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In other qualifiers:

_ In Ball Ground, Ga., Michael Kim atoned for Cal’s failure to win the NCAA title by earning a spot in the U.S. Open.

Kim might have had the longest trip to get to Merion next week for the second major championship. Cal ended its dream season by losing in the NCAA semifinals on Saturday. Kim was in Ohio on Sunday to receive the Jack Nicklaus Award as the top Division I player _ presented by Nicklaus himself _ and then he returned to Georgia for qualifying. He had rounds of 67-66 at Hawk’s Ridge in Ball Ground, Ga. to tie for medalist honors and earn one of three spots.

_ In Springfield, Ohio, Brian Stuard earned one of two spots with rounds of 65-64 to win medalist honors by six shots. It will be his first major championship.

_ In New York, 18-year-old Gavin Hall birdied his last four holes to get into his first U.S. Open. He shared medalist honors with Jesse Smith in getting one of four spots. The fourth and final spot went to Jim Herman, who has Richard Sterne to thank for that. Sterne, eligible through his world ranking, withdrew from the U.S. Open, so the USGA awarded an extra spot to the New York qualifier.

_ In Rockville, Md., the qualifiers included Russell Knox of Scotland, Mathew Goggin of Australia and Adam Hadwin of Canada. It did not include Sam Saunders, the grandson of Arnold Palmer, who bogeyed his last hole. Golf Channel reported that he missed a tap-in early in this round, and Saunders wound up losing out on the last spot in a playoff. That went to Matt Bettencourt.

_ In Dallas, 19-year-old Jordan Spieth can add the U.S. Open to his burgeoning schedule. He ran off three late birdies and shared medalist honors with Edward Loar and Matt Weibring. The fourth spot featured a 2-for-1 playoff between PGA Tour winner Palmer and Fischer.

_ In Washington state, Wil Collins and Cheng-Tsung Pan earned the two spots. Casey Martin, the golf coach at Oregon, opened with a 77 and tied for 21st.

_ In St. Louis, 54-year-old Jay Don Blake was the medalist. Blake wasn’t even going to play until he received a letter in the mail earlier this year that he was exempt into the second stage. He figured he might as well give it a try.

_ At Newport Beach, Calif., Max Homa made it two Golden Bears in the U.S. Open. He joined fellow amateur Cory McElyea in getting the two spots in a playoff. Among the other five who qualified was Roger Tambellini and Bio Kim.

_ In Bradenton, Fla., amateur Kevin Phelan was medalist. The qualifier was stopped by rain for about 90 minutes, and the playoff for the final spot was to resume Tuesday.