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US Open Local Qualifying Results - Columbia CC


COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 29, 2021) -- Final results from U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Columbia Country Club in Columbia, S.C. on Thursday, April 29, 2021 (7,150 yards, par 36-36--72).

Five qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. 

Kyle Westmoreland of Mount Pleasant, SC won medalist honors with a score of three-under-par 69. Hunter Fry of Dacula, GA, Marion Dantzler of Orangeburg, SC, Ryan Hall of Knoxville, TN and Emmanuel Kountakis of Augusta, GA punched their ticket to final qualifying with rounds of one-under-par 71. Two players finished tied for 6th at even-par-72 and competed in a two-hole playoff to determine the order of the alternate spots. High schooler Gene Ziegler of Florence, SC won the playoff and will be the 1st alternate. Will Miles of Hilton Head, SC will be the 2nd alternate.

The five qualifiers will advance to the “Longest Day in Golf” and compete at one of twelve 36-hole final qualifying sites on June 7 to earn a spot in the U.S. Open, including the new final qualifying site at Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island, SC, which will be conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association.

This USGA Qualifier was conducted by the South Carolina Golf Association on behalf of the Carolinas Golf Association and the United States Golf Association.

Hole-by-hole scoring can be viewed here.

Pos. Player Affiliation To Par Total Score Details
1 Kyle Westmoreland (p) Mount Pleasant, South Carolina -3 69  
T2 Hunter Fry Dacula, Georgia -1 71  
T2 Marion Dantzler (p) Orangeburg, South Carolina -1 71  
T2 Ryan Hall Knoxville, Tennessee -1 71  
T2 Emmanuel Kountakis (p) Augusta, Georgia -1 71  
The following players did not make the cut
CUT Gene Zeigler Florence, South Carolina E 72 First Alternate
CUT Will Miles (p) Hilton Head Island, South Carolina E 72 Second Alternate
CUT Justin Moose (p) Columbia, South Carolina +1 73  
CUT James Wilson Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina +1 73  
CUT Blake Maum (p) Chattanooga, Tennessee +1 73  
CUT Trent Phillips Inman, South Carolina +1 73  
CUT Peter Skirpstas (p) Mount Pleasant, South Carolina +1 73  
CUT McCullough Pickens (p) St Simons Island, Georgia +1 73  
CUT Keller Harper Atlanta, Georgia +1 73  
CUT Carter Pendley Dalton, Georgia +1 73  
CUT Levi Moody Greenville, South Carolina +2 74  
CUT Perry-Austin Kilburn Monroe, Georgia +2 74  
CUT Jack Faraci (p) Okatie, South Carolina +2 74  
CUT Michael Cromie (p) Athens, Georgia +2 74  
CUT Rafe Reynolds Greenville, South Carolina +2 74  
CUT William Register (p) Burlington +3 75  
CUT Ryan Elmore (p) Dunwoody +3 75  
CUT Matt Carter (p) Easley +4 76  
CUT Mason Tucker Lancaster, South Carolina +4 76  
CUT Jason Quinlan Cumming, Georgia +4 76  
CUT Nick Mayfield Rock Hill, South Carolina +4 76  
CUT Andrew Lockliear Bonneau, South Carolina +4 76  
CUT Cody Clepper Sumter, South Carolina +4 76  
CUT David Hrubala Spartanburg, South Carolina +5 77  
CUT Corey Chrzanowski Suwanee, Georgia +5 77  
CUT Kyle Bachkosky Peachtree City, Georgia +5 77  
CUT Robert Lutomski Simpsonville, South Carolina +5 77  
CUT Travis Gantt Moncks Corner, South Carolina +5 77  
CUT Elliott Pope Lugoff, South Carolina +5 77  
CUT David Kostyal II (p) Wilmington +6 78  
CUT Ben Smith Novi, Michigan +6 78  
CUT Dylan Fincher Martinez, Georgia +7 79  
CUT Troy Kennedy (p) Fort Mill +7 79  
CUT Shaw James Chapin, South Carolina +7 79  
CUT Samuel Caldwell Irmo, South Carolina +7 79  
CUT Mac Scott Birmingham, Alabama +7 79  
CUT Jack Crosby Memphis, Tennessee +7 79  
CUT Brad Sill (p) Spartanburg +8 80  
CUT Gage Weeks Evans, Georgia +8 80  
CUT Scott Glaze (p) Charleston +8 80  
CUT Kyle Garcia Waxhaw, North Carolina +8 80  
CUT John Obrien Columbia, South Carolina +8 80  
CUT Luke Koenig Statham, Georgia +8 80  
CUT Derek O'Neill (p) Ladson +8 80  
CUT Caleb Loudin Summerville, South Carolina +9 81  
CUT Ian Glanton Metter, Georgia +9 81  
CUT Liam Shinn Columbia, South Carolina +9 81  
CUT Logan Hjelm (p) Myrtle Beach +9 81  
CUT Brady Hinkle Lancaster, South Carolina +9 81  
CUT Alex Shead (p) Appling +9 81  
CUT Holden Grigg myrtle beach, South Carolina +10 82  
CUT Skyler Mcfaddin Ninety Six, South Carolina +10 82  
CUT Lamar Gresham Atlanta, Georgia +10 82  
CUT Spencer Benton Gilbert, South Carolina +10 82  
CUT Jacob Lamothe (p) North Augusta +11 83  
CUT Adam Wooldridge Savannah, Georgia +11 83  
CUT Palmer Mason Irmo, South Carolina +12 84  
CUT Josiah Grimm Monroe, North Carolina +13 85  
CUT Ishaan Vasudeva Columbia, South Carolina +13 85  
CUT Brandon Phillips (p) Lexington +13 85  
CUT Tony Casciano Fort Mill, South Carolina +14 86  
CUT Greg Harrold York, South Carolina +14 86  
CUT Rich Montgomery Little River, South Carolina +15 87  
CUT Jimmy Taylor Charlotte, North Carolina +15 87  
CUT Evan Hyma (p) Ridgeland +16 88  
CUT Robert Silky (p) Dublin +17 89  
CUT Jake Snelgrove Charleston, South Carolina +19 91  
CUT Matthew Proffitt Lexington, South Carolina +20 92  
CUT Matthew Norris (p) Starr +21 93  
CUT Rob Brock (p) Kingsland +22 94  
WD Trae Ely Charlotte, North Carolina - WD  
WD Matt Bettencourt (p) Duncan - WD  
WD Stephen Heard Greenville, South Carolina - WD  
WD Zach Seeler Hilton Head Island, South Carolina - WD  
WD Zack Gordon Gaffney, South Carolina - WD  
WD Mike Ramsden (p) Mount Pleasant - WD  
NC Chris Wellde (p) Ellicott City - NC  
NS Broc Everett (p) West Des Moines - NS  
NS Dakota Bjorgen Mooresville, North Carolina - NS  

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