John Smoltz Qualifies for US Senior Open

the Hall of Fame pitcher finished 3rd in a qualifier at Planterra Ridge Golf Club

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Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz is making his name in the world of professional golf as he qualified for the U.S. Senior Open on Thursday by finishing third in a qualifier at Planterra Ridge Golf Club.

According to the Associated Press, Smoltz won a three-man playoff,  beating both Brian Tennyson and Brian Ferris in the playoff after shooting a 69.

Smoltz, 51, finished his career with a 213-155 record, 154 saves and a 3.33 ERA, was an eight-time All-Star, one-time Cy Young Award winner, one-time Rolaids Reliever of the Year, one-time Silver Slugger and a World Series champion.

The U.S. Senior Open officially kicks off at The Broadmoor-East Course in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on June 28th.