The grandson of 1960 U.S. Open champion and Hall of Famer Arnold Palmer earned his third U.S. Open start by shooting 9-under 133 in the Columbus, Ohio, sectional conducted at Brookside Golf & Country Club and Scioto Country Club. Saunders' mother, Amy, is Palmer's daughter. Saunders was raised in Orlando, Fla., and played his college golf at Clemson University. He turned professional in 2009 before his senior season.
|2019||Pebble Beach Golf Links||72-75||+5||MC|
|2011||Congressional Country Club||74-75||+7||MC|