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Niemann: I started playing a lot of soccer in school, but I also played golf.
But I’m always trying to go day by day, and get better every time. 1 is everyone’s goal, but as long as you’re trying to strive for it and get better, that basically will take care of everything else.
We were pretty for sure inside [the cut line], then I chipped it into the water on a par 5. [Laughs] Is it a disappointment when the sponsor exemptions don’t work out the way you want? Obviously, [without status] your starts are limited on the PGA Tour. I don’t know about Cameron, but for me it was great having the Tour as a consistent place to play. It’s huge knowing you have a place to play for a year, to develop as a player coming out of college.
You’re trying to not think about it, but you know you have to perform in five to seven starts, whereas other guys are playing 30-35 events.
Niemann, Burns and Champ are among those on the brink of Tour success — and all the changes that come with it.
It’s why we’ve brought them together at a low-key, off-season Tour stop in this sun-soaked resort town: To chart their journey to this moment. And, of course, to find out who’s got the badder pickup truck.