OSU duo Wood, Olsen lead U.S. Open qualifying at Jimmie Austin

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Oklahoma State golfer Hayden Wood shot 30 on the back nine to tie teammate Zachary Olsen with rounds of 6-under 66 to lead the field in U.S. Open local qualifying Tuesday at Jimmie Austin University of Oklahoma Golf Course in Norman.

Blake Trimble of Houston shot 67, while University of Oklahoma golfer Thomas Johnson from Norman qualified with a 71. Oklahoma State’s Brendon Jelley won a playoff with Garrison Mendoza of Clinton and Oklahoma City University, OSU’s Kristoffer Ventura and Conrad Walcher of Oklahoma City for the final spot after each shot even-par 72.

Wood nearly drove the green on the 10th hole to ignite his six-birdie binge on the back nine. He birdied holes 11, 13 and 14 before draining a 35-footer on 17. He then reached the par-5 18th in two and two-putted for the sixth birdie.

“After shooting even on the front, I knew I had to make some birdies,” Wood said. “All the OSU guys were playing well, we had four of the top five including ties.”

It was a strong showing for the Cowboys on rival OU’s home course and Wood said they hope to take that momentum to regionals beginning Monday in Austin, Texas.

“We feel like we let one get away at the Big 12 (Texas came from behind on the final two holes to win by one.) We’ve got a strong team and looking forward to going down there to Texas and having a great week.”

The qualifying golfers will advance to a sectional qualifying site. Wood, who also made it through local qualifying last year, said he will go to the Columbus, Ohio sectional held the Monday after the conclusion of The Memorial. The 2017 U.S. Open is scheduled June 15-18 at Erin Hills in Erin, Wisconsin.

Also for OSU, sophomore Zach Bauchou advanced through local qualifying in Hot Springs, Ark., grabbing one of five spots at Hot Springs Country Club’s Arlington Course after carding a 68.

Complete results are below.

USGA U.S. Open Qualifying
May 9, 2017
Jimmie Austin O.U. Golf Club
Final Results

———–Qualified——————-
Hayden Wood, Edmond, Okla. – 36-30–66
Zachary Olsen, Cordova, Tenn. – 33-33–66
Blake D. Trimble, Houston, Texas – 33-34–67
Thomas Johnson, Norman, Okla. – 37-34–71
Brendon Jelley, Tulsa, Okla. – 36-36–72

————Alternates——————-
Garrison Mendoza, Clinton, Okla. – 37-35–72 (1st Alt.)
Kristoffer Ventura, Stillwater, Okla. – 35-37–72 (2nd Alt.)

———Failed to Qualify————-
Conrad Walcher, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 35-37–72 (lost playoff)
Christopher Brown, Trophy Club, Texas – 34-39–73
Andrew Green, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 35-39–74
Joshua Creel, Cheyenne, Wyo. – 37-37–74
William Kropp, Edmond, Okla. – 35-39–74
Grant Hirschman, Collierville, Tenn. – 37-38–75
Scott Newell, Tulsa, Okla. – 40-35–75
Jake Kuwitzky, McKinney, Texas – 38-37–75
Justin Birdsill, Broken Arrow, Okla. – 37-38–75
Taylor Artman, Norman, Okla. – 37-38–75
Corey Hale, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 36-39–75
Michael Gellerman, Sterling, Kan. – 39-36–75
Hunter Sparks, Edmond, Okla. – 41-34–75
Eric Kline, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 39-36–75
Rustin Purser, Edmond, Okla. – 37-38–75
Derek Franco, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 37-39–76
Rhett Bechtel, Edmond, Okla. – 36-40–76
Greg Teague, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 38-38–76
Jared Taylor, Edmond, Okla. – 38-39–77
Chase Lindsey, Moore, Okla. – 37-40–77
Travis Keeley, Norman, Okla. – 36-41–77
Rocky Walcher, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 36-41–77
Dillon Rust, Edmond, Okla. – 39-38–77
Cory Montgomery, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 38-40–78
Cameron Bishop, Wichita, Kan. – 38-40–78
Travis England, Plano, Texas – 40-38–78
Ryan Trousdale, Moore, Okla. – 39-39–78
Gage Ihrig, Goodland, Kan. – 38-40–78
Cody Burrows, Chickasha, Okla. – 38-40–78
Draegen Majors, Tulsa, Okla. – 40-38–78
Logan McCracken, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 37-42–79
Phillip Bryan, Mustang, Okla. – 39-40–79
Matthew Cheung, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 38-41–79
Jacob Bishop, Edmond, Okla. – 40-39–79
Max McGreevy, Edmond, Okla. – 36-43–79
Quade Cummins, Weatherford, Okla. – 41-38–79
Patrick Welch, Providence, R.I. – 41-38–79
Jett Johnson, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 39-40–79
Glenn Cassity, Katy, Texas – 41-39–80
Steve Lawson, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 40-40–80
Jeff Coffman, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 43-37–80
Jacob Corbin, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 39-41–80
Samuel Stevens, Wichita, Kan. – 41-39–80
Nicholas Bankston, Edmond, Okla. – 38-42–80
Sam Vardeman, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 41-39–80
Chris Karlovich, Broken Arrow, Okla. – 39-41–80
James Hathcock, Springfield, Mo. – 42-39–81
John Mosier, Springdale, Ark. – 41-41–82
Brian Birchell, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 42-40–82
Cary Cozby, Tulsa, Okla. – 40-42–82
Adam House, Rockwall, Texas – 42-40–82
John Ryan Bonaobra, Broken Arrow, Okla. – 37-45–82
Peri’don Castille, Dallas, Texas – 41-41–82
Clint Avara, McKinney, Texas – 40-42–82
Justin Barrick, Edmond, Okla. – 39-43–82
Garett Reband, Fort Worth, Texas – 38-45–83
Blake Gibson, Yukon, Okla. – 39-44–83
Andrew Goodman, Norman, Okla. – 42-41–83
Yun Lee, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 40-43–83
Noah Allen, Norman, Okla. – 42-41–83
Justin Nard, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 41-43–84
Austin Miller, Dallas, Texas – 41-43–84
Tommy Riddle III, Tulsa, Okla. – 44-40–84
Jeremy Rollins, Oklahoma City, Okla. – 43-43–86
Eric Davis, Tulsa, Okla. – 42-44–86
Joel Smith, Edmond, Okla. – 41-46–87
Jay Milinichik, Tulsa, Okla. – 43-44–87
Jason Goombi, Broken Arrow, Okla. – 43-44–87
Tanner Hughes, Bixby, Okla. – 41-47–88
Jerry Ballard, Pryor, Okla. – 44-45–89
Darren Watts, Oklahoma City, Okla. – WD-WD–WD
Heath Webb, Yukon, Okla. – WD-WD–WD
Colton Staggs, Tulsa, Okla. – WD-WD–WD
Troy Denton, Dallas, Texas – WD-WD–WD
Gary Nard, Broken Arrow, Okla. – DQ-DQ–DQ
Charles Johnson, Okemah, Okla. – WD-WD–WD
Matthew Mitchell, Tulsa, Okla. – WD-WD–WD
Aaron Calhoun, Lawton, Okla. – NS-NS–NS
Curry Ham, Oklahoma City, Okla. – NC-NC–NC
Jay Kerrigan, Nichols Hills, Okla. – WD-WD–WD
Billy Mellon, Flower Mound, Texas – WD-WD–WD
Donald Moon, Jenks, Okla. – WD-WD–WD

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