Todd Sinnott – on his way to the US open – photo Japan Golf Tour

Victorian Todd Sinnott, currently ranked 415 in the world, has earned a start at the 2022 US Open, after finishing as one of the three to qualify via Final Qualifying for the event in Japan.

34 players attempted to gain one of the three spots available over 36 holes and Sinnott gained his start after a playoff to determine his place at the Country Club at Brookline in Massachusetts, having finished in a share of third place with two others.

Sinnott joins fellow Australians Cameron Smith, Marc Leishman, Adam Scott, Lucas Herbert and Min Woo Lee as the Australians currently  amongst the 79 players players already with a start in the event which begins on June 16th.

Further places in the field are available through Final Stage Qualifying in the US which takes place on June 6th.

Sinnott is currently playing the Asian Tour but was in Japan for a recent event co sanctioned between the Japan and Asian Tours which he led early. He took advantage of the opportunity while there to compete in qualifying for his first major championship start.

Sinnott won earlier in the year when successful in one of the PGA Tour of Australasia’s TPS events.