Withdrawals from 2014 U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National

US Senior Open 2014 - Oak Tree National - USGADarrell Kestner Withdraws from 2014 U.S. Senior Open

Thursday, July 10

WITHDRAWAL: Darrell Kestner, Glen Cove, N.Y.

DARRELL KESTNER has withdrawn from the 2014 U.S. Senior Open Championship on Thursday, July 10, after he was treated for a heat-related issue during his opening round at Oak Tree National.

Kestner, who was competing in his third Senior Open and first since 2008, had completed his opening 14 holes of the first round and was 8 over par before having to withdraw.

Kestner, who was playing with Jeff Coston and amateur Craig Steinberg, started at 2 p.m. from the 10th tee.

 

Kiyoshi Murota Withdraws from 2014 U.S. Senior Open

Thursday, July 10

WITHDRAWAL: Kiyoshi Murota, Japan

KIYOSHI MUROTA has withdrawn from the 2014 U.S. Senior Open Championship on Thursday, July 10, because of a back injury.

Murota, who was fully exempt as one of the top-two finishers on the 2013 Japan Seniors Tour, shot a 7-over-par 78 in the first round of the U.S. Senior Open before withdrawing.

Murota, who was playing in his fourth Senior Open, was scheduled to tee off at 2:03 p.m. CDT  in Friday’s second round from the first tee with Bill Glasson and Tom Byrum.

 

USGA logoJay Haas Withdraws from 2014 U.S. Senior Open

Thursday, July 10

WITHDRAWAL: Jay Haas, Greenville, S.C.

JAY HAAS has withdrawn from the 2014 U.S. Senior Open Championship on Thursday, July 10, because of a back injury.

Haas, who has played in 10 U.S. Senior Opens and recorded five top-10 finishes, was fully exempt and will be replaced by Fred Hanover, of San Marcos, Calif., the first alternate from the Vista, Calif., sectional qualifying site.

Hanover, who will compete in his first Senior Open, shot 72 at Vista Valley Country Club on June 23.

NOTE – First-round play was delayed, starting at 7:36 a.m., due to weather and lasted one hour and 17 minutes. Afternoon starting times were delayed by one hour.

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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