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Fowler misses out on US Open berth

Rickie Fowler‘s bid to qualify for the US Open led to disappointment on Tuesday, the out-of-form American world quantity 87 lacking out on a spot at Torrey Pines by one shot.

Fowler, who completed tied for eighth place ultimately month’s PGA Championship but in addition didn’t qualify for this 12 months’s Masters, has not missed a US Open since 2010.

The 32-year-old, who completed tied for eleventh on the Memorial on Sunday, had been hoping to seize an Open berth within the 36-hole qualifier performed on two programs in Ohio on Monday.

He carded a one-over-par 73 in his opening spherical at Brookside Golf and Country Club on Monday earlier than finishing a weather-interrupted six-under-par 66 at The Lakes Golf and Country Club early Tuesday.

That left him on 5 below for the 2 rounds, simply outdoors the highest 16 qualifying berths.

Other gamers who missed out alongside Fowler on Tuesday included three-time main champion Padraig Harrington and 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley.

A trio of South African gamers — Erik van Rooyen, Charl Schwartzel and Dylan Frittelli — all secured qualifying spots.

The 121st US Open takes place at Torrey Pines outdoors San Diego, California from June 17-20.


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