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Holt Tops Utah Open Qualifiers with 66
Jacob Holt, who just turned professional, shot a 66 at Soldier Hollow to earn medalist honors in the qualifying round for the Siegfried and Jensen Utah Open that begins Thursday at Riverside Country Club. Holt had seven birdies and his only bogey came on the final hole.
There were 32 qualifying spots available for a field of more than 130 players. The cut came at even par 72 with eight players in a sudden death playoff for two spots. The eight involved in the playoff were Alexander Theodore, Nathan Page, Justin Mortensen, Chase Barnes, Zach Pritchard, Taeksoo Kim, Kyle Chappell, and Drew Scott.
The playoff had not concluded when this story was posted.
The top qualifying scores were as follows:
66- Jacob Holt
68- Kurt Watkins, Scott Smith, Darrin Overson, Mason Casper
69- Jordan Cimino, Justin Snelling, Grant Doverspike
Complete scoreboard and results are posted here: http://utpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/utpga14/event/utpga149/contest/1/leaderboard.htm