After besting the field by five strokes at the Sectional Qualifier hosted by his home course, Tacoma Country & Golf Club, Derek Barron of Tacoma, Wash. has made his way to the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills.
The 32-year-old Barron, a former hydraulics worker, will be keeping a daily diary of his time at the U.S. Open.
Derek Barron Diary: Day – 1 Getting Acclimated
June 12, 2017
Derek Barron Diary: Day 2 – Setting My Game Plan
June 13, 2017
Derek Barron Diary: Day 3 – Let’s Get Started
June 14, 2017
Spieth and crew, including caddie Michael Greller, walked through the range today and stopped to admire ER grad Derek Barron's drive. pic.twitter.com/uqEMq2Zqyd
— Lauren Smith (@smithlm12) June 14, 2017
Derek Barron Diary: Day 4 – What A U.S. Open Debut
June 15, 2017
Soak up that @usopengolf, Derek Barron!
— Mackenzie Tour (@PGATOURCanada) June 16, 2017