Former British Open champion Justin Leonard led a host of big-name players who fought their way through qualifying tournaments for the U.S. Open on Monday. With 10 sectional sites throughout the country, little-known competitors and former champions alike battled for the chance to qualify for the June 12-15 tournament at the Pinehurst No. 2 course in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The 41-year-old Leonard, who won the 1997 British Open, finished in a three-way tie for the top spot with a 36-hole total of five-under 137 at the Brookside Golf and Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. "It will be fun playing in Pinehurst; Click here to read full news..