Foster City’s Dalan Refioglu misses cut again at U.S. Amateur 

click to enlarge Dalan Refioglu of Foster City missed the cut at the U.S. Amateur at the Atlanta Athetlic Club after a second-round 2-over-par 73 Tuesday.
  • Dalan Refioglu of Foster City missed the cut at the U.S. Amateur at the Atlanta Athetlic Club after a second-round 2-over-par 73 Tuesday.

JOHNS CREEK, GA. -- Dalan Refioglu of Foster City shot a second-round 2-over-par 73 Tuesday, but missed the cut at the U.S. Amateur at the Atlanta Athetlic Club.

Refioglu, who shot a 74 in Monday's first round on the par-72 Riverside Course before playing the par-71 Highlands Course on Tuesday, missed finishing in the top 64 by two shots. There were 17 players who matched the cut mark of 145 and will compete in a playoff today for one of the 64 match-play spots. Match play begins today after the playoff.

A former St. Mary's College athlete, Refioglu played in the U.S. Amateur last year, following up a first-round 71 with a second-round 77 to also miss the cut.

Refioglu said this was expected to be his final amateur tournament before turning pro.

Lee McCoy of Clarkesville, Ga., and Taylor Moore of Edmond, Okla., shared medalist honors with a two-round total of 135.

Moore, a junior at the University of Arkansas, birdied four of his last five holes to shoot a 69 on the Highlands Course. McCoy, a junior at Georgia, overcame a double-bogey with a stretch of five birdies in seven holes for a 68.

"I've been playing well coming in, so I just wanted to stay patient out there and give myself some opportunities and I did that," Moore said. "I wasn't as sharp as I was yesterday, but held it together and stayed patient and finished good today."

Cheng-Tsung Pan, Jimmy Beck, Sam Burns, Jonathan Garrick and Will Zalatoris were at 5-under 138.

"It's unbelievable. I couldn't be happier," McCoy said. "Well, I guess I could be. I'd like to be holding the trophy at the end of the week. It's great to be a high seed going into the weekend, but you know the main goal is still in check. Still trying to get that trophy."

Burns, an 18-year-old high school senior from Shreveport, La., shot a 66, the day's low round, on the Riverside Course. He had seven birdies and one bogey.

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