Patrick Cantlay made his first start in a U.S. Open last June at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., and he was just one of three amateurs to make the cut. He posted rounds of 70 and 72 in the third and fourth rounds and won the low am medal. He shot a 30 on the back nine, and that the best back nine score in the tournament. He finsihed in a tie for 21st with a 284, the third-lowest score posted by an amateur in Open history
TEXT BY DAMIAN DOTTORE, THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER; PHOTO BY DAVID CANNON/GETTY IMAGES
On Tuesday in Cromwell, Conn., Patrick Cantlay announced that he was turning professional, bringing an end to an impressive amateur career which has earned him a spot in the World Golf Hall of Fame for the Servite grad.
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