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Scots boy takes on the world

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Martin Laird | 14:58 UK time, Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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A question I get asked a lot over here is "how did a boy from Scotland end up living and playing golf in America?"

I should have a short answer by now, but I really don't. I'm happy with how it has all worked out, but it certainly was not planned in advance.

I always wanted to come over and try the US college golf route, but I had no idea when I came over as a 17-year-old that I wouldn't leave again for a while and would end up making Scottsdale, Arizona, my home away from home.

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