Qualified for his second U.S. Open by shooting 7-under 137 at Hawks Ridge Golf Club to share medalist honors in the Ball Ground, Ga., sectional. Registered his third career Web.com Tour victory on the eve of the 2017 U.S. Open, edging fellow U.S. Open qualifier Ted Potter Jr. by two strokes in the Rust-Oleum Championship. It was his second Web.com Tour win of 2017, as he captured the weather-shortened BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by Synnex Corporation. In 2016, he opened the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae with a 58 en route to winning his first title on the circuit. The German-born Jaeger came to the U.S. as an exchange student in 2006 and attended the Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tenn., where he was teammates with 2011 USA Walker Cup competitor and 2017 U.S. Open qualifier Harrison English. He then moved on to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he was a teammate of 2012 U.S. Amateur champion Steven Fox. Advanced to the Round of 32 in the 2011 U.S. Amateur at Erin Hills, losing to John Peterson, 1 down.