Paducah, KY native Josh Rhodes lit up the back 9 at The Legends Country Club with a 5-under 31 to close out a 4-under 67 and earn medalist honors in Monday’s U.S. Open Local Qualifying. After turning at 1-over par, Rhodes would birdie holes 12-15 and 18 to finish off the days low round.
Sam Migdal led a trio of golfers at 2-under 69 to earn the other 3 spots available. Migdal, coming off Sunday’s win at the Old Warson Cup, had a steady round of 4 birdies and 2 bogeys for his 69.
A pair of University of Kansas golfers, Chase Hanna and Daniel Hudson, playing in the final two groupings respectively would also fire rounds of 69 to make it a clean cut of four qualifiers.
Robert Gaus and Mitchell Gregson were the only other golfers under par on the day at 1-under 70. Gregson would get the 1st Alternate by default when Gaus did not show for the playoff.
The four qualifiers will move on to the 36-hole Sectional Qualifying round on Monday June 5 at one of 10 Sectional sites around the country.
For all of Monday’s scores visit the 2017 U.S. Open Local Qualifying webpage by clicking here.