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High Noon Highlights (7/8): Matthew Wolff’s life changing win

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Matthew Wolff’s gets first PGA win:

Matthew Wolff’s life was changed on Sunday when he won the 3M Open. Golf Digest wrote about the win and what it means to Wolff.

Matthew Wolff didn’t even arrive at a bend. He just barreled through it. Straight to a victory.

As the world’s top amateur and coming off a six-win collegiate season that included the NCAA individual title, Wolff had the makings of a player to be reckoned with someday on the professional circuit. In just his third start as a professional and fourth start in a PGA Tour event, he already has become that guy. With remarkable poise that belied his age, Wolff drilled a 26-foot, gut-check eagle on the 72nd hole at TPC Twin Cities to outduel fellow All-American standout Collin Morikawa and World No. 8 Bryson DeChambeau, and capture the inaugural 3M Open.

At the age of 20 years, 2 months, 23 days, Wolff is the youngest tour winner since Jordan Spieth, who was not yet 20 when he won the 2013 John Deere Classic. Wolff joined Ben Crenshaw and Tiger Woods as the only men to win the NCAA individual title and a tour event in the same year.

“It still hasn’t settled in. It’s just a dream come true. It’s life-changing,” said Wolff, who is among four men to win in the third-fewest tour starts. {Golf Digest}

The Wolff Wiggle music video:

This needs no explanation...just behold.

Sean Gleeson bonding with Oklahoma State quarterbacks:

The new offensive coordinator is getting to know his quarterbacks this offseason.

“Occasionally the NCAA allows us to have a meal with the guys. I like to get them together,” Gleeson said. “It’s good to get them in that setting and have some down time with them and show them a different part of your life other than the meeting room and film room.”

This is particularly important for an offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach who has been on the job five months. If Gleeson, OSU’s 34-year-old play-caller, can get Spencer Sanders, Dru Brown and Brendan Costello comfortable with him, it might be easier for Sanders, Brown and Costello to get comfortable with his system, his tutoring.

That being said, it’s the meeting and film rooms that are paramount. Cowboy fans are more interested in Sanders’ absorption of Gleeson’s offense, not his digestion of Gleeson’s barbecue. Or Brown’s absorption, seeing as how Gleeson maintains it’s still a two-player race for the starting job while freshman Costello gains college seasoning. {Tulsa World}

Around the Big 12:

Jared Butler interview

West Virginia position group in the Big 12

Song of the Day:

You know we’re a part of the #wolffpack