John Elway will still be a part of the 2018 U.S. Senior Open . He just won't be playing alongside the likes of defending champion Kenny Perry.
The Broadmoor's notoriously knotty east course got the best of Elway in his Memorial Day attempt to qualify for the 39th Open championship, where he'll serve as the tournament's honorary chairman next month.
Playing Monday for one of two qualifying spots, Elway, who is a 1.4-handicap golfer, shot a 10-over 80 on a drizzly and cool afternoon on the dazzling but demanding course. That left him tied for 18th.
Elway acknowledged that pulling double duty at the Open next month was a pipe dream but cherished his round...