ECU alum qualifies for U.S. Open


ECU graduate and 2012 Conference USA Player of the Year Harold Varner III of Gastonia, N.C. qualified for the 2013 U.S. Open as an alternate from the sectional qualifier in Rockville, Md.

Varner set state records as the first African American to win both the North Carolina Amateur at Greensboro and two months later, the Match Play Championship in Bermuda Run.


Read a Spring 2012 East magazine profile of Varner.