Local-level U.S. Open qualifying tournaments completed Tuesday and
Wednesday in Pinehurst and Wallace saw golfers from Raleigh and
Pinehurst claim places in sectional qualifying. Competitors from Chapel
Hill and Wake Forest were left waiting in alternate spots.
Wallace: In Wednesday's local qualifier on River Landing's River
Course in Wallace, Jason Moon of Raleigh tied for second at 6-under-par
66 and Bobby Clampett of Raleigh shared fourth place at 67 to take two
of the five sectionals spots. Ryan Armour of Jupiter, Fla., won the
event with a 65.
Pinehurst: In the local qualifier at Pinewild Country Club's
Magnolia Course in Pinehurst that started Monday but had to be
completed Tuesday because of rain, nine qualifying spots and two
alternate positions were available. Darron Stiles of Pinehurst shot a 6-under-par 66 for a one-stroke victory.