ROCHESTER, NY (September 15, 2017) – Clark and Eric Rustand of Tucson, AZ shot a 1-over 71 today on the East Course, after opening with 6-under 64 on the West Course at Oak Hill Country Club. They are now tied at 5-under with Jamie Miller and Billy Hanes. Miller and Hanes posted a “low round of the day” tying 67 on the East on top of a 2-under 68 on the West. (Mark Elgner and Craig Sinclair did the same, and stand 2 shots back at 3-under.)
After opening up on the West Course, the field moved over to the famed East Course for rounds two and three. The East Course has been the host site of three U.S. Opens, two U.S. Amateurs, three PGA Championships, and the Ryder Cup.
The 36-hole cut in the Championship Division fell at 3-over 143.
Rochester legend John Kircher and his partner Mike Jaros shot a fine round of 66 on the East Course; they are at 7-under for the tournament and hold a one shot lead over Mark Chylinski and Eric Mueller. The cut in the Senior Division also fell at 143.