Qualified for his first U.S. Open by shooting 7-under 134 at Hawks Ridge Golf Club to share medalist honors in the Ball Ground, Ga., sectional with Stephan Jaeger. Just completed his junior season at Duke University, where he helped the Blue Devils win the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference title. Medalist at 2016 U.S. Amateur at Oakland Hills Country and advanced to the Round of 32 before losing to University of Illinois All-American Dylan Meyer, 4 and 3. Born in Rochester, N.Y., Smalley now resides in Wake Forest, N.C. He won the 2014 North Carolina Junior Boys Championship.