Asian quartet to feature at U.S. Open

India’s Anirban Lahiri, K.T. Kim of South Korea and the Thai duo of Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Thongchai Jaidee have booked their places at next month's U.S. Open.

The quartet qualified for the second major of the year as they were ranked inside the top 60 when the Official World Golf Rankings were updated on Monday.

Lahiri will be featuring in his second U.S. Open after missing the cut on his debut last year, while Kim has not played in the major since 2012, but did finish in a tie for 30th in 2011. 

Jaidee will be looking to put up a strong performance at Oakmont Country Club as he has missed the cut at the U.S. Open for the last three years. 

Aphibarnrat meanwhile will be making his U.S. Open debut and will be looking to draw inspiration from his superb maiden performance at the Masters, where he finished in a tie for 15th. 

Three other golfers from the Asian Tour – Australia’s Marcus Fraser and the South Korean pair of Soomin Lee and Jeunghun Wang – will also be able to qualify for the event should they break into the top 60 on the Official World Golf Rankings by June 13. 

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