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Doug Rohrbaugh misses the cut at U.S. Senior Open

OMAHA, Neb. — Doug Rohrbaugh of Carbondale missed the cut at the U.S. Senior Open on Friday, finishing the first two days of the tournament at 9-over par following a score of 5-over 75 in the second round at the Omaha Country Club.

Rohrbaugh, the head professional at Ironbridge Golf Club in Glenwood Springs, was playing in the U.S. Senior open for the second consecutive year. He missed the cut by four strokes, finishing in a seven-way tie for 90th place in a group which included Tom Purtzer, a four-time winner on the Champions Tour.

Among the tournament competitors who just made the cut were Tom Kite, and Mark Calcavecchia, each of whom were in a group of nine players who finished at 5-over for the first two days. Michael Allen leads the field at 10-under 130, with Rocco Mediate next at 5-under.



Rohrbaugh, who finished at 4-over on Thursday, carded a 3-over on the first nine holes after bogeys on hole nos. 2 and 8, a double-bogey on the fifth hole and a birdie on the par-5 six hole. But after a birdie on the 13th hole made up for a bogey on the par-4 10th, a double-bogey on hole No. 15 proved too much to overcome.

The 51-year-old Rohrbaugh missed the cut at the 2012 U.S. Senior Open by three strokes. He finished the two rounds making par on 23 of the 36 holes he played and hitting 56 percent of the greens he played in regulation.


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