been a standout season so far for Herbert who has been banging on the door of a breakthrough professional victory recording two top-3 finishes on the European Tour and a T8 result on the Asian Tour and Japan Tour co-sanctioned Singapore Open that result sealing his spot at Carnoustie for The Open in July.

Playing in a sectional qualifier on Monday in Tennessee at the Colonial and Ridgeway Country Clubs, Hearn was one of 117 players seeking 11 spots. He didn't have much stress after opening with a 62.

Wilkinson, who plays the Web.Com Tour, was also successful in Sectional Qualifying in 2016.

The Australian list for the US Open is: Scott, Baddeley, Jones, Herbert, Jason Day, Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith, Jason Scrivener, David Bransdon. DeMorat won a three-man playoff involving Billy Hurley for the final spot.

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