((HT: Golf Channel/USGA))
For those of you unfamiliar with the story, Erik Compton is a two-time heart transplant recipient (1992 and 2008). And to see what he has done in sports as a professional golfer is really cool...
What he did at Pinehurst is flat out awesome- especially when doctors tell you that you're not going to play golf after the second translplant.
Rex Hoggard's piece over at the Golf Channel is required reading about this weekend for Compton.
And having covered Compton during his time at the University of Georgia, the HQ has seen what he can do as a golfer- a tremendous golfer who, just happens to have a rather large medical file for his doctors to look through.
Here's his thoughts after finishing tied for second when he thought he could have done better...
Which is typical Erik Compton