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North Devon amateur golfer Jimmy Mullen has been described as one of the best young players in England after finishing ahead of many household names at the recent Open championships.
The teenager from East-the-Water made the halfway cut in the competition, better than former world number ones Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald.
Our correspondent Seth Conway went to meet him back at his home course:
North Devon's Jimmy Mullen completed his third round at the Open with a four-over-par 75 for an 11-over-par total.
The 19-year-old is just two shots adrift of Matthew Fitzpatrick, his rival for the top amateur's prize at Muirfield.
19 year-old Bideford golfer Jimmy Mullen will compete in the Open Championship again tomorrow, having finished in joint 58th place today (Friday 19 July).
19 year-old Jimmy Mullen finished on level par after a round of 71. The West Country's big Open hopeful is from East-the-Water near Bideford, Devon, and trains at the Royal North Devon Golf Club in Westward Ho!, England's oldest course.