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Heck yeah: Teenage American golfer shines in 2nd major test

When 16-year-old Rachel Heck finally hits the professional golf tour, the current world No. 2, Ariya Jutanugarn, plans to give her a lot of respect.

American high schooler Heck made a big impression Sunday completing the Evian Championship — her second major — in a fun grouping with the Jutanugarn sisters, two-time major winner Ariya and 13th-ranked Moriya.

"She surprised me," Ariya Jutanugarn told The Associated Press. "Hit the ball really pretty well, unbelievable getting up and down."

Heck justified her wild-card entry in France first by making the cut, just as she did in her majors debut at the 2017 U.S. Women's Open.

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