Old Chatham Golf Club, host of the U.S. Senior Amateur championship in August, has a Durham address but is among top 25 corporate taxpayers in Chatham County.
Fifth Annual Sports Radio Golf Open takes place June 18 at River Ridge Golf Club, Raleigh, benefiting Helene Foundation with shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $99 plus fees at eventbrite.com.
Duke was one of three Tar Heel sites for local qualifying for the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach June 13-16. Duke had 84 golfers scheduled for 18 holes with top 5 advancing. Others were River Landing in Wallace and Pinewild, Magnolia Course, at Pinehurst. Some 8,602 golfers were competing for 500 spots. Local qualifying was April 29-May 18, with sectionals May 20-June 3 (36 holes at 12 sites). Last year 21 players made it to The Open.