Nine area players advance in US Open Locals

Posted May 16, 2008 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

In addition to amateurs Nathan Sutherland, Wyomissing, PA, a member at Oakmont, and Mike VanSickle, Wexford, advancing from the USGA Open Local at Chestnut Ridge Resort’s Toms Run Course on May 14 (originally scheduled for May 12), plus amateur Trent Karlik, McKees Rocks, Dennis Munko, Leechburg, and amateur Dave Brown, St. Clair, qualifying at Quicksilver GC in Midway on May 15, four more area golfers qualified at various Locals.

Bobby MacWhinnie, Pittsburgh, 71 at Red Tail GC, Avon, Ohio
Jonathan Prior, Pittsburgh, 73 at Sand Creek GC, Chesterton, Indiana
Chip Zimmerman, Pittsburgh, 71 at Marietta CC, Kennesaw, Georgia
Steve Wheatcroft, Washington, 68 at Hammock Dunes Club, Palm Coast, Florida

All nine advance to various Sectional on June 2.