Cle Elum, Wash. – Ethan Evans of Mercer Island and Isaac Hall of Reardan each shot 3-under par 69 to tie for medalist honors in leading the field of 93 players who competed today in U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Tumble Creek Club at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Wash.
Along with Evans and Hall, four other players have also advanced to U.S. Open Final Qualifying. Those four include, Jamie Hall of Seattle and Max Herendeen of Bellevue, who both shot 2-under 70; and Cole Madey of West Linn, Ore. and Dallas Jones of Canada, who both shot 1-under 71.
Evans, an amateur, is the reigning WA Golf Junior Boys’ Player of the Year and WJGA State Champion. Just a senior in high school, he is committed to play college golf at Duke University.
Isaac Hall is a teaching professional at Indian Canyon Golf Course in Spokane.
Jamie Hall previously advanced to U.S. Open Final Qualifying in 2021. He won the 2020 Lilac City Invitational, and played collegiately at Seattle University and University of Hawaii.
Herendeen, an amateur, is in his junior year in high school. He has committed to play college golf at the University of Illinois. Just last year, Herendeen and Ethan Evans qualified and played together in the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.
Madey was named the 2017 PNGA Men’s Player of the Year. He turned pro in 2019 and currently plays on the PGA TOUR Latinoamerica.
Jones, who hails from British Columbia, has played on various tours since turning professional.
The 2022 U.S. Open Championship will be held June 16-19 at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. Full information about the championship can be found at usopen.com.
Washington Golf (WA Golf) is the local representative of the United States Golf Association (USGA) and conducted this Local qualifier for the U.S. Open Championship.
To be eligible, golfers must either be a professional, or be an amateur with a Handicap Index of 1.4 or less.
Local qualifying, which is played over 18 holes, is taking place around the U.S. between April 25-May 23. Final qualifying will be contested over 36 holes and held in Texas and Japan on May 23, and at eight sites throughout the U.S. and one site in Canada on Monday, June 6. In the Pacific Northwest, Final qualifying will be held at Pronghorn Resort (Nicklaus Course) in Bend, Ore.
The top six players from today’s round will advance to Final Qualifying. #PlayWAGolf
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