Some pretty big names survived golf's longest day on Monday and have punched their tickets to the U.S. Open at Merion next week.
Hundreds of golfers were competing for 55+ spots on Monday at 11 locations around the country. Here are a few of the bigger names that emerged from the madness to qualify for the 2013 U.S. Open:
The craziest story to emerge thus far is the Ryan Palmer-
The low scores of the day belonged to
The highest score of the day was a 90-83 bloodbath from Austin Amaya at Big Canyon Country Club and Newport Beach Country Club in Newport Beach, Calif. Needless to say, he did not qualify.