The Road to Merion begins at Aberdeen Golf Club for 120 aspiring U.S. Open participants. A total of 9,860 entrants will be pursuing every scratch golfers dream of competing in our national championship and Merion Golf Club is no stranger to the pursuit of a national championship. Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, PA, has played host to more USGA Championships than any other club in the country.
111 Local Qualifying sites will host these 9,860 players around the country beginning May 3. The local qualifying administered by the Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association at Aberdeen Golf Club will be played Wednesday, May 15th. Of the 120 who will start their “Road to Merion”, 7 fortunate individuals will move on to one of 11 Sectional sites slated for Monday, June 3rd. This will be the largest field St. Louis has entertained for US Open Local Qualifying since 112 players attempted to qualify in 2007.
Aberdeen Golf Club has been a consistent supporter of the Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association having hosted two US Amateur Public Links Qualifying’s and US Junior Amateur Qualifying.
Visit the Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association’s website HERE to view the Groupings and Starting Times for this 18 hole shootout to see who advances to Sectional Qualifying.