Sebastian Cappelen likely figured he was on the fast track toward earning his PGA Tour card in the summer of 2014. The four-time All-American had just wrapped up a decorated career at Arkansas, joined what’s now called the Korn Ferry Tour and won his first event as a pro.
The next win didn’t come for another five years.
Today, Cappelen is a 29-year-old rookie from Denmark savoring every moment on tour.
“It’s been a grind,” Cappelen said Thursday after firing a 6-under 66 on Torrey Pines South to claim a share of the lead after the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open. “I’m glad it happened now. Because I feel like I can do more with my life. If I kept staying on that same track and not really feeling like I was moving on, I know in my mind I’d start losing interest and start focusing on other things.”
Cappelen bagged a Day 1-best eight birdies in all, including five on the front nine. The second of his two bogeys — on the par-4 17th as fog began to engulf both courses — forced him to share the Round 1 lead with Keegan Bradley, who carded a bogey-free round on the easier North Course.
Only Bubba Watson was within a stroke of Cappelen on the South Course,…
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