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Reigning U.S. Amateur champion announces pro debut

After Tyler Strafaci plays for U.S. in Walker Cup matches next month, he will make his professional debut at AT&T Byron Nelson

Announced: By Tyler Strafaci, the reigning U.S. Amateur champion, his intentions to turn professional this spring and make his pro debut at the PGA Tour’s AT&T Byron Nelson Championship on May 13-16 in McKinney, Texas. Strafaci, 22, of Davie, Fla., won the 2020 U.S. Amateur title, becoming the second consecutive Georgia Tech golfer to win the national championship, after former teammate Andy Ogletree in 2019. Strafaci will play for the U.S. in the Walker Cup matches against Great Britain and Ireland’s top amateurs on May 8-9 at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla. Strafaci has not made a cut in five starts on the PGA Tour, most recently after rounds of 80 and 81 at the Masters. He also is scheduled to play the Charles Schwab Challenge, Memorial and U.S. Open in the coming months.

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