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Matthew Wolff surged into contention on Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship, but his previous round might not have filled him with much confidence.

The world No. 54 has endured a tough stretch of golf recently, including a recent missed cut at the Masters. A recent practice round probably didn’t fill the 23-year-old with much confidence either.

“I played my home course like four days ago and I lost every golf ball I had in my bag,” Wolff told reporters. “I really didn’t come here expecting to play well.”

However, his first round certainly bucked his recent trend, as he shot a five-under-par 65. While that is impressive in itself, Wolff did it without seeing the back nine of the golf course before playing it in the tournament.

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“I think sometimes I play courses better when I don’t see them just because it frees me up,” he continued. “When you know a course too much, you know where the trouble is and stuff and you might get a little guide-y.”

It certainly worked too, as Wolff played the back nine in four-under, without making a bogey. And, yes, without losing any balls.





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