Ryan Moore Withdraws from 2017 U.S. Open Championship
Media Notes

RYAN MOORE, of Las Vegas, Nev., has withdrawn from the 2017 U.S. Open Championship on Thursday, June 8 because of an injury.

Moore, who was fully exempt and has competed in 10 U.S. Opens, will be replaced in the field by Michael Putnam, of University Place, Wash., the first alternate from the Columbus, Ohio sectional qualifying site.

Putnam, a 34-year-old, shot 70-66--136 at Brookside Golf & Country Club and The Lakes Golf & Country Club on June 5. He is playing in his fifth U.S. Open.


Contact(s): Pete Kowalski (pkowalski@usga.org; cell-908-216-8435) and Brian DePasquale (bdepasquale@usga.org; cell-908-655-8395)