When you're a winner . . .June 27, 2016

Billy Hurley III's phone blew up after his Quicken Loans win

Billy Hurley III's win at the 2016 Quicken Loans Invitational made for one of the best stories on the PGA Tour in recent memory. After attending the nearby Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and serving five years in the Navy, the 34-year-old's first PGA Tour win came at an event that stands out for its honoring of the military.

So it comes as no surprise that Hurley's victory was a popular one on social media, and accordingly, Hurley's iPhone blew up. He shared a screenshot of what his phone looked like this morning after his win Sunday at Congressional Country Club.

Responding to 233 text messages might seem daunting. But that's probably just the start of the outpouring of support for the PGA Tour journeyman.

Here's a look at what his house looked like last night. His neighbors rose to the occasion just like Hurley did!

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Hurley alluded to how tough of a year it has been for his family. At this event last year, Hurley announced that his father went missing. The former policeman took his life two months after the family tracked him down.

We'll be hard-pressed to find a better story on the PGA Tour in 2016.


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