Shasta Averyhardt is headed home after two rounds at the U.S. Women’s Open. The professional golfer and former Jackson State University student, missed the cut in her first major championship, shooting 26-over-par 85-83—168 at Oakmont Country Club. That left Averyhardt in 153rd place.
The cut was 10-over 152.
In the second round, the former Grand Blanc High All-Stater made one birdie, seven bogeys and three double-bogeys. Her lone birdie was at the par-5 ninth hole.
Averyardt struggled on the greens in both rounds, taking 35 putts in the second round after needing 38 in the first. In the second round, she hit seven of 14 fairways in regulation and seven of 18 greens.
Averyhardt, a four-time Southwestern Athletic Conference champion (2004-2008), qualified for the Open on May 19 at Plantation Bay Country Club in Florida.
“Qualifying for the Open is one of the biggest goals that I set for myself,” Averyhardt said in a statement released by JSU.
Averyhardt turned professional in 2009 and has been playing on the Duramed FUTURES Tour, the LPGA’s developmental tour.