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Advance golfer close to US Open qualifying

DURHAM – An Advance golfer qualified for a chance to play in the U.S. Open at the USGA U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Duke University Golf Club in Durham on Tuesday, April 27.

Five qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available.

A trio of players all shared medalist honors by firing rounds of one-under-par 71; Ryan Sullivan from Advance, Ian Siebers from Bellevue, Wash., and Zane Lewis from Sanford finished as the only players in red numbers.

The five qualifiers will advance to the “Longest Day in Golf,” twelve 36-hole final qualifying sites on June 7 to earn a spot in the U.S. Open, including the new final qualifying site at Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island, S.C.

This qualifier was conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association on behalf of the U.S. Golf Association.