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Beginner Dunlap (T-3) in new territory at AmEx

There hasn’t been a lot of a studying curve this week for Nick Dunlap.

The highest-ranked faculty participant as a sophomore at Alabama, Dunlap polished off a bogey-free 65 Friday on the American Categorical to take a seat simply two pictures off the lead, and in a tie for third, heading into the weekend.

“It’s a cool spot to be in,” Dunlap stated afterward.

And it’s a marked distinction from his earlier three appearances in a professional occasion, with the reigning U.S. Beginner champion lacking the reduce every time.

However PGA West gained’t ever be mistaken for a U.S. Open check.

By way of two rounds Dunlap is at 15-under 129. The projected reduce line after two rounds is 8 underneath.

“I’m nonetheless attempting to study as a lot as I can,” Dunlap stated, “and the way a few of these golf programs are completely different from faculty, however they’re nonetheless related. Taking part in in entrance of crowds, I’ve loved it. So I’m going to stay to what I’ve been doing, and that’s simply give myself as many birdie possibilities as attainable.”

The AmEx is the primary of two consecutive Tour begins for Dunlap, who’s gearing up for the spring faculty season with the Crimson Tide and his Masters debut in April.

Dunlap is exhibiting that he can maintain his personal in opposition to the world’s finest; he’s hit 15 greens in regulation every of the primary two rounds, dropped only a single shot, and has wanted not more than 27 putts to date.

“I’ve been taking part in some good golf not too long ago, and simply tried to remain in that very same mindset,” he stated. “It’s going to be type of a shootout, it looks as if, so pedal to the steel and attempt to make some putts.”



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