The former University of Illinois standout will compete in his third U.S. Open after navigating local qualifying in Barrington, Ill., and sectional qualifying in Springfield, Ohio. Hardy shared medalist honors in sectional qualifying with a 6-under total of 134. He turned professional last year after completing his eligibility at Illinois. He tied for 55th in the 2017 John Deere Classic as an amateur. He won the 2016 Illinois State Amateur and the 2017 NCAA West Lafayette (Ind.) Regional, becoming just the fourth Illini golfer to win a regional. He closed his college career by winning the 2018 Big Ten title.
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