Former Wichita State golfer and Cheney native Zac Potter missed the cut Friday in his PGA Tour debut.
Playing in the second round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Potter shot a 1-over-par 73 at TPC of Louisiana to finish two rounds at 3-over 147. The projected cut of the top 60 scores and ties at mid-afternoon was 4-under.
Potter experienced the good and bad in his second PGA Tour round. He was 1-under for the round through five holes Friday when he hit his 150-yard approach to the fifth green within 10 feet and made the birdie putt. But a double bogey on the sixth hole took him back to 1 over before he birdied the par-3 ninth hole with a tee shot to nine feet of the hole.
Potter, 28, was steady on the back nine, picking up a birdie on the 492-yard No. 12 by hitting his approach shot three feet from the cup.
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After five straight pars, Potter was on No. 18 and a par away from his first under-par round on the tour. But he hit his tee shot into the water that runs along the right side of the hole. He finished with a double-bogey 7 and a 1-over back side.
Potter, who turned pro in 2011 after playing at WSU from 2005-09, is a regular member of the Adams Tour and the SwingThought.com Tour. He qualified for the Zurich Classic by winning the Monday qualifier with a 5-under 67.