Golf: Donald sneaks into US Open via a playoff

Luke Donald during the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Photo / Getty Images
Luke Donald during the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Photo / Getty Images

Former world No.1 Luke Donald has survived two extra holes in a playoff to earn a spot in the US Open.

The Englishman who has been eligible for every US Open since 2005, made two pars in the six-man playoff in the Ohio qualifier that featured the strongest field.

The others advancing were Patrick Rodgers, Jason Allred, Richard Schembechler II and Texas Longhorns sophomore Scottie Scheffler.

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