2017 U.S. Open: Davis Womble medalist at Lonnie Poole GC local qualifier

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RALEIGH, N.C.- Davis Womble of Winston-Salem earned medalist honors by shooting a four-under par 68 and claimed the first qualifying spot at the 2017 United States Open Championship Local Qualifier held at Lonnie Poole Golf Course on Wednesday.

Five qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available during play on the 7202-yard, par 72 course in the competition conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) on behalf of the United States Golf Association (USGA).

The second and third qualifying spots went to JT Griffin of Wilson (three-under par 69), and Akshay Bhatia from Wake Forest (two-under par 70).

The fourth and fifth qualifying spots were earned in a playoff between Kevin O’Connell from Cary and Tim Bunten of Concord who both shot one-under par 71.

Alternate spots went to Bo Andrews of Raleigh, and Matt Nelson of Winston-Salem, respectively.

Notes: Sectional qualifying, conducted over 36 holes, will be held on Mon., June 5, at 10 sites in the U.S…For the 12th consecutive year, Japan and England will host international sectional qualifying, scheduled for May 22 and May 29, respectively.

Hole-by-hole scoring:


2017 U.S. Open – Local Qualifying Results

Lonnie Poole Golf Course, Raleigh, N.C. – May 17, 2017

Place Competitor Score
1 Davis Womble, Winston Salem, N.C. (a) 34-34–68  (-4)
2 JT Griffin, Wilson, N.C. 34-35–69  (-3)
3 Akshay Bhatia, Wake Forest, N.C. (a) 34-36–70  (-2)
4 Tim Bunten, Concord, N.C. (a) 35-36–71  (-1)
5 Kevin O’Connell, Cary, N.C. (a) 33-38–71  (-1)
Failed to Qualify
T6 Bo Andrews, Raleigh, N.C. 35-36–71  (-1) 1st Alt.
T6 Matt Nelson, Winston Salem, N.C. 37-34–71  (-1) 2nd Alt.
T8 Aman Gupta, Concord, N.C. (a) 35-37–72  (Even)
T8 Michael Sanders, Davidson, N.C. (a) 33-39–72  (Even)
T8 Blake McShea, Zebulon, N.C. (a) 37-35–72  (Even)
T8 Jake Leavitt, Blythewood, S.C. (a) 37-35–72  (Even)
T12 Michael Freeman, Asheville, N.C. (a) 35-38–73  (+1)
T12 Beau Cutts, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 36-37–73  (+1)
T12 Matt Carter, Easley, S.C. (a) 33-40–73  (+1)
T12 Michael Pittelli, Holly Springs, N.C. 37-36–73  (+1)
T12 Danny Guise, Winston-Salem, N.C. 37-36–73  (+1)
T12 Keith Hinton, Suffolk, Va. 36-37–73  (+1)
T18 Michael Wicker, Rougemont, N.C. (a) 36-38–74  (+2)
T18 Grayson Wotnosky, Wake Forest, N.C. (a) 38-36–74  (+2)
T18 Christopher Blum, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 38-36–74  (+2)
T18 Quinn Riley, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 37-37–74  (+2)
T18 Adam Stephenson, Raleigh, N.C. 36-38–74  (+2)
T18 Garrett Browning, Raleigh, N.C. 36-38–74  (+2)
T18 Bradley Arrington, Saint Simons Island, Ga. 33-41–74  (+2)
T25 Ryan Gerard, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 34-41–75  (+3)
T25 Parker Gillam, Cary, N.C. (a) 31-44–75  (+3)
T25 Jake Colley, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 36-39–75  (+3)
T25 Spencer Oxendine, Fayetteville, N.C. (a) 37-38–75  (+3)
T25 Ryan Parrish, Greensboro, N.C. 37-38–75  (+3)
T25 Peter Williamson, Hanover, N.H. (a) 37-38–75  (+3)
T31 Nicholas Lyerly, Salisbury, N.C. (a) 36-40–76  (+4)
T31 Bryce Hendrix, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 38-38–76  (+4)
T31 Brad Clark, Chapel Hill, N.C. (a) 37-39–76  (+4)
T31 Ryan Gilbert, Raleigh, N.C. 36-40–76  (+4)
T31 Taiga Fujii, Boiling Springs, N.C. (a) 35-41–76  (+4)
T31 Jared Mactas, Woodcliff Lake, N.J. (a) 36-40–76  (+4)
T37 Alex Burris, Greensboro, N.C. (a) 40-37–77  (+5)
T37 Chris Jones, Charlotte, N.C. (a) 37-40–77  (+5)
T37 Jerry Richardson Jr, Cary, N.C. (a) 37-40–77  (+5)
T37 Justin Hood, St Matthews, S.C. (a) 39-38–77  (+5)
T37 Zane Lewis, Sanford, N.C. (a) 36-41–77  (+5)
T42 Anthony Perrino, Mooresville, N.C. (a) 38-40–78  (+6)
T42 Jonathan Henry, Mooresville, N.C. (a) 38-40–78  (+6)
T42 Preston Ball, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 38-40–78  (+6)
T42 Peyton Shore, Saluda, S.C. (a) 37-41–78  (+6)
T42 Connor Reilly, Raleigh, N.C. 36-42–78  (+6)
T42 Tyler Lail, Conover, N.C. 38-40–78  (+6)
T48 Timothy Driver, Holly Springs, N.C. (a) 36-43–79  (+7)
T48 Ben Esposito, Pittsboro, N.C. (a) 40-39–79  (+7)
T48 Bretton Danforth, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 38-41–79  (+7)
T48 Nick Capra, Greensboro, N.C. 40-39–79  (+7)
T52 Michael Coe, Morrisville, N.C. (a) 41-39–80  (+8)
T52 Tyler Dingman, Greensboro, N.C. 38-42–80  (+8)
T54 Wes Simmons, Kinston, N.C. (a) 39-42–81  (+9)
T54 Scott Freeman, Willow Spring, N.C. (a) 37-44–81  (+9)
T54 Noah Connor, Reidsville, N.C. (a) 36-45–81  (+9)
T54 Renny Buddin, Garner, N.C. 39-42–81  (+9)
T54 Daniel Spurling, Raleigh, N.C. 40-41–81  (+9)
T59 Brian Chen, Cary, N.C. (a) 39-44–83  (+11)
T59 Scott Kubic, Raleigh, N.C. (a) 41-42–83  (+11)
T59 Mike Blasey, Potomac, Md. (a) 35-48–83  (+11)
T62 Allen Smith III, Durham, N.C. (a) 41-43–84  (+12)
T62 Kevin Herring, La Grange, N.C. (a) 43-41–84  (+12)
T62 Ryan Walker, Wayne, Pa. 36-48–84  (+12)
T62 Joshua Mohun, Glen Allen, Va. (a) 39-45–84  (+12)
T66 John E Major, Winston-Salem, N.C. (a) 39-46–85  (+13)
T66 Alex Palomeque, Huntersville, N.C. 45-40–85  (+13)
68 Trevor Beckham, Mooresville, N.C. (a) 37-49–86  (+14)
69 Ryan Van Der Poll, Apex, N.C. (a) 39-48–87  (+15)
T70 John Gibbons, Pawleys Isand, S.C. 42-46–88  (+16)
T70 Scott Clagg, Raleigh, N.C. 44-44–88  (+16)
72 Jimmy Taylor, Charlotte, N.C. (a) 42-47–89  (+17)
73 Kevin Martin, Wake Forest, N.C. 39-51–90  (+18)
74 Rodney Mulford Jr., Raleigh, N.C. 41-50–91  (+19)
75 Byron Hayden, Hartsville, S.C. 46-47–93  (+21)
76 Tyler Duntsch, Chico, Calif. (a) 43-52–95  (+23)
T77 Nicholas Holanek, Cary, N.C. (a) WD-WD–WD  (WD)
T77 Matthew Younts, Greensboro, N.C. WD-WD–WD  (WD)
T77 John Leak, Charlotte, N.C. WD-WD–WD  (WD)
T77 Mike Sweeney II, Chesapeake, Va. (a) WD-WD–WD  (WD)
T77 Woody Woodward, Bridgeport, W.Va. WD-WD–WD  (WD)
T77 Brandon Mawyer, Whispering Pines, N.C. WD-WD–WD  (WD)
T77 Evan Gfeller, Greenville, S.C. (a) WD-WD–WD  (WD)
T77 Brett Kourey, Charlotte, N.C. WD-WD–WD  (WD)