Found October 30, 2011 on Devil Ball Golf:
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While Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy were busy pocketing multi-million dollar checks at international events, a group of mini-tour guys were busy grinding it out on Sunday at the Nationwide Tour Championship. The goal? To get inside the top 25 on the Nationwide Tour's Money List and grab a coveted ticket to the PGA Tour in 2012. You'll probably notice a couple of names on the final list, but here are five notable to keep an eye on next season. Billy Hurley III (No. 25 on the Money List): Next to Erik Compton, he might be one of the best stories to come out of the Nationwide Tour. A former Naval officer who spent time on battle ships in the Persian Gulf, China and Korea, it only took him one full season on the developmental circuit to make it to the PGA Tour. You'd have to think those five years spent serving our country in hostile waters made the final round of the Tour Championship a breeze. Erik Compton (No. 13): The two-time heart transplant recipient is finally heade...
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