Back9 Bio: Erik Compton

Do you believe in second chances? How about third chances? PGA Tour player Erik Compton does.

In this Back9 Bio, we talk with Compton, who tied for second in the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2. Find out his superstitions, his favorite off-course activities, and why you may find a 6-inch wood in his golf bag. Oh, and did we mention he’s on his third heart?

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