For BYU golfers Rhett Rasmussen and Peter Kuest, there's still a chance to make the match play portion of the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship at Pebble Beach, California.
The world No 27 and New Zealand's top-ranked amateur won his round of 64 match 3 and 2 against American Jacob Bergeron at Pebble Beach on Thursday (NZT), after he qualified as top seed in a massive field of 312 golfers. DiLsio gave it his all, carding four birdies at Pebble Beach, but ultimately succumbed to the fast-moving greens, lengthy layout and intimidating collection of bunkers en route to a second round 77 (6-over).
Joining Hillier in the 64-strong match play draw are Gold Coast-based Dylan Perry, New South Welshman Blake Windred and Victorian Zach Murray.
At press time, Goldenring was 4-over par in his round after 15 holes at the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Thornberry told Golfweek that he is planning to play second stage of Web.com Tour Q-School this November.
William Gordon of Davidson, N.C., had a 70, also at Spyglass Hill and was alone at 139 after 36 holes.
They'll be divided into six foursomes and start the playoff at 7:30 a.m. on the par-3 17th at Pebble Beach, where Tom Watson chipped in during the 1982 U.S. Open and went on to win.
The runner-up will receive an invitation to play in the Masters and US Open.
The champion will receive an automatic invitation to play in all of next year's Majors - except the PGA Championship.
Those two then played the par-5 18th and Bergeron won that hole with a bogey as Kuest found the water and then missed two makeable putts to finish with an eight.
Thomas Lehman, son of Tom Lehman, son of 1996 British Open Championship victor, also missed the cut at 163, following an 81 at Spyglass Hill.