Vera will make his first U.S. Open start after being added to the all-exempt field on Aug. 23 by virtue of being No. 79 in the Official World Golf Ranking. A journeyman who has bounced around several tours in Europe, Vera announced himself to the world with his performance in the 2020 PGA Championship at Harding Park. He wound up tying for 43rd after being in contention through 36 holes. He also tied for 16th in the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park. Five of his seven worldwide victories have come on the Alps Tour. He also won the 2007 Apulia San Domenico Grand Final on the European Challenge Tour.
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