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US Open’s leading amateur has no problem missing graduation

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brandon Wu is scheduled to graduate from Stanford on Sunday, but he has other plans: attempting to finish as the low amateur in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. The 22-year-old from Scarsdale, who just completed his senior season on the NCAA-champion Stanford golf team, continues to be the low amateur among the four remaining in the field after shooting an even-par 71 Saturday to stand at 2-under for the tournament, nine shots behind leader Gary Woodland. “All throughout the spring we knew Sunday of the U.S. Open was going to be graduation,’’ Wu said. “So it became more of a realization when I qualified in Ohio [that] if I make the cut I’ll probably miss graduation. This is a pretty cool experience, ...
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