Marcus Fraser qualifies for US Open

BY Bruce Young | US PGA Tour | 2007 US Open | Preview | 05 Jun 2007

With the results of the US Sectional Qualifying venues still be finalised, Australia has one further participant at the US Open with Marcus Fraser having made it through via qualifying at Walton Heath in Surrey, England, this morning.

Fraser, who finished 43rd at last week’s Celtic Manor Wales Open, gets his first chance to play at the US Open by finishing in a share of fourth place behind leading qualifier, Nick Dougherty.

52 players lined up for one of the nine places available from this particular venue.

Peter O’Malley and Richard Green were the two Australians to miss the cut while Matthew Millar withdrew from qualifying.

Surrey, England – 9 Places

  • Nick Dougherty ENG
  • Darren Fichardt ZAF
  • Peter Hanson SWE
  • Marcus Fraser AUS
  • Graeme McDowell NIR
  • Miguel Rodriguez ARG
  • Samuel Walker ENG
  • Soren Kjeldsen DEN
  • Christian Cevaer FRA

 

Position Score Player Country R1 R2 R3 R4 Total
1   ↑T7 +5 Angel Cabrera Argentina 69 71 76 69 285
T2   ↑T7 +6 Jim Furyk United States 71 75 70 70 286
T2 +6 Tiger Woods United States 71 74 69 72 286
4   ↑T10 +7 Niclas Fasth Sweden 71 71 75 70 287
T5   ↓T3 +9 Bubba Watson United States 70 71 74 74 289
T5   ↑T10 +9 David Toms United States 72 72 73 72 289
T7   ↑T13 +10 Jerry Kelly United States 74 71 73 72 290
T7   ↑T17 +10 Nick Dougherty England 68 77 74 71 290
T7   ↑T13 +10 Scott Verplank United States 73 71 74 72 290
T10   ↓T3 +11 Justin Rose England 71 71 73 76 291
Position Score Player Country R1 R2 R3 R4 Total
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