89th West Virginia Open sees final six qualify at Bel Meadow Golf Club
The Last Chance Qualifier for the 89th West Virginia Open Championship took place Thursday at Bel Meadow Golf Club in Mt. Clare. A field of 41 golfers started the day hoping to obtain one of six final spots leading to the final field of the West Virginia Open which will take place at Stonewall Resort later this month.
Earning Medalist Honors was Brian Bailey of Bridgeport who finished with four birdies on his way to a three under par 69.
Other qualifiers were:
Alex Louk of Bridgeport, (E) 72;
Stephen McDavid of Scott Depot, (+1) 73;
Jeff McGraw of Princeton, (+1) 73;
Arabinda Behura of Huntington, (+2) 74; and
Tad Tomblin of Alum Creek, (+3) 75.
The WVOPEN Championship has a rich 88-year history. Legendary professional golfer Sam Snead holds the record for the most WV OPEN victories at 17. The defending champion is 12-time winner David Bradshaw. The WV OPEN features the best amateur and professional golfers in West Virginia, competing for over $30,000 in prizes.