Jackson One Step Away From U.S. Open Berth

DENTON, Texas (5/20/08) North Texas men’s head golf coach Jim Bob Jackson fired the low round at Lakeside Country Club in Houston to advance to the sectional qualifying in his quest of playing in the 2008 U.S. Open.

Jackson shot a 3-under par 69 to post the lowest round of the day in the local qualifier.  

“It was a tough field but I made some shots that I needed to and I’m very excited about moving onto the sectional qualifier,” said Jackson.

He advances to the sectional qualifier next week in Columbus, Ohio.  Jackson needs to be among the top 20 at the sectional qualifier to advance to the U.S. Open. The 2008 U.S. Open is on June 12-15 at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California.



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