Barnes (Stockton, Calif.) was the lone senior on the 1998-99 Wildcat golf roster and was a honorable mention All-Pac-10 Conference performer. He was second on the team in scoring average (74.13) and had two-top-10 outings on the year.
A former UA golfer, David Berganio, was another one of the five U.S. Open qualifiers from El Caballero Country Club, after he shot rounds of 67-73 (140). Another past Arizona golfer, Jeb Stuart was the top qualifier at the Thorntree Country Club in Dallas with rounds of 70-65, and he will play in the U.S. Open as well.
The U.S. Open washeld June 17-20, at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C.