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Simon Khan rebounds from Wentworth disappointment to sit 1 shot off pace in US Open qualifying


England's Simon Khan in action during round four on day four of the PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club, in Virginia Water, England, Sunday May 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Adam Davy, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES (The Associated Press)

Simon Khan bounced back from losing the BMW PGA Championship in a playoff by shooting a 5-under 67 on Monday in the first of two qualifying rounds for the U.S. Open.

The Englishman, who lost a four-hole playoff to Matteo Manassero at Wentworth on Sunday, is among five players who are one stroke behind leader John Parry. Also shooting a 67 were Sweden's Peter Hedblom, Denmark's Morten Orum Madsen and Spain's Pablo Larrazabal.

Former European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal boosted hopes of a first U.S. Open appearance in five years by shooting a 68.

There are 12 places available for the June 12-16 tournament at Merion Golf Club. The second round is later Monday.