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Sixteen qualify overseas for U.S. Open

Updated: May 25, 2009, 9:14 PM ET
Associated Press

TADWORTH, England -- Peter Hanson earned a trip to the U.S. Open by making a hole-in-one on the second playoff hole at Sunningdale to grab the 11th and final spot in a European qualifier Monday.

At the U.S. Open qualifier in Japan, 17-year-old Ryo Ishikawa failed to get one of the five spots.

Seven players who finished at 139 in Europe competed for five spots in the playoff. Jose-Manuel Lara, Jean-Francois Lucquin, Johan Edfors and Francesco Molinari all made birdie on the first extra ...

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