71 at Quicksilver and 39 at Scotch Valley in US Open Locals

Posted May 2, 2006 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

On Thursday, May 18, 29 pros and 42 amateurs will compete for five qualifying spots in the USGA Open Local Qualifying Round at Quicksilver GC, Midway, west of Pittsburgh. On Monday, May 21, in the second Local conducted the the Association, eighteen pros and 21 amateurs try for three places at Scotch Valley CC, near Altoona. The eight qualifiers advance to the 36-hole Sectional of their choice June, 5 or 6.

Most entrants have selected either Woodmont CC (MD), Sectional, near Washington, DC, or Brookside/Lakeside Sectional, Columbus, Ohio. Both are Monday, June 5, large sections with many PGA Tour players in each field.