Teen Hossler back at U.S. Open

Updated: June 8, 2012, 7:43 PM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

At the 2009 U.S. Amateur at Southern Hills, 14-year-old Beau Hossler was the smallest player in the field and the youngest ever to qualify for the championship. At 5-foot-3 and 125 pounds, the Mission Viejo, Calif., native had to lay up on six of the par 4s at the Cedar Ridge Country Club, the other Tulsa-area course used for the stroke-play portion of the championship. On the par 5s, he was hitting 4-irons for his third shots and on some of the long par 3s, he had to use a driver.

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