Morikawa, who completed his eilgibility at the University of California-Berkeley last month, will make his U.S. Open debut after shooting 5-under 137 in the Columbus, Ohio, sectional qualifier at Brookside Golf & Country Club and Scioto Country Club. He turned professional after tying for sixth in the NCAAs, and made his debut in the RBC Canadian Open. Morikawa enjoyed a decorated career at Cal, where he won the 2019 Pacific-12 Conference title and was named Golfweek magazine's Player of the Year for the 2017-18 season. Posted a 4-0-0 record in the USA's 19-7 victory over Great Britain and Ireland in the 2017 Walker Cup Match at The Los Angeles Country Club. Morikawa is Cal's only four-time All-American and only three-time first-team All-American. He set the school's single-season scoring average mark as a junior (68.68), and he was a finalist for the 2019 Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson and Jack Nicklaus awards.
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