Seven additional WDs roll in from U.S. Open sectional near Columbus

Hunter Mahan during the 2016 Masters.

Seven additional WDs roll in from U.S. Open sectional near Columbus

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Seven additional WDs roll in from U.S. Open sectional near Columbus

The U.S. Open sectional Monday at Wedgewood Golf & Country Club and Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club, both in the nearby Columbus suburb of Powell, reported seven additional withdrawals, taking the list of WDs to 20, before played started on Monday morning.

The seven, all PGA Tour players, include Hunter Mahan, who will miss his first U.S. Open since 2006.

Mahan, 34, finished T13 when the U.S. Open was last at Oakmont Country Club in 2007 and has recorded two top 10s in the 10 U.S. Open’s in which he’s competed.

McGirt, the winner of the Memorial Tournament on Sunday, moved from 129 to 44th in the Official World Golf Ranking, exempting him from sectional qualifying.

Here is the list of WDs from the Ohio sectional and their replacements:

Russell Henley – Zach Cabra

Vaughn Taylor – Jason Meijers

Max Homa – Nate Yankovich

Morgan Hoffmann – Jason Allred

William McGirt – Dylan Deogun

Jason Gore – Anton Krecic

Hunter Mahan – Brandon Pluchinsky

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