Adam Scott scrapes into US Open to keep streak of playing in 68-straight majors alive as Shane Lowry also seals berth in qualifying event
- Adam Scott secures US Open spot through qualifying event in Columbus, Ohio
- Ireland’s Shane Lowry shared top spot with Im Sung-jae to reach the US Open
- Scott finished the 36-hole event six-under to seal his place with a shot to spare
- He has played in every major since the 2001 British Open, a 17-year streak
Ireland’s Shane Lowry and former world No 1 Adam Scott were among the players to book their places in next week’s US Open via sectional qualifying on Monday.
Lowry, who finished second at Oakmont in 2016 after taking a four-shot lead into the final round, shared top spot in Columbus, Ohio with South Korea’s Sungjae Im after the pair completed 36 holes in nine under par.
Former US PGA champion Keegan Bradley was a shot behind to also seal his spot at Shinnecock Hills, with India’s Shubhankar Sharma and Scott also securing one of the 14 places on offer.
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