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By Scott Nulph

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Former Wyoming golfer Hearn to play for Canada in the Olympics


August 5, 2016

COURTESY/ Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP

David Hearn watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round at the Canadian Open golf tournament at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ontario, Thursday, July 21, 2016.

LARAMIE – David Hearn has always been able to control his emotions on and off the golf course.

That has helped the former University of Wyoming standout become a regular member of the PGA Tour since 2011. He has amassed over $7.2 million in career earnings.

But something happened two weeks ago during the Canadian Open that made the normally cool golfer choke up a little.

Hearn – along with fellow Canadian Graham Delaet – were presented their Team Canada jackets for Rio Olympics, which start in earnest this weekend.

"It was a pretty special feeling and that's when it really started to...

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