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PHOTOS: U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying, 2013

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A U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying contestant at sunrise.

Scott Wolfes, left, at Hole No. 5 during U.S. Open sectional qualifying at Hawks Ridge Golf Club in Ball Ground, Ga.
Lee Janzen during sectional qualifying at Rockville, Md., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Travis Huston, Sam Smith and Joel Alexander on No. 18 during sectional qualifying at Hawks Ridge in Ball Ground, Ga., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Andrew Johnson, who fired a 7-under 65 in the first round, tees off at the 3rd hole during the second round of U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
Sectional qualifying in Purchase, N.Y., on Monday, June 3, for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion in Ardmore, Pa.
Casey Martin during sectional qualifying in Cle Elum, Wash., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Rich Beem (from left), Jordan Spieth and Travis Woolf talk shop before their sectional qualifying rounds in Dallas for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Brad Schneider tees off at the 3rd hole during the second round of U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
In sectional qualifying at Purchase, N.Y., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion, Sunny Kim leads early with a 68.
The 18th green at Hawks Ridge in Ball Ground, Ga., where sectional qualifying for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion is taking place.
Qiwen Wong hits his tee shot at the 3rd hole during the second round of the U.S. Open Sectional qualifier at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
Brian Gay's caddie carries a lightweight Masters bag during the sectional qualifier at Memphis, Tenn., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Tournament staffers brace for inclement weather; sectional qualifying in Bradenton, Fla., on Monday, June 3, for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion in Ardmore, Pa.
Kevin Phelan hits his tee shot at the 3rd hole during the second round of the U.S. Open Sectional qualifier at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at The Lakes Golf and Country Club.
Charley Hoffman and caddie at The Lakes Country Club for U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying.
Players hit the course early for U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying.
The scoreboard goes up at the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier at Lakewood Country Club.
Scott McVarish tees off at the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier at Lakewood Country Club.
Derek Ernst during sectional qualifying at Springfield, Ohio, for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Brad Faxon during sectional qualifying in Purchase, N.Y., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Fred Funk during sectional qualifying in Rockville, Md., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Sam Horsfield during sectional qualifying in Bradenton, Fla., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Sectional qualifying in Bradenton, Fla., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Sectional qualifying at Hawks Ridge in Ball Ground, Ga., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Stephen Ames during sectional qualifying at Memphis, Tenn., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion in Ardmore, Pa.
Players fill the clubhouse as weather delays sectional qualifying at Bradenton, Fla., for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
Players warm up on the practice tee at Lakewood Country Club.
A stack of golf balls on the practice range at Lakewood Country Club.
A U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying contestant at sunrise.
Austen Truslow watches a shot from under the trees during the U.S. Open Section Qualifier at the Ritz-Carlton  Members Golf Club.