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Solid Start Gives Garrigus Hope He Can Turn Game Around

Solid Start Gives Garrigus Hope He Can Turn Game Around

CROMWELL — He hit an 8-iron from 183 yards to within 2 feet to set up a birdie on the fourth hole. The ball never left the flag, Robert Garrigus said, it was straight, it was flush. "I hadn't seen one of those in a long time," he said. On the par-3 fifth hole, Garrigus hit a 5-iron right at the flag within 15 feet. He barely missed the putt, but, man, it was starting to feel good. He hit a 3-wood on the par-5 sixth hole at TPC River Highlands to within 20 feet from 275 yards and ended up with a birdie. "I was rolling my putter great today, but it was those shots on consecutive holes that gave me a lot of confidence to keep burying it at the flag," Garrigus...

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