ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA -- Rising junior Julian Suri shot 69-71=140 (-4) over the last two days to finish second in a U.S. Amateur Public Links qualifier at St. John's Golf & Country Club in St. Augustine, Fla. Suri advances to compete in the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Ore. (June 27 - July 2).
The U.S. Amateur Public Links was first contested in 1922 as a way to give public course players an opportunity to compete for a national championship. It is open to amateur golfers who are bona fide public course players and hold a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 4.4.
Suri also reached the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship in 2009. He fired a 138 at St. John's Golf & Country Club two years ago to tie for medalist honors and advance.