This year’s US Open, 7 LIV golf players ‘guaranteed’

On the 10th (Korean time), the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced the qualifications for this year’s US Open, which are slightly different from last year.

Additional qualifications for the winner of the Latin American Amateur Championship, National Collegiate Sports (NCAA) Individual Champion, 2022 PGA Corn Ferry Tour Points 1st, and the top 5 players in the PGA Tour FedEx Cup rankings as of May 22nd. did.

In addition, two more positions for amateur players were added, and college students were considered. In addition, we decided to further strengthen our cooperative relationship with the PGA Tour. 먹튀검증

Accordingly, Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira (Argentina), who won the Latin American Amateur Championship last year, and Korean Justin Seo (USA), who won last year’s Conferri Tour prize money, became the first beneficiaries.

There was no change in eligibility to exclude players who joined LIV Golf.

Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson (USA), Martin Kaymer (Germany) and 2021 PGA Championship winner Phil Mickelson (USA), last year’s Open Champion Cameron Smith (Australia), last year’s Tour Seven LIV golfers, including championship player Joaquin Niemann (Chile), are eligible to compete in the US Open this year.

However, other than these 7 players, LIV golf players who will participate in the US Open are limited.

To qualify for the US Open, a LIV golf player must win the Masters in April or the PGA Championship in May, or be in the top 60 in the world rankings on May 22 or June 12.

As of the 10th, LIV golf players who have been ranked around the 60th place in the world rankings are Taylor Guchi (43rd), Harold Varner III (51st), Jason Cocrack (56th), Patrick Reed (61st), and Kevin Na (USA) (63rd).

Their world rankings are likely to decline as time goes on. This is because world ranking points are not awarded for LIV golf tournaments.

This year’s US Open will be held at the Los Angeles Country Club on June 15.

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