"Back in those days, being able to read papers from small towns that colleges were located in was a competitive advantage," he told the gambling website Covers.
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"[Friday], with an hour left of play, I was at plus-5. I was struggling to make the cut. I felt I could go out and give a good run today," he said. "A little bit of aggressive play paid off today and got me back for the tournament."
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