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Jim Nantz shares incredible Erik Compton story during Memorial telecast

As a two-time heart-transplant recipient, Erik Compton goes out of his way to help spread awareness for organ donations on a regular basis. But this weekend in Ohio, he didn't have to go out of...
Monday, 6/8/2015 at 12:43PM
The Masters

Apparently, Erik Compton is a psychic -- and a pretty good artist

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton gave golf one of its best stories in 2014 when he finished T-2 at the U.S. Open. That surprising performance also earned him a first invite...
Thursday, 4/9/2015 at 9:26AM
News & Tours

Erik Compton and golf's failure to follow a great script...alas

The problem with golf is that it seldom follows the script, even one telling a story with the potential to transcend the game and take it to the evening news. It had an opportunity in...
Sunday, 1/25/2015 at 7:02PM
Golf Equipment / Golf Equipment

What's In My Bag: Erik Compton

A double-heart-transplant recipient, Compton finished runner-up at this year's U.S. Open. From driver to putter, find out what he carries in his bag.
September 2014
News & Tours

Missing Links: Tiger Woods' comeback, Charley Hull's absence and Dame Laura Davies' 'biggest honour'

By John StregeStories of interest you might have missed... Where was Charley Hull? And why no Erik Compton? Hull, though 35th in the Rolex Ranking and a Solheim Cup star, was not exempt into the...
Monday, 6/23/2014 at 8:53AM
News & Tours

The Grind: Kaymer cruises, Compton lifts hearts, and Johnny's emotional (U.S. Open) farewell

By Alex Myers Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we're kicking ourselves for not making that Martin Kaymer wins the U.S. Open/Germany wins the World Cup combo bet (365/1 odds!). How did...
Tuesday, 6/17/2014 at 12:35PM
News & Tours

Erik Compton received a huge outpouring of support after his U.S. Open finish

By Luke Kerr-Dineen Erik Compton may not have won the 2014 U.S. Open, but that didn't matter. People everywhere were drawn to his hugely inspirational story, and they weren't shy in letting know about...
Monday, 6/16/2014 at 10:54AM
News & Tours

No offense to Martin Kaymer, but pretty much the entire world was rooting for Erik Compton on Sunday

By Sam WeinmanPINEHURST, N.C. -- This wasn't a typical standing ovation moment. Not when you're losing by eight, and you've just flailed your drive right into the junk.But this was Erik Compton, double heart-transplant recipient, walking...
Sunday, 6/15/2014 at 9:05PM
News & Tours

Erik Compton: A baby's heartbeat and a life 'centered around this stupid organ that's been killing me'

By John Strege Erik Compton’s corner will be crowded today, appropriately so. The opportunity for a man who has undergone two heart transplants to win the U.S. Open is a remarkable story and an irresistible...
Sunday, 6/15/2014 at 11:07AM
Golf Tours & News / Erik Compton

Erik Compton: Happy To Be Here

The contender who will feel the least pressure on Sunday? That's easy. It's Erik Compton, a double heart transplant recipient who knows he's fortunate just to be alive
June 14, 2014
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