Interview: Bensalem’s Chris Crawford Competing In US Open

Christopher Crawford hits a bunker shot on the 2nd hole during the practice round at the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, Calif. on Monday, June 14, 2021. (Chris Keane/USGA). Used with permission.

WBCB’s Rick Rickman interviews professional golfer and Bensalem native Chris Crawford, who will be competing at Torrey Pines.

Bensalem native Chris Crawford will be playing in the U.S. Open in San Diego Thursday for the first time as a professional golfer.

Crawford attended Holy Ghost Prep, the private Catholic college prep school in Cornwell Heights. He went on to Drexel for college and graduated in 2017.

Now 27 years old, he hit five under par on 36 holes at Woodmont Country Club in Maryland to qualify for the Open.

Crawford previously qualified as an amateur for the U.S. Open in 2016 and 2017. He also won the Patterson Cup at Malvern in 2015.

The US Open starts June 17 at Torrey Pines in San Diego. Crawford is one of more than 150 players competing for $12,500,000. He will start on the back nine with a tee time set for 5:45 p.m. EST.