A 15-year-old with a cool name just qualified for the U.S. Open

This kid is a boss. Take note of his custom Ping clubs and his verbal commitment to the University of Texas. Impressive.

For The Win

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Cole Hammer is 15-years-old, has a cool name, and is really good at golf. What more could you ask for?

He’s already verbally committed to play golf for the University of Texas after he graduates in 2018, and the Hammer showed his power once again on Monday, when he shot 64-68 during sectional qualifying in Dallas to nail-down a spot in the 2015 U.S. Open.

Hammer smashed a handful of PGA Tour golfers in the process, and told the Dallas Morning News that he was ready to put the hammer down (I’m reading between the lines) on the rest of the field next week:

“This means the world to me,” Hammer said. “I’ve dreamed about it my whole life. It’s going to be awesome.”

With a growth spurt over the last 10 months, Hammer has added 4 inches and 15 pounds — to 5-9, 125.

The distance increase helped him stay with playing partners…

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