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Union (NJ) Suburban Golf Club head professional Mark McCormick of Middletown, New Jersey earned medalist honors after a solid 4-under 67, highlighted by five birdies on the back nine, was one of four players Wednesday at Bonnie Briar Country Club in Larchmont, New York to advance through USGA Sectional Qualifying for the 2017 U.S. Senior Open Championship.

Amateur Daniel Russo of Hagaman, New York fired a 2-under 69, MGA Senior Open champion Jim McGovern of Oradell, New Jersey shot a 1-under 70, and amateur George Zahringer III of New York, New York made par of the second playoff hole of a five-for-one playoff to earn the last spot.

Today’s qualifiers advanced to the 2017 U.S. Senior Open Championship (June 29-July 2) at Salem Country Club in Peabody, Massachusetts. The final field for the championship will be comprised of 156 golfers who will play 72 holes of stroke play with a cut to low 60 and ties following the completion of the second round.

The event was open for entry to any professional and amateur golfer who is 50 years of age who owned a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 3.4.

Jerry Courville, Jr., of Stratford, Connecticut and amateur Brian Brown of Lindenhurst, New York earned first and second alternate sports respectively.

144 players competed at Bonnie Briar CC , which played to a par 71 at 6,294 yards.

2017 U.S. Senior Open Championship – SQR- Larchmont

Bonnie Briar Country Club – Larchmont, New York

  Mark McCormick, Middletown, N.J. – 35-32–67

(a) Daniel Russo, Hagaman, N.Y. – 32-37–69

  Jim McGovern, Oradell, N.J. – 36-34–70

(a) George Zahringer, New York, N.Y. – 33-38–71*

The following players failed to qualify:

  Jerry Courville, Statford, Conn. – 36-35–71* (1st Alternate)

(a) Brian Brown, Lindenhurst, N.Y. – 32-39–71* (2nd Alternate)

  Stephen McNally, England – 35-36–71

(a) Brian Watts, West Point, N.Y. – 33-38–71

(a) Peter Van Ingen, New York, N.Y. – 36-36–72

  Scott Hawkins, Glen Head, N.Y. – 34-38–72

  Fran Marrello, Plymouth, Conn. – 37-36–73

(a) Kevin Vandenberg, Syracuse, N.Y. – 36-37–73

  Sonny Skinner, Sylvester, Ga. – 37-36–73

(a) David Mooradian, Troy, N.Y. – 37-36–73

(a) Dennis Lynch, Smithtown, N.Y. – 38-36–74

(a) Morten Gotterup, Little Silver, N.J. – 36-38–74

  Rick Leal, West Springfield, Mass. – 36-38–74

  Jack Druga, Southampton, N.Y. – 36-38–74

  Mike Gilmore, Mamaroneck, N.Y. – 41-33–74

(a) David Jones, Norwich, Conn. – 34-40–74

  David Young, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. – 37-37–74

(a) Mark McGowan, North Bergen, N.J. – 35-39–74

(a) John Ervasti, Brooklyn, N.Y. – 40-35–75

(a) Ned Zachar, Bedford, N.Y. – 36-39–75

(a) Don Enga, Queens Village, N.Y. – 37-38–75

  Mike Diffley, Pelham Manor, N.Y. – 34-41–75

  James McCann, New Rochelle, N.Y. – 37-38–75

  Bob Mucha, Southwick, Mass. – 36-39–75

  Jean Laforce, Canada – 37-38–75

  Carl Pelletier, Canada – 39-36–75

(a) Patrick Pierson, Nyack, N.Y. – 38-38–76

(a) Andrew Kaskel, Chappaqua, N.Y. – 38-38–76

(a) Roderick McRae III, Watchung, N.J. – 39-37–76

(a) John Olsen, Kinnelon, N.J. – 38-38–76

(a) Edward Bugniazet, Harrison , N.Y. – 38-38–76

(a) Lawrence Kopp, Montclair, N.J. – 42-34–76

  Jeff Warne, Sag Harbor, N.Y. – 38-38–76

  Peter Serafimoff, New Symrna Bch, Fla. – 40-36–76

  Kevin Syring, Park Ridge, N.J. – 35-41–76

  Kirk Hanefeld, South Hamilton, Mass. – 38-38–76

  Charles Blanchard, Warwick, R.I. – 38-38–76

  Mike Caporale, Manhasset, N.Y. – 37-39–76

  Richard Durocher, Princeton, Mass. – 34-42–76

(a) Bill Hermanson, East Lyme, Conn. – 39-37–76

(a) Brian Light, Sudbury, Mass. – 39-37–76

  Dan Wilkins, Laconia, N.H. – 41-35–76

  Bart McCarthy, Springfield, Mass. – 39-37–76

(a) Adam Kugler, Closter, N.J. – 34-43–77

(a) Bart Weissman, Stamford, Conn. – 39-38–77

  Greg Baker, Booonton, N.J. – 38-39–77

  Marcus Maith, England – 39-38–77

  William Rowland, Bethel, Conn. – 37-40–77

  Gregory Hurd, Manhasset, N.Y. – 38-39–77

  Bill Van Orman, Jericho, N.Y. – 38-39–77

  Bill King, Wall, N.J. – 38-39–77

(a) Tom Yellin, New York, N.Y. – 38-40–78

(a) David Zeid, Redding, Conn. – 35-43–78

(a) David Mattana, Great Neck, N.Y. – 41-37–78

(a) Geoff Schneider, Wilton, Conn. – 41-37–78

  Byung Jun, Wayne, N.J. – 41-37–78

  Mark Farrell, Westport, Conn. – 40-38–78

  Sam Wiley, Darien, Conn. – 40-38–78

(a) Jonny Doppelt, Great Neck, N.Y. – 38-40–78

  Shawn Baker, Hicksville, N.Y. – 38-40–78

(a) Jim Romaniello, Stamford, Conn. – 38-40–78

  Michel Fortier, Canada – 37-41–78

  Peter Procops, Lawrence, N.Y. – 42-36–78

  Jason Proctor, England – 38-41–79

  Darrell Kestner, Glen Cove, N.Y. – 39-40–79

  Carl Alexander, Bedford, N.Y. – 40-39–79

  Nelson Long, Bedford, N.Y. – 36-43–79

(a) Mark McCormick, Hanover, Mass. – 40-39–79

  Thomas Sutter, New York, N.Y. – 41-38–79

(a) Anthony Fioretti, Sparta, N.J. – 38-42–80

(a) Jay Sessa, Garden City, N.Y. – 38-42–80

(a) Anders Johncke, Ridgefield, Conn. – 37-43–80

  Charlie Bolling, Glen Cove, N.Y. – 38-42–80

  Bobby Heins, White Plains, N.Y. – 38-42–80

(a) Gary Bendert, Endwell, N.Y. – 38-42–80

  Daniel Tzivanis, Greenwich, Conn. – 40-40–80

(a) Robert Riefberg, Melville, N.Y. – 41-40–81

  John Sanges, West Sayville, N.Y. – 41-40–81

(a) Scotty George, New York, N.Y. – 43-39–82

(a) Jeffrey Miller, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. – 42-40–82

(a) Marc Coleman, Syosset, N.Y. – 40-42–82

  R J Ziats, East Norwich, N.Y. – 42-40–82

(a) Raymond Martino, Naugatuck, Conn. – 42-40–82

(a) Joseph Coulson, Coopersburg, Pa. – 40-42–82

  George Goich, Newburyport, Mass. – 42-40–82

(a) Brian Secia, Nantucket, Mass. – 37-45–82

  Donald Stenberg, Mendham, N.J. – 42-40–82

(a) Robert Reinert, Maspeth, N.Y. – 41-42–83

(a) Paul Heffernan, Wellesley, Mass. – 39-44–83

(a) Matthew Corrigan, Neponsit, N.Y. – 41-43–84

(a) Michael Birmingham, Flushing, N.Y. – 41-43–84

(a) Michael Guli, Lebanon, N.J. – 41-43–84

(a) Robert Colucci, Stamford, Conn. – 43-41–84

(a) Joseph Collins, White Plains, N.Y. – 41-43–84

(a) Parker Weil, Ridgewood, N.J. – 39-45–84

(a) Jose Ramos, Puerto Rico – 42-42–84

(a) Ronald Vannelli, Edison, N.J. – 41-44–85

(a) Ray Underwood, Washington, Conn. – 42-43–85

  Joseph Eadie, Longmeadow, Mass. – 47-38–85

(a) Michael Broas, Walden, N.Y. – 40-46–86

(a) Ken Ferriter, Ramsey, N.J. – 43-43–86

  Garrett Murphy, Old Greenwich, N.Y. – 40-46–86

(a) Dan Ireland, Wynantskill, N.Y. – 43-43–86

(a) Adam Kominsky, Tenafly, N.J. – 40-47–87

  Wayne Oreilly, Old Bridge, N.J. – 45-42–87

(a) Troy David, Muttontown, NY – New Y – 43-45–88

(a) Louis Rinaldi, Ossining, N.Y. – 46-42–88

(a) Brian Higgins, New York City, N.Y. – 43-45–88

(a) Timothy Ormsby, Merrick, N.Y. – 43-46–89

  Joseph Ambrose, Greentown, Pa. – 43-46–89

  Kosuke Tanaka, Japan – 45-45–90

(a) John Mendrysa, Niskayuna, N.Y. – 45-46–91

(a) Jon Groveman, Weston, Conn. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Tom Fox, New Canaan, Conn. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Kenneth Bakst, New York, N.Y. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Jeff Putman, Westport, Conn. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Philip Mintz, New York, N.Y. – WD-WD–WD

(a) David Mckelvey, Rockvillve Centre, N.Y. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Dan Levinson, New York, N.Y. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Michael Troy, Greenwich, Conn. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Bill Snouffer, Sparta, New Jersey – WD-WD–WD

(a) Brian Krex, Bronxville, N.Y. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Matthew D Meyer, Pelham, New York – WD-WD–WD

(a) Roland Morris Jr Jr, Greenwich, Conn. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Edwin Badger, Peapack, N.J. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Mauro Pari, North Weymouth, Mass. – DQ-DQ–DQ

(a) Paul Thrasher, Carmel, N.Y. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Antonio Attanasio, Surprise, Ariz. – WD-WD–WD

(a) David Szewczul, Farmington, Conn. – WD-WD–WD

(a) Allen Chase, Clinton, Mass. – WD-WD–WD

  Dennis Murphy, Feeding Hills, Mass. – WD-WD–WD

  John Elliott, Atlantis, Fla. – WD-WD–WD

  Kevin Giancola, Canton, Conn. – WD-WD–WD

  Sean Clancey, Springfield, Mass. – WD-WD–WD

  Daniel Santerre, Canada – WD-WD–WD

  Jeff Lollo, Bayville, N.Y. – WD-WD–WD

  Emeka Okafor, Bronx, N.Y. – WD-WD–WD

  Tim Edwards, Trumbull, Conn. – WD-WD–WD

  ED Kirby, Wakefield, R.I. – WD-WD–WD

  James Beadle, Morris Plains, N.J. – WD-WD–WD

* Spot determined in a playoff

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