Trick-shot artist Wesley Bryan proves he's also really good at real golf with Web.com Tour win
Golf fans have seen a lot of the Bryan Bros the past few years thanks to a voluminous archive of viral golf videos. And it looks like they're going to see even more of them next season -- just on the PGA Tour.
On Sunday, Wesley Bryan picked up his first Web.com Tour title at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open with the other half of the famed trick-shot tandem, his older brother George, on the bag. The win all but guarantees the Bryan Bros will take their show to the PGA Tour for the 2016-2017 season.
With a final-round 68, Bryan beat Julian Etulain by a shot. Former PGA Tour members Jonathan Byrd and Martin Flores finished T-3, three shots back.
Both Wesley, 25, and George, 27, were stars at the University of South Carolina. They also appeared together on Golf Channel's "Big Break" last year. At the end of 2015, Wesley finished T-9 at Web.com Tour Qualifying School with George as his caddie. He finished T-7 in the tour's season-opening event in Panama in January.
In 2014, Wesley told GolfDigest.com that making trick-shot videos had improved his golf game.
"It definitely helps with creativity," said Wesley, who added it's changed how he's viewed certain pressure shots. "I'll have a tee shot and I'll think if I threw the ball up and hit it, I'd have no problem hitting the fairway. If you can't hit a fairway when the ball is just sitting there on a tee, you might as well go home."