Men's Golf |
June 13, 2012
CINCINNATI – Former University of Cincinnati men's golf player Jim Herman is set to compete at the U.S. Open Championship beginning Thursday at San Francisco’s Olympic Club.
The Cincinnati native qualified for the tournament June 4 at Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, N.J. Herman shot 2-under 68 in his first qualifying round on the South course. In the second round, he finished 3-under 69 to secure the second position behind amateur Cameron Wilson.
A member of the Nationwide Tour, Herman will be paired with William Lunde of Nevada and David Mathis of North Carolina. On Thursday, the trio begins at 12:56 p.m. PST on the first tee. They will tee off on Friday at 7 a.m. on the ninth tee.
Herman, who has been playing professional golf since 2000, also played in the 2010 U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach where he tied for 47th place.
Herman lettered in golf at UC from 1997-2000. He currently resides in Port St. Lucie, Fla.