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Tiger Woods opens Wyndham Championship with 64, best round in 2 years

...Thurs day, shooting 6-under-par 64.Two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton, Will iam McGirt and Tom Hoge...tour card in 2012 ? four years after his second heart transplant.He's chasing his first victory, and so is McGirt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-20/tiger-woods-opens-wyndham-ch
Tiger Woods shares lead at Wyndham Classic

...away in Statesville but grew up in North Dakota, shared the first-round lead with William McGirt and two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton.Hoge, who had two top-10 finishes in the past month, followed his opening-round 62...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-21/tiger-woods-shares-lead-wynd
Boxer Steve Cunningham finds new hope after daughter receives new heart

...you can do to prepare yourself for that."According to Cunningham, the doctors had given up, believing even a heart transplant wasn't an option because Kennedy would likely bleed to death in the operating room.The Cunninghams, though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-11/boxer-steve-cunningh
Vaughn Taylor is one shot back in Canadian Open

...golf left. I'm excited to get off to a great start and I'm excited about the rest of the week."Two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton, a former Georgia golfer, is at 66 along with Steve Wheatcroft, Tyrone Van Aswegen and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-23/vaughn-taylor-one-shot-back-
Surviving heart attacks inspires Evans woman to write book

...devices and a lot of patients don't know to ask for it. The devices are often considered to be a "bridge" to a heart transplant later but at this point Ferguson said she is doing so well she is not sure "whether I even want a transplant now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-10/surviving-heart-attacks-insp
Newspaper staff prepares to bring readers Masters coverage

...Bulldogs are in this year's Masters field. He profiles each of them, including Erik Compton, who has had two heart transplants and has earned his first trip to the Masters.Scott offers readers a second long profile on Rory McIlroy and his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/newspaper-staff-prepares-brin
Eric Compton, Jason Day own share of Zurich Classic lead

...Bulldog Erik Compton birdied three of five holes after a nearly six-hour rain delay Saturday, giving the two-time heart transplant recipient a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round of the rain-plagued Zurich Classic.Compton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-25/eric-compton-jason-day-own-s
Michaux: Tiger Woods' solid play was biggest surprise of Masters

...the six Georgia boys made the cut, with Russell Henley leading the way at 21st. It was awfully cool that double heart transplant recipient Erik Compton made the weekend and finished 51st.BIRDIE: Ernie Els. The 45-year-old faded on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-14/michaux-tiger-woods-solid-pl
Michaux: Birdies and bogeys from 2015 Masters

...the six Georgia boys made the cut, with Russell Henley leading the way at 21st. It was awfully cool that double heart transplant recipient Erik Compton made the weekend and finished 51st.BIRDIE: Ernie Els. The 45-year-old faded on the...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/michaux-birdies-and-bogeys-2015-masters
Other UGA golfers in Masters field hope to follow Watson's lead

...Brendon Todd and Brian Har man join Compton as those making their Masters debut.Compton, the recipient of two heart transplants, toiled in the Nationwide and Canadian tours for years before earning his PGA Tour Card in 2010. His runner-up...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/other-uga-golfers-masters-field-hope-follo