Amateur Luke Miller is right in the mix at the Pennsylvania Open
(PA Golf Photo)
PRESTO, PA (August 9, 2016) -- Future Northwestern Wildcat Luke Miller, will begin the final round of the 100th Pennsylvania Open 6-under and two-strokes behind leader, professional Robert Rohanna who is 8-under.
Playing at The Club at Nevillewood, Miller has combined rounds of 68-70 so far. On Tuesday, Miller birdied six holes but also gave back a stroke on four different occasions during his 2-under round. The birdies came on holes 3, 7, 11, 12, 14 and 15.
Five other amateurs will begin the final round within five-strokes of the lead. The group includes Thomas Steve (-4), JD Hughes (-4), Jimmy Ellis (-3), Mitchell Mercer (-3) and Sean Knapp (-3).
Following the completion of the second round a cut was made and everyone 2-over or better made it to the final round.
Miller will join leader Robert Rohanna and Corey McAlarney (-7) in the final group set to tee off at 9:40 a.m. EST.
ROUND ONE RECAP
Amateurs Derek Evans and Luke Miller both opened with 4-under 68's and share second at the Pennsylvania Open. Professional Cole Wilcox leads the field at 5-under.
Evans began his round with a birdie on the first hole and after a birdie on the 6th and an eagle on the par-5 7th was 4-under. From there Evans played even-par golf with two birdies and two bogeys.
Future Northwestern Wildcat Luke Miller completed his first stroll around The Club at Nevillewood in bogey-free fashion. Miller twice birdied back-to-back holes; 6 and 7, 15 and 16.
Three other amateurs are in currently in the top-10; Benjamin Cody, Javon Trout and Brett Rinker.
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