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Amateurs who advanced to Pinehurst No. 2

2023 NCAA golf regional

There were 687 hopefuls who woke up Monday morning on Golf’s Longest Day hoping to survive a 36-hole qualifier and make it to the 124th U.S. Open.

There were dozens of amateurs among them across 10 qualifying sites Monday, all aiming for the goal of making it to Pinehurst No. 2 in the Village of Pinehurst, North Carolina, for the national championship.

The field for the Open, which starts on June 13, will be 156, with 44 earning a spot on Monday. Of those, 10 were amateurs.

The 124th U.S. Open field is now at 127. Check out this list of the amateurs who survived Golf’s Longest Day.

Michigan State’s Ashton McCulloch hits a shot on hole No.10 during the 2023 NCAA golf regional at Eagle Eye Golf Club in Bath Township. (Photo: Nick King/Lansing State Journal)

2013 U.S. Open

Michael Weaver plays his shot from the rough on the 13th hole during the second round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club. (Photo: Matthew O’Haren-USA TODAY Sports)

2023 U.S. Open

Omar Morales lines up a putt on the 15th hole during the first round of the 2023 U.S. Open at Los Angeles Country Club. (Photo: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports)

Luke Clanton

Florida State’s Luke Clanton. (Photo: Florida State Athletics)

2023 U.S. Amateur

Jackson Buchanan watches his tee shot on hole 16 during the round of 64 of the 2023 U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills C.C. in Cherry Hills Village, Colo. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023. (Kathryn Riley/USGA)

2021 NCAA Tallahassee Regional

Florida State University’s Frederik Kjettrup at the 2021 NCAA Tallahassee Regional at Seminole Legacy Golf Club. (Photo: Tori Lynn Schneider/Tallahassee Democrat)

2023 Travelers Championship

Benjamin James walks from the 12th tee during the second round of 2023 Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands. (Photo: Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


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