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The Next Great American Golfer?

A long list of golfers have been tabbed to succeed Tiger Woods as the next great American star. They haven't all worked out

Patrick Cantlay

Patrick Cantlay

Athletes often get criticized for turning pro too early. Not this guy. Cantlay made his pro debut at the 2012 Travelers Championship, one year after firing a second-round 60 as an amateur in the same tournament. In eight PGA Tour events as an amateur, Cantlay made seven cuts and picked up four top 25s. Expect a lot more where that came from.
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