Vandeventer, Pettitt Advance to U.S. Open Sectionals

Tennessee junior Jay Vandeventer and former Vols golfer Philip Pettitt shot matching 7-under-par 65s Wednesday to lead the field in U.S. Open local qualifying at Knoxville's Holston Hills Country Club.

Pettitt started on No. 10 and shot 35-30--65 over the 7,082-yard layout, while Vandeventer started on No. 1 and played bogey-free to a 32-33--65 scorecard. Those two individuals are among five who advanced from Holston Hills to sectional qualifying at a date and site to be determined.

Read the local recap here by the Knoxville News Sentinel's John Shearer.

This year's U.S. Open takes place June 14-17 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.

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