Staying amateur

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Bronson Burgoon’s message was clear – he wants to make the U.S. Walker Cup team later this year.

“That’s why I’m not turning pro, “ said the recent Texas A&M graduate. “I hope Coach (Buddy Mariucci) knows that.”

Burgoon said he intends to play the Southern Amateur, U.S. Amateur and Western Amateur this summer.

A strong showing at the U.S. Open probably won’t hurt his cause either.

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