Olympic hopeful Yuta Ikeda earned medalist honors at a U.S. Open sectional qualifier in Japan that saw four players punch their tickets to Oakmont Country Club.
The USGA announced Tuesday that two-time champion Retief Goosen has received a special exemption into next month's U.S. Open.
Oakmont Country Club is often viewed as the most difficult course in the U.S. Open rotation. After seeing the course for the first time, it's a notion that Jordan Spieth seems ready to support.
The USGA received 9,877 entries for this year's U.S. Open at Oakmont.