U.S. Open: Fitzpatrick makes weekend cut
PINEHURST, N.C. (June 13, 2014) --
Alabama star Cory Whitsett fired a 1-under 69
Friday but it wasn't enough to sneak him
cut line at the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst
Whitsett missed the 5-over 145 cut by just a
leaving reigning U.S. Amateur champion
Fitzpatrick as the only amateur golfer to make
cut at the U.S. Open.
Fitzpatrick shot 1-over 71 on Thursday and
over 73 on Friday to finish the first two days
event at 144 and two shots under the cut line
heading into the weekend.
Fitzpatrick, of course, also won low amateurs
British Open last year before being named to
Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team.
one semester at Northwestern University,
left the school to focus on his game full-time.
intends to turn professional after this
and recently took a Top 25 at the RBC
Harbour Town on Hilton Head Island.
Vanderbilt's Hunter Stewart and Illinois star
Campbell also finished at 146 and just outside
Stanford's Cameron Wilson, who won the
Championship earlier this month, shot an even
70 in Round 2 but it wasn't enough to get him
the cut line after a tough opening-round 78.
2014 U.S. OPEN AMATEUR SCORES:
Matthew Fitzpatrick 71-73--144
Hunter Stewart 75-71-
Brian Campbell 76-70-
Maverick McNealy 74-
Robby Shelton 78-75-
Brandon McIver 82-73-
Will Grimmer 77-80-
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