Ballybunion's John Daniel Guiney seeks US Open spot

Ballybunion's John Daniel Guiney seeks US Open spot
John Daniel Guiney

John Daniel Guiney

Ballybunion's John Daniel Guiney will be one of 51 players battling for three spots in the US Open at Oakmont when he tees it up in Monday's Sectional Qualifying event at Lakeside Country Club in Texas

The 30 year old Kerryman, who tried for his European Tour card three years ago, joins the likes of up and coming star Beau Hossler, 21, in a brave bid to make it to Oakmont in Pittsburgh for the second major of the year from June 16-19. 

Players will play 36 holes at 10 sites across the US with Guiney paired Edward Loar and amateur Levi Valdez at the Houston venue.

Lake Merced Golf Club & The Olympic Club (Ocean Course) Daly City, Calif

100 players for 6 spots including Maverick McNealy and Gunn Yang.

Timuquana Country Club, Jacksonville, Fla.

63 players for TBD spots including Chris DiMarco, Sam Horsfield, Chase Koepka, Nick O’Hern, Ian Poulter and Vijay Singh

Ansley Golf Club (Settindown Creek Course), Roswell, Ga

39 players for 3 spots including Luke Schniederjans, Oliver Schniederjans.

Woodmont Country Club (North Course), Rockville, Md.; 

55 players for TBD spots including Woody Austin, Guy Boros (son of two-time U.S. Open champion Julius Boros

Canoe Brook Country Club (North & South Courses) Summit, N.J.; 

98 golfers for 6 spots including Sean Crocker and two-time US Open winner Lee Janzen

Wedgewood Golf and Country Club & Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club, Powell, Ohio; 

103 players for TBD spots including Stuart Appleby, Aaron Baddeley, Ricky Barnes, Alex Cejka, K.J. Choi, Stewart Cink, Ben Curtis, Bryson DeChambeau, Luke Donald, Jason Gore, Russell Henley, Jason Kokrak, Davis Love III, Jamie Lovemark, Hunter Mahan, Billy Mayfair, George McNeill, Kyle Reifers, Patrick Rodgers, Scottie Scheffler, John Senden and Camilo Villegas.

Springfield Country Club Springfield, Ohio; 

59 players for 4 spots including Zac Blair, Graham DeLaet and Tony Finau, 

Germantown Country Club & Ridgeway Country Club, Memphis, Tenn.

121 golfers for TBD spots including Robert Allenby, Hunter Haas, Brian Harman, J.J. Henry, Trevor Immelman, Fredrik Jacobson, Jordan Niebrugge, Sam Saunders, Robby Shelton, Steve Stricker, Michael Thompson, David Toms, D.J. Trahan and Casey Wittenberg.

Lakeside Country Club, Houston, Texas

51 players for 3 spots including John Daniel Guiney, James Driscoll, Cody Gribble, Beau Hossler and Kevin Tway

Royal Oaks Country Club, Vancouver, Wash.; 

54 players for 3 spots including Sulman Raza,