30 Jan '18, 10pm

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That was the only time they crossed paths in junior golf. Their friendship began when Clinard left the University of Central Florida to become the head coach at Auburn. His star player, who’d just been named a second-team All-American as a freshman, followed him. While Barber represented in the United States in the 2011 Walker Cup, Gilmer was an occasional starter for the Tigers. “Cory was the guy who came to work all the time. He never complained. He always kept working and busted his tail,” Clinard said. “I have a lot of admiration for guys who don’t play much but they come to practice and workouts and are totally into it, not just going through the motions. He’d do whatever you told him to.” For proof, Clinard recalled the final round of the Hootie at Bulls Bay, a college tournament hosted by Darius Rucker. Gilmer was playing well, and a top-10 finish would secure him a...

Full article: https://www.pgatour.com/news/2018/01/30/blayne-barber-cor...

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