Tommy Gainey birdied No. 18 for a 3-under 69 and a one-stroke victory in the Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday.
Kirk Triplett and William McGirt tied for second in the tournament that featured players from the PGA, LPGA, Champions and Web.com tours. Triplett, who was tied for the lead following the second round, closed with a 68 and McGirt shot a 69 in the final round.
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November 18, 2012
Not only does Tommy Gainey make fellow country golfer Boo Weekley look like a city slicker, he is perhaps the most compelling rags-to-riches story on the PGA Tour since Lee Trevino.
Merry Mex had his Dr Pepper bottle. Gainey has his two gloves. Each has laughed all the way to Wells Fargo, to keep the golfy theme going.
Now that he has climbed from rural humble beginnings to the...
The HQ has covered the mini-tours and seen the likes of tomorrow. We've also seen all those guys who cling onto dreams harder than the average bear, sleep in their cars, and drive from point-to-point with a best friend or wife as a caddy just to make ends meet.
It's crappy hotels, crappy food, and still trying to find a way to stay in shape and make...
Tommy Gainey narrowly missed golf's magic number. He happily settled for a course-record 60 at Sea Island, and his first PGA Tour win Sunday in the McGladrey Classic.
Gainey became the fourth player this year to rally from at least seven shots behind in the final round to win on the PGA Tour. He made seven straight 3s on his way to a 29 on the back nine, and then had to wait...
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October 18, 2012