The Utah Section PGA hosted the Monday Qualifier for this week’s Utah Open, the last call for qualification into the event. Soldier Hollow’ Gold and Solver Courses in Midway, UT. was the venue for the 18-hole event with 10 spots available on each course.
Amateur Kevin Wu and Pro Jhared Hack posted the day’s low score of 7-under-par, on the Silver Course. Professionals littered the Silver course leaderboard claiming eight of the 10 available qualifying spots.
John Greco of Santa Clara, CA. finished one stroke behind the leaders at 6-under-par, claiming solo third. Pros Barrett Jones, Zane Thomas, and Colton Yates shared fourth place with amateur Brendan Thomas at 5-under-par 68.
With only three spots remaining on the Silver Course and seven players tied at 4-under-par a 7 for 3 playoff took place. Dane Nelson, Dominic Piccirillo, and Kohl Kuebler all emerged from the playoff, earning their spots for the weekend.
Preston Stanley, a Pro from Katy, TX led the Gold Course field finishing at 6-under-par. Stanley was followed by Tanner Johnson who took solo second shooting a 67 on the day.
A.J. McLnerney, Gavin Cohen, Brock Goyen, Zack Dallimore and Stephen Lindsey rounded out the podium for the Gold Course, all finishing at 3-under-par.
Three qualifier spots remained on the Gold course with seven individuals tied at 2-under-par forcing a 7 for 3 playoff. Ian Maxwell, Cory Oride, and Michael Jura III ousted the other four individuals in a five-hole playoff, earning their spots in the Utah Open.
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Written by Utah PGA Junior Series Intern, Josh Green.