Peter Kuest.

BYU golfer Peter Kuest was as one of the two players to advance past the first hole of a 24-man playoff at the U.S. Amateur Wednesday morning, but his hopes of making it to match play were quashed on the second hole with a shot into the ocean at the Pebble Beach 18th hole.

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Both Kuest and Rhett Rasmussen, who will both be juniors on the Cougars' golf team this fall, were among the 24 players who had tied for 64th place at 4-over-par 147 and were involved in an unusual playoff for the final spot.

Only Kuest and LSU golfer Jacob Bergeron were able to make birdies at the par-3 17th hole with Kuest sinking a testy 10-foot putt and Bergeron a 5-footer.

The two went to the par-5 18th hole, where Kuest found trouble with his second shot from 206 yards, which hooked into the water. He eventually made a triple bogey, while Bergeron advanced with a bogey-6.