The grandson of 1935 U.S. Amateur Public Links champion Frank Strafaci survived a 6-for-1 playoff to garner the final qualifying spot from the Jupiter, Fla., sectional at The Bear's Club. Strafaci posted a 36-hole total of 3-under 141. Strafaci made a 10-foot par putt on the second extra playoff to edge Nathan Stamey. Strafaci is a rising junior at Georgia Tech. His mother, Jill, played collegiately at the University of Florida and worked in the front office of the Miami Dolphins under former owner Joe Robbie. Posted a 71.30 stroke average in his sophomore season, which included a pair of top-10 finishes in 10 events.
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