Six more Coloradans, plus former University of Colorado golfer Justin Bardgett, qualified for next week's CoBank Colorado Open on Thursday at Legacy Ridge Golf Course in Westminster.
In the third of the four qualifiers for the Open, Coloradans advancing were Jason Holley of Englewood and Ethan Castle of Denver (co-medalists with Bardgett and Texan Cole Howard at 5-under-par 66), Trevor McKune of Littleton (68), Cameron Freeman of Fort Collins (69), Jacob Lestishen of Lone Tree (69) and Blake Mitchell of Loveland (70). Mitchell and Keith Greene of Debary, Fla., prevailed in a four-man playoff for the final two Open berths.
In all, 14 players qualified for the $250,000 Open, which runs July 20-23 at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in northeast Denver.
In addition to the aforementioned, punching their tickets were Brent Grant of Honolulu (67), Patrick Wilson of Andover, N.J. (67), Ty Capps of Palm Coast, Fla. (68), Jeffrey Evanier of Weston, Conn. (68) and Ryan McCormick of Middletown, N.J. (69).
The final Colorado Open qualifier will be held on Monday, also at Legacy Ridge.
For scores from Thursday's qualifier, CLICK HERE.