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USGA Holds A Sectional in Canada for the First Time

Contrary to popular belief, now US Open Sectional Sites will include the first Canadian qualifier. Back in Monday, USGA announced the new lineup of the sectional qualifying sites for the upcoming US Open event. It is crucial to spot in the enthusiast’s agenda because the USGA will hold the qualification in Canada for the first time.

Back then, officials usually held the qualifier in Memphis Area in early June. It was because there were many PGA Tour pros in the town. But because the event is WGC and moves to late July, the officials won’t uphold the Memphis sectional. Based on rational thinking, the regional will move to the north of the border. It will happen ahead of the RBC Canadian Open. So, folks in Canada will have the chance to witness the qualifier in their country.

The officials have determined the place of RattleSnake Point Golf Club in Milton, Ontario. It is going to take place on June 3 as the official Canadian sectional. In the same day, there will be England qualifier as well as other eight qualifiers across the US. For those who want to follow the qualifier, it is important to note that the regional round will kick off May 20 with a Dallas qualifier. Then there will be Japan sectional on May 27.

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The US Open is prevalent for a player with different levels. It is open to any professional or amateur with a handicap of 1.4 or lower. They are all eligible to enter the qualifying of the US Open. The local qualifiers will focus on the 18-home games. Then the officials will advance to the 36-hole sectional round. Each regional round will procure the top finishers. Those who made it to each section will have the ticket to the US Open which takes places on June 13-16 at Pebble Beach.

It is crucial to look at the full lineup of the sectional qualifying sites to find out if there is an event near your location. Consider visiting US Open official site to fetch the accurate information.

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Speaking of the sectional qualifying of US Open, the USGA has announced the sites. The USGA announced 12 locations for the regional qualifying.

The sectional qualifying focuses on the 36-hole events. The officials will conduct the eligibility at nine US locations, others in Japan, England, and Canada. The good fact is that it will be the first time that local qualifying happens in Canada.