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Brian Olson squats down to line up a practice chip for his son, Jake, during a practice round at the U.S. Adaptive Open hosted at Pinehurst.

Having to essentially relearn the sport of golf twice in his young lifetime, Jake Olson has learned that the secret to having success on the golf course now without his sight is repetition.

With his father, Brian, setting him up for success on the golf course, crouching down to make sure his club is pointing in the right direction for every shot, what is required from the Huntington Beach, California, native is the same swing, over and over and over.

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Jake Olson leads the USC marching band after a game during his time on the football team.

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Jake Olson hits his first tee shot on the 10th hole of the U.S. Adaptive Open at Pinehurst No. 6 Monday.

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