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College days proved invaluable on road to the pro ranks

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Martin Laird | 12:12 UK time, Sunday, 26 December 2010

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It is great to sit down and try to figure out my schedule for next year when I can already put a circle around all the majors! This is something that I've never been able to do before and is something I hope I can do for the rest of my career.

There's definitely a bold circle around the first week in April for The Masters. It's the only major that I've never played in and the one that I am most excited about.

I want to try and be as ready as possible for the majors and WGC events, since I have yet to put in a performance to be proud of in the top ranking tournaments and I'd love to get a taste of being around the lead in one of the big ones on a Sunday.

I'm sure once I've experienced that I'll want to be back there as often as possible, and I will be doing everything I can to make sure that happens.

Having taken my game to this stage, I thought it'd be a good time to reflect on how my career really got going out here in the US.

Crossing the pond to play college golf was something that always attracted me and getting to play competitive golf all year round was definitely a big lure.

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