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Erik Compton shares lead at the McGladrey Classic

...to as the "hurdles" he didn't anticipate.There's a medical term for these hurdles. It's called a second heart transplant."I'm almost 35 years old. I've had a good career in golf, really," the former Georgia golfer said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-23/erik-compton-shares-lead-mcg
Michaux: Martin Kaymer needs to get respect he's due

...worthy of due acknowledgement:ALBATROSS: Erik Compton. The most compelling story of Sunday was whether the double heart transplant recipient could not wilt under the most intense spotlight of his career and gain the top-four finish he needed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-06-16/martin-kaymer-needs
Heart of a champion beats in Erik Compton

...through Q School.He cherishes the gift he was given a second time."Even if I didn't play golf and I had two heart transplants and survived a heart attack, I would be a book story, anyways," he said in 2009 when he returned to the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-06-14/heart-champion-beat
Martin Kaymer leads U.S. Open by five

...major for the first time.Even more unlikely was the other player at 3-under 207 ? Erik Compton, the two-time heart transplant recipient who considers it a victory just to be playing golf. Compton ran off five birdies and an eagle for 67...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-14/martin-kaymer-leads-us-open-
Martin Kaymer cruises to U.S. Open title

...one more, it means so 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-15/martin-kaymer-cruises-us-ope
Compton earns Masters invite

...Augusta National Golf Club traditionally invites the top four and ties from the U.S. Open.Compton, a two-time heart transplant recipient, was only playing in his second career major. He shot 2-over-par 72 on Sunday and finished eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-16/compton-earns-masters-invite
Martin Kaymer cruises to U.S. Open title

...last eight groups to break par - for an eight-shot victory over Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton, the two-time heart transplant recipient and the only player who even remotely challenged the 29-year-old German.So dominant was Kaymer that...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/martin-kaymer-cruises-us-open-
Former Clemson golfer Ben Martin breaks course record, leads by two at Zurich Classic of New Orleans

...tied for fifth at 66, and Jeff Overton, Stuart Appleby and Robert Streb followed at 67.Compton, a two-time heart transplant recipient, spent the early part of the week talking to children with heart conditions at a New Orleans-area hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-24/former-clemson-golfer-ben-ma
Matt Every wins at Bay Hill, earns first trip to Masters

...PGA Championship.Jason Kokrak closed with 73 to finish alone in fourth. Erik Compton, twice a recipient of a heart transplant, shot 69 and tied for fifth with Stenson and Francesco Molinari (73).As big of a win as it was for Every, it was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-03-23/matt-every-wins-bay-hill-ear
Matt Every wins at Bay Hill, earns first trip to Masters

...PGA Championship. Jason Kokrak closed with a 73 to finish alone in fourth. Erik Compton, twice a recipient of a heart transplant, shot 69 and tied for fifth with Stenson and Francesco Molinari of Italy (73). As big of a win as it was for...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/matt-every-wins-bay-hill-earns