When the PGA Tour returns to activity later on this month at Colonial, there will not simply be experts contending.
Georgia Tech elderly Andy Ogletree, the ruling UNITED STATE Amateur champ, will certainly make his Tour launching June 11-14 at the Charles Schwab Challenge, having fun on an enroller exception.
“I’ve been dreaming of playing the PGA Tour since I was 5 years old,” Ogletree informed WTOK, the ABC associate in Ogletree’s indigenous Little Rock,Mississippi “That’s been my goal and to see a goal achieved and start setting some new goals is really cool for me. Obviously, it’s not going to be what I thought my first PGA Tour event would be like but I don’t really care. I’m just happy to be playing in it. I’m going to make the most of it and try to play as well as I can.”
With the PGA Tour not enabling followers for its reboot in Fort Worth, Texas, Ogletree’s friends and family will certainly not be able to enjoy him play his initial Tour occasion. They might obtain to enjoy him play the Memorial Tournament following month, as that occasion, which commonly welcomes the previous year’s UNITED STATE Am victor, is presently established to be played before groups.
Ogletree still strategies to continue to be amateur in order to contend in the Masters this November, though Georgia Tech trainer Bruce Heppler informed GolfChannel com that Ogletree has yet to make a decision on whether he will certainly return to institution for an additional year.