USGA: USGA Tweaks U.S. Open Qualifying Procedure

Rose, Justin
February 2011
Golf World;2/14/2011, Vol. 64 Issue 19, p14
The article reports on the move of the United States Golf Association (USGA) to change the U.S. Open qualifying procedure for golfers in the U.S. During USGA's meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, the organization states that the new procedure is created to help ensure that the player who climbs the World Ranking does not miss out simply because of the timing of the exemption cutoff. Mike Davis, senior director of USGA, notes that moving toward rankings will improve the overall quality of the field.


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