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Reiter skipping classes, getting schooled at CareerBuilder

Charlie Reiter is skipping classes at Palm Desert High to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge. He's still getting schooled, too, by the likes of Jon Rahm.

The 18-year-old Reiter, the first amateur to receive a sponsor exemption in tournament history, recently hooked up with Rahm at nearby Big Horn.

"It was definitely eye-opening," Reiter said. "We played like 12 holes together and I think he had, maybe, a one-putt almost every single hole. He made like six straight birdies. It just showed me how good you have to be in certain areas of your game to be on the tour and be a top-level golfer."

Rahm, at No. 3 in the world, is the top-ranked player in...