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Sink or swim?

Have you ever wondered how well you would stack up against the best? This week some of golf’s greatest talent had the chance to test themselves at the Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass in Florida. Known as the home of the fifth major in golf, the course was bound to give the juniors one or two things to think about as the PGA Tour once again gave the American Junior Golf Tour the opportunity to invite their players to one of the greatest treats in junior golf – The Junior Players Championship at Sawgrass. The idea is to give the juniors a chance to experience exactly what a tour event is like. Well, perhaps the crowds were not quite there but pretty much everything else was. The pin positions, the firm greens, the first class treatment – everything was there – and I am hoping that apart from the wonderful experience, these kids come away with a good sense of what they need to work on.  The winner, Bobby Wyatt, made the three rounds at Sawgrass in 6 under which is pretty impressive. For England’s hopes, Chris Lloyd and Max Smith, things were a bit tougher even though they both carded decent finishes. But guys, if you look at what Stenson did there earlier this year, I have a feeling there might be a couple of things to work on. Which is great. This is only one of the best benchmarks you can ever find. The interesting thing now is how you deal with it.

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