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At the end of regulation on Sunday afternoon at The Memorial, there were two players left standing at 15-under, Will McGirt and Jon Curran, who are relative unknowns to the average fan and both searching for their first victory on the PGA Tour. Right behind them were two big-hitting stars, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy, but they were unable to catch the two players who had taken very different paths than they took en route to the big leagues.

Maybe a DJ-Rory playoff would have been more appealing to the masses, but seriously, who doesn’t love a pair of Cinderella stories facing off in extra holes at Muirfield Village, the course that tournament host Jack Nicklaus built? (I’m a sucker for the underdog, though.)

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If you’ve paid any attention to the telecast of the Northern Trust Open, you may have noticed Keegan Bradley (along with a number of other players including Rickie Fowler and Chris Kirk) Sharpie’d a “PC” on his hat. It’s a tribute to Peter Curran — the father of Bradley’s roommate Jon Curran — who lost his battle to cancer earlier this week.

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