Kiwi McCall misses US Amateur cut
Kiwi golfer Vaughan McCall has failed to make the cut at the US Amateur Golf Championship in Massachusetts this morning (NZ time).
McCall endured a frustrating time of it during his second strokeplay round at the testing Charles River Country Club course.
He fired a six-over 76 to slip back into a tie for 183rd with a 11 over total of 151. McCall started the day tied for 152nd, after carding a five-over 75 during the opening strokeplay round at the 6626m The Country Club course.
Only the top 64 players from the 312 field advance onto the matchplay rounds of the championship.
McCall got off to a poor start today, bogeying the first three holes. He produced a birdie on the par four 493 yard fifth hole, but found himself three over after his opening nine holes.
McCall struggled during the back nine, bogeying three holes to fall back further on the leaderboard.
To qualify for the US Amateur, McCall raced home with a five-under back nine to make one of just four qualifying spots out of a field of 300 in Texas.
Leaders Neil Raymond from England, and Brady Watt from Australia are tied in first place on six under 134.
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