- 11:32 am Monday, June 16th, 2014 by Chip Towers
MONDAY MORNING REWIND
ATHENS – Most Georgia fans already knew Erik Compton’s story. Now everybody in the golf world knows it.
The 2001 UGA graduate finished second in the U.S. Open on Sunday. That he did it on his third heart turned him into a national hero.
“I’ve never gotten this far along in my story,” Compton told reports after his final-round 72 on Pinehurst No. 2 enable him to finish at 1-under-par for the tournament. “It’s a career-opening thing for me. For me to put myself on the map and prove to the world that I’m not just the guy [More]