Sergio Garcia, who did not qualify for final week’s PGA Championship, assured himself of a spot within the subsequent main on the 2023 calendar after advancing via a closing qualifying stage Monday in Dallas.
There have been 120 golfers vying for eight spots at Northwood Membership and Bent Tree Nation Membership. Garcia completed the 36-hole qualifier at 9 underneath, tie for fourth, capping his day with a birdie on his closing gap.
Garcia was amongst shut to twenty LIV golfers entered in qualifiers aiming to make the 156-man area at Los Angeles Nation Membership.
Carson Younger received the Dallas qualifier at 16 underneath after taking pictures scores of 63 and 62.
Austin Eckroat was second at 11 underneath. The 2010 U.S. Open champ, Graeme McDowell and likewise a LIV golfer, fell quick by a shot at 7 underneath.
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Tiger Woods withdraws; who has earned exemptions?
On Monday morning the USGA introduced 33 gamers who’ve earned exemptions into the 2023 U.S. Open, June 15-18, at Los Angeles Nation Membership, bringing the present tally of exempt gamers to 84.
Exemptions had been awarded to 25 gamers through their top-60 placement within the Official World Golf Rating, together with Jason Day and LIV Golf’s Patrick Reed. Tyrrell Hatton, No. 18 on the earth, was the highest-ranked participant who wasn’t beforehand exempt. After a T-4 on the PGA Championship, Cameron Davis jumped 19 spots to No. 49 and can compete in his first U.S. Open.
Eight different gamers earned exemptions through three extra classes, together with the highest 5 gamers not already exempt within the present PGA Tour FedEx Cup standings (Hayden Buckley, Mackenzie Hughes, Taylor Montgomery, Andrew Putnam and Nick Taylor) in addition to the highest two gamers not already exempt from the 2022 DP World Tour Ultimate Factors Record (Thriston Lawrence and Jordan Smith). Min Woo Lee joins the sphere because the highest-ranked participant on the present Race to Dubai Rankings who is just not in any other case exempt.
Three-time U.S. Open champion Tiger Woods withdrew as an exempt participant as he recovers from a latest surgical procedure.
Ten previous U.S. Open champions are within the area, together with defending champion Jon Rahm, 2023 PGA champion Brooks Koepka and world No. 3 Rory McIlroy. Eleven LIV golfers have additionally certified, together with fellow previous champions Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson and Martin Kaymer, in addition to Phil Mickelson, Cameron Smith, Joaquin Niemann, Abraham Ancer, Thomas Pieters, Mito Pereira and Reed.