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Heart of a champion beats in Erik Compton

PINEHURST, N.C. ? It takes a lot of heart to win a U.S. Open. In Erik Compton's case, it could take three of them.In only his second career major appearance, Compton's heart raced as he walked up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-06-14/heart-champion-beat
Rickie Fowler gets used to majors' big stage

...seems only a matter of time.Fowler tied for fifth at the Masters before sharing the runner-up spot at Pinehurst with Erik Compton.McIlroy, of course, already has two major titles, winning both the 2011 U.S. Open and 2012 PGA Championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-19/rickie-fowler-gets-used-majo
Erik Compton is one shot back at the Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio - Erik Compton considers the Memorial a special week no matter how he plays, knowing his second heart transplant came from a donor in Ohio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-05-31/erik-compton-one-shot-back-m
Greg Chalmers leads; Tiger Woods way back in return

...Freddie Jacobson.Defending champion Bill Haas, former Augusta State star Patrick Reed, U.S. Open runner-up Erik Compton and Tyrone Van Aswegen shot 68s. CHAMPIONS TOUR: Augusta native Larry Mize shot 5-under-par 65 and is one stroke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-26/greg-chalmers-leads-tiger-wo
Georgia's golf dominance on the PGA Tour is seen in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst

...of Georgia. Eight former Bulldogs ? Bubba Watson, Russell Henley, Harris English, Chris Kirk, Brendon Todd, Erik Compton, Hudson Swafford and Aiken's Kevin Kisner ? qualified for this week's 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-11/georgias-golf-dominance-pga-
Overtime

...156-man field. The R&A then turns to an alternate list.Other players receiving exemptions are former Georgia golfer Erik Compton, Brooks Koepka, K.J. Choi and Fredrik Jacobson.? Former British Open champion Tom Lehman has withdrawn from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-30/overtime
Georgia golfers in contention at U.S. Open

...wasn't the only former Bulldog to excel Friday. Chris Kirk, his roommate at UGA, shot 68 and is tied for 10th. Erik Compton also had 68 and is tied for 14th.Russell Henley (70-74) and Harris English (69-75) made the cut with one shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-13/georgia-golfers-contention-u
Big leads can disappear fast on big stages

...Championship in May.Despite 2-over-par 72 on Saturday, Kaymer still has a five-shot lead over Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton.Does the strategy change?Does he start the final round as if he has no lead at all, or does he play conservatively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-14/big-leads-can-disappear-fast
Martin Kaymer cruises to U.S. Open title

...much moa 1-under -par 69 for an eight-shot victory over Rickie Fowler and two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton."Some people, especially when I went through that low, called me a one-hit wonder and those things. So it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-15/martin-kaymer-cruises-us-ope
Tiger Woods shoots 3-over-par 74 in return

...longer par 4s.Greg Chalmers finished with three straight birdies for a 66 and a one-shot lead over Ricky Barnes. Erik Compton, a runner-up at the U.S. Open two weeks ago, closed with four consecutive birdies to join Patrick Reed at 68...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-26/tiger-woods-shoots-3-over-pa