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Compton fires final-round-best 68 to advance to second stage of Q-school

Originally Published: October 24, 2008
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

It was not a miracle along the lines of living and playing golf after a second heart transplant. But what Erik Compton accomplished Friday ranks as quite the feat, regardless of the physical hurdles he must endure.

Compton shot the low round of a windy, blustery day in Key Biscayne, Fla., and managed to grab the last spot to advance in first-stage PGA Tour qualifying at Crandon Golf Club.

"It's just unbelievable," Compton said by phone as he was about to celebrate with his ...

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