Ramsay still on outside looking in for US Open
Richie Ramsay of Scotland is back on the waiting list for the
USGA spokesman Pete Kowalski had said Tuesday morning that two
extra spots were given to qualifying sites in England and Japan,
and Ramsay would be going to Congressional for the U.S. Open next
Kowalski later clarified that those spots already had been
awarded, and Ramsay remains first alternate out of the England
sectional qualifier. The extra spot already had been awarded to
Andreas Harto of Denmark.
Likewise, Masaya Tomida remains an alternate from the Japan
Ramsay already has been through a lot in this process. He left
the qualifier to attend a wedding reception, thinking his score
would not be good enough. He missed his flight to the reception,
found out he would be in a playoff and couldn’t get back to the
course in time.