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.



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