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It is often the finest of margins that differentiate the good from the great. Leandro Barbosa Suns Jersey . For a while, it looked as though Ariya Jutanugarn was headed for the former.But after becoming the first golfer from Thailand -- male or female -- to win a major championship, it seems as though there is nothing stopping her from eventually evolving into a master of the game.Born to parents who own a golf pro shop in Bangkok, Jutanugarn picked up the sport when she was only 5 and started to raise eyebrows when she broke Michelle Wies record as the youngest player to qualify for an LPGA Tour event.That happened in 2007 when she qualified for the Honda LPGA Thailand at the age of 11 years, 11 months and two days. Her mark stood until Lucy Li played her way into the 2014 U.S. Womens Open.From then on, it seemed only a matter of time before Jutanugarn would crack the big time, especially given her aggressive and bold approach.She went on to win the U.S. Girls Junior Championship in 2011 and was a two-time American Junior Golf Association Player of the Year, but the first real resistance to her rise came in 2013 due to a shoulder injury brought about by a freak accident.Following surgery, Jutanugarn embarked on the long road to recovery, but she then approached her next hurdle in the form of a disappointing 2015, where she missed the cut at ten consecutive tournaments.The turning point looked to have arrived at the first major of 2016, when she held a two-stroke lead with three holes remaining at the ANA Inspiration, only for a stunning collapse that saw her close with successive bogeys and ultimately finish fourth.Still only 20 at the time, and with the possibility of yet another futile year ahead, she could have buckled under the pressure.But Jutanugarn is made of sterner stuff.Just three weeks after that meltdown, she landed her first LPGA Tour title when she won the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.A fortnight later, she won the Kingsmill Championship and, immediately after, another triumph arrived in the form of the LPGA Volvik Championship. That made her the first player in LPGA history to win her first three titles in consecutive starts.With no more doubts hanging over her, Jutanugarn then claimed the biggest prize of her career thus far, producing four rounds of consistent and composed golf to win the Ricoh Womens British Open by three strokes.The victory capped off a stunning turnaround in fortunes, but it appears that the secret to her success was little more than a mind trick.In several interviews, Jutanugarn has said that she now focuses on being happy even before she hits a shot and is more in control of her emotions.Being destined for a sport from a young age is one thing, but learning to love it is another.Since that major triumph, Jutanugarn, now 21, claimed the Canadian Pacific Womens Open and finished the year ranked No. 2 in the world while topping the money list with over US$2.5 million in winnings.She will head into 2017 brimming with belief and confidence.Only time will tell what she ultimately achieves in her career, although there can be no denying that Jutanugarn has taken the correct direction after approaching a fork in the road -- and is now on the path to greatness. Dan Majerle Suns Jersey . 8 Kansas to a 64-63 win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night. The freshman from Vaughan, Ont. Devin Booker Jersey . Andrew Luck lost his favourite target and the Indianapolis locker room lost one of its most revered leaders when Reggie Wayne was diagnosed Monday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that will cost him the rest of the season. http://www.officialsunsfanstore.com/customized/ .com) - The game was all punts and field goals before Kodi Whitfields catch. MADISON, Wis. -- While injuries have sapped No. 7 Wisconsin of key players, the losses have barely slowed down the Badgers defense.The Badgers (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) have persevered through the adversity, ranking fifth in the FBS in scoring defense (13.8 points per game) and 11th in total defense (302.8 yards).Were a group thats confident in ourselves and controlling what we can control, safety Leo Musso said. Thats been the (plan) this year, a lot of guys going down with injuries, but the next mans been stepping in and we havent been missing a beat, which is good.Wisconsin has lost starting inside linebackers Chris Orr and Jack Cichy for the season to injuries. Starting nose tackle Olive Sagapolu will miss his fourth straight game Saturday when the Badgers host Illinois (3-6, 2-4).Yet with the toughest part of the schedule behind Wisconsin, coach Paul Chryst isnt worried about the Badgers taking anything for granted the rest of the season.Thats what I like from this group. They do a nice job of locking in on the task of the week. Theyre a group thats smart, he said.We all know the seasons a journney and you want to enjoy that and embrace that, and at the end of the year you earn the right to get whatever it is that you get. Shaquille ONeal Suns Jersey. For the Badgers, that includes the opportunity to win the Big Ten West with victories against the Illini, Purdue and Minnesota.T.J. Edwards, who replaced Orr earlier in the season, said it will continue to be business as usual for the Badgers no matter who is in the lineup. Ryan Connelly and Leon Jacobs have helped to replace Cichy.Whoever the backups are, theyre next-man-up ready, said Edwards, who ranks second on the team with 56 tackles. Theyre always locked in, mentally ready in practice. When Connelly and Leon got their chance to step up, they did with ease because they were ready.Game notes Besides Sagapolu (right arm), only two other players were on the Badgers injury report. OL Jacob Maxwell and FB Austin Ramesh are both questionable with right shoulder injuries.---More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org ' ' ' 
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