U.S. Open sectionals: Former Oregon national title hero qualifies in Portland

Here is a recap of the U.S. Open sectional qualifier in Portland, Ore. For complete coverage of all U.S. Open sectionals, click here.

Portland, Oregon

Portland GC, Par 71

Four spots available


MEDALIST: An Aussie cruises in the top spot, as Lucas Herbert goes 66-64 to finish with a three-shot win at 12 under.

Herbert made eight birdies in his 5-under morning round, and his afternoon 18 included two eagles. The 22-year-old turned pro in 2015 and has mainly played on the PGA Tour of Australasia. Monday’s result is his opening first-place finish as a pro, as his highest showing in an event on any tour is a second at the PGA Tour of Australasia’s NSW Open Championship in 2017.

The Aussie has dabbled more in European Tour events this season, with six starts that have netted a pair of thirds. He also finished T-49 last week on the Mackenzie Tour. But he’s never played

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