Carl Yuan, 15, qualifies for U.S. Open sectionals

  • Carl Yuan, 15, gets a congratulatory fist bump after a two-putt par on the ninth hole gave Yuan the last qualifying spot at a U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Carl Yuan, 15, is all smiles after a two-putt par on the ninth hole gave Yuan the last qualifying spot at a U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Carl Yuan, 15, is greeted by coaches, Tim Sheredy, left, and Bill Nelson, middle, after a two-putt par gave Yuan the last qualifying spot at a U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Carl Yuan, 15, walks off the green after a two-putt par on the ninth hole gave Yuan the last qualifying spot at a U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Carl Yuan, 15, is all smiles after a two-putt par on the ninth hole gave Yuan the last qualifying spot at a U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Carl Yuan, 15, on the putting green with mental performance coach, Bill Nelson, prior to the four-man playoff at a U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Carl Yuan, 15, on the first tee during the U.S. Open local qualifier on Thursday at Timacuan Country Club.
  • Carl Yuan, 15, on the first green with caddie Dan Saylor during the U.S. Open local qualifier on Thursday at Timacuan Country Club.
  • All four players on the first green during a four-man playoff for the last of four spots in the U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla. on Thursday, May 17, 2012.
  • Carl Yuan, 15, walks to the ninth tee at Timacuan Country Club during a U.S. Open local qualifier on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Yuan would par the ninth to win a four-man playoff for the last of four spots in the sectionals.
  • EaglesDream Golf Academy's team at the U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club (from left): Tim Sheredy, Bill Nelson, Carl Yuan and Dan Saylor.