American Uihlein inches away from European Tour’s first 59 (Reuters)

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(Reuters) – American Peter Uihlein went agonizingly close to posting the first 59 in European Tour history during the second round of the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland on Friday. The 24-year-old narrowly missed a 25-foot eagle putt on his last hole at Kingsbarns, one of three courses being used at the pro-am event, and had to settle for a 12-under-par 60 and a 13-under tally of 131. “I gave it a go, hit a good putt,” he told reporters after sprinting to within two strokes of tournament leader Tom Lewis of Britain. …

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