Alex Cejka of Germany will put his U.S. Open experience to good use after finishing tied 60th in the year’s second Major championship on Sunday. It was Cejka’s seventh appearance in the U.S. Open and he enjoyed a strong opening two rounds of 73 and 71 but stumbled during the weekend when he returned with a 77 and 76 for a 17-over-par 297 total at Pinehurst.
Black Mountain sponsored player Alex Cejka of Germany had a day to forget when he signed for a disappointing seven-over-par 77 to slip to a share of 57th place at the US. Open on Saturday.
After rounds of 73 and 71, Cejka continued to struggle at the demanding Pinehurst No. 2 when he marked his card with eight bogeys.
Asian Tour star Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand will be on red alert at the U.S. Open when he fired an opening three-over-par 73 to take a share of 68th place on Thursday. Thongchai, who holds an unprecedented three Asian Tour Order of Merit crowns, mixed his card with two birdies against five bogeys at Pinehurst, where Martin Kaymer of Germany leads on a 65.
Asian Tour legend Thongchai Jaidee steps into his fourth U.S. Open appearance this week eager to stamp his mark on the Major stage. Thongchai made his Major debut at the U.S. Open in 2001, the same year he became Asia’s number one for the first time.