ASU duo advance in US Public Links Championship

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Tuesday July 14, 2009

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Nick Taylor of Canada earned the top seed
in qualifying at the at the U.S. Amateur Public Links.

Taylor, who was the low amateur at last month's U.S. Open, shot a 1-under 70 on Tuesday and o maintained first place in qualifying on the Jimmie Austin Golf Course on the University of Oklahoma campus. He shot a 66 in the first round of stroke-play.

Both Augusta State golf coach Josh Gregory and current Jags golfer Mitch Krywulycz advanced through stroke play at the US Public Links Championships. Jordon Johnstun of Evans did not make the cut..

Defending champion Jack Newman of Des Moines, Iowa, missed the cut by one stroke after finishing at 8-over 150. He competed in the John Deere Classic over the weekend, then drove through the night to make it to Oklahoma for the first round of qualifying Monday.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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