BYU Alum Peter Kuest Ties For Fourth Place At Rocket Mortgage Classic
Jul 2, 2023, 12:55 PM | Updated: Jul 3, 2023, 4:42 pm
Peter Kuest ties for 4th place at Rocket Mortgage Classic
The Rocket Mortgage Classic was held at Detroit Golf Club in Michigan from June 29-July 2.
Kuest tied for fourth place at the event and finished three shots back on the leaderboard.
The Fresno, California native finished the Rocket Mortgage Classic with a score of 21 under par.
The BYU product opened the tournament by shooting a round of 64 on June 29. Kuest followed up the impressive start with a score of 70 in his second round. The golfer’s weekend began with a score of 65 before he closed out the event with a round of 68 on Sunday.
He needs a two-way T4 or better to secure Special Temporary Membership on TOUR. pic.twitter.com/fknGSHCeeT
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 2, 2023
Kuest’s final round featured five birdies and one bogey.
Prior to his career on the PGA Tour, Kuest played golf at BYU from 2016-20. Kuest won the Utah Open in 2020.
200 yards ➡️ 4 feet
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 1, 2023
Rocket Mortgage Classic Leaderboard
1. Rickie Fowler (-24) *winner via playoff
T2. Collin Morikawa (-24)
T2. Adam Hadwin (-24)
T4. Taylor Moore (-21)
T4. Peter Kuest (-21)
T4. Lucas Glover (-21)
7. Adam Schenk (-20)
8. Justin Lower (-19)
— Rocket Mortgage Classic (@RocketClassic) July 2, 2023
The purse for the 2023 Rocket Mortgage Classic was $8.8 million.
Other local golfers at Rocker Mortgage Classic
After winning the Rocket Mortgage Classic in 2022, Utah’s Tony Finau missed the cut at this year’s tournament. Finau posted scores of 72 and 71 to open the event.
Like Finau, former BYU standout Zac Blair missed the cut at the 2023 Rocket Mortgage Classic. Blair had rounds of 74 and 72 to start the tournament. Blair was coming off a top-five finish at the Travelers Championship.
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