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Making the cut

Handling adversity is how 17-year-old Scottie Scheffler reached the weekend

Updated: May 16, 2014, 8:29 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- There was no wild celebration on the 18th hole Friday afternoon when 17-year-old Scottie Scheffler tapped in for par to make the cut at the HP Byron Nelson Championship.

His dad smiled. His friends went crazy. But there was no triumphant fist pump from Scheffler, a senior at Highland Park High School in Dallas.

Making the weekend in his very first PGA Tour event is quite the achievement. He shot 68 on Friday to finish at 1-under par through ...

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