Jerry Haas Qualifies for U.S. Open

June 4, 2002

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest head golf coach Jerry Haas has qualified for the 2002 U.S Open, which opens next week at Bethpage State Park°¶s Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y.

Haas, the individual medalist at a local qualifier in Huntersville last month, finished 22nd at a sectional qualifier in Rockville this past weekend to earn one of 34 qualifying spots. He shoting a six-under 137 (70-67).

Haas, who played on the PGA Tour from 1990-95, has participated in three other U.S. Opens °V 1986, °•87, and °•88. He made the cut in the 1988 event.

The 2002 U.S Open begins Thursday, June 13 with 156 players competing for the title.