SAN DIEGO – Xander Schauffele was born in La Jolla, played much of his high school golf with Torrey Pines and celebrated Tiger Woods’ historic putt on the 72nd hole at the 2008 US Open from the gallery, but that Layout by the sea wasn’t exactly that.A friendly home for the 27-year-old.
In five starts at the Farmers Insurance Open, he missed the cut four times with a tie for the 25th time in 2019, the high point of his professional career at Torrey Pines.
« I am aware that Torrey Pines was not a place that was too friendly for me, even though I love to play here, » said Schauffele.
Schauffele will be two looks this year throw at Torrey Pines. The US Open is slated to return to the South Course in June. The added intensity of a big championship could change his perspective and fate at Torrey Pines.
« I think when things get tough and difficult I like to buckle up and put my head down to get to work do, « he said. “Maybe I need to keep that mindset here for this week instead of just being relaxed here in my hometown and treating you like it’s a US Open. Maybe I have to think about it. “
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