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Matthew Wolff is on quite a roll in Las Vegas, moves into contention again at Shriners Children’s Open

Matthew Wolff is on quite a roll in Las Vegas, moves into contention again at Shriners Children’s Open

LAS VEGAS – Matthew Wolff didn’t know.

Now he’s not sure he wanted to know.

“I hope you didn’t jinx me,” Wolff said.

Wolff shot his 10th consecutive round in the 60s at TPC Summerlin in the Shriners Children’s Open in Friday’s second round and moved into contention for the second consecutive year.

Wolff, 22, who won the 2019 3M Open in his third professional start, shot 67-69-68-65 in his debut in 2020 to tie for 18th. Last year, he shot 68-66-61-66 and lost in a playoff to Martin Laird. This year, he’s posted 64-67 to move to 11 under and stands two shots behind Sam Burns through 36 holes.

“I feel like I really like this course. I like the way it sets up. Everything feels really good in my game right now and hopefully I don’t break that streak this year,” Wolff said. “I’m just really happy with where my game’s at.”

He likes where his head’s at, too.

Wolff has openly discussed his mental-health struggles the past six months which have hurt him on and off the golf course and forced him to take some time off. But a small sampling of why he said he’s doing better on the mental side came on his 12th hole in the second round – at the par-4 third…

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