One might say that Justin Thompson, director of golf at The Wanderers Club in Wellington, made the most of his home-course advantage to move within one step of qualifying for the U.S. Open set for June 13-16.
Now the rest is up to him: Make it through Monday’s 36-hole sectional qualifier at the Ritz-Carlton Members Club in Bradenton to achieve his dream of playing in the Open at Merion Golf Club outside Philadelphia, a 10-minute drive from where he grew up.
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