Ellis heads to U.S. Open


Live Oak, Gavilan grad John Ellis qualifies for U.S. Open
Local professional golfer John Ellis will be playing in this year’s U.S. Open, which will be be held June 12-15 at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.

A graduate of Live Oak High School and Gavilan College before attending the University of Oregon, Ellis has seen his play improve dramatically in the last year. Ellis recently won back-to-back events on the Canadian Tour.

He gained entry to the U.S. Open by shooting a 4-under-par 140 over two rounds Monday at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City.

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