Golf Notes

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

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.