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Masters Tournament

A chance to break through at Sea Island

Kevin Chappell is playing his 143rd event on the PGA Tour and looking for his first win.

Kevin Kisner is 0 for 109.

Both were in position to pick up their first victory going into the weekend in the RSM Classic at Sea Island. But their position is not as similar as it looks on paper.

Chappell has had a couple of close calls — runner-up finishes in the 2013 Memorial and 2011 Texas Open — but otherwise has been a steady performer in his five previous years on the PGA Tour. He has yet to make it to the Tour Championship.

Kisner is getting used to being in the hunt. He lost in playoffs this year to Jim Furyk at Hilton Head, to Rickie Fowler at The...