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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
Gear & Equipment

The reality of the anchoring ban is likely part of Keegan Bradley's Memorial trial

By E. Michael Johnson After the USGA and R&A announced in 2012 their intent to ban anchored strokes on Jan. 1, 2016 (a move that would later be adopted), Keegan Bradley -- who is...
Tuesday, 6/3/2014 at 6:35PM
Equipment

Fine-tuning sets for Masters conditions has been underway for weeks

By E. Michael Johnson Prior to the start of the Shell Houston Open, Rory McIlroy was asked if he was making any equipment changes for the Masters. The Ulsterman's answer was not only surprising, but...
Tuesday, 4/8/2014 at 1:52PM
Gear & Equipment

Accuracy, feel explain why some PGA Tour players have gone to heavier driver shafts

By E. Michael Johnson There was some heavy lifting happening at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters and Farmers Insurance Open. Gary Woodland. Photo: J.D. Cuban Sergio Garcia won in Qatar using a 100-gram Mitsubishi Diamana...
Tuesday, 1/28/2014 at 11:56AM
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