Taking unlikely career path, Bettencourt headed to PGA Tour in 2009
Matt Bettencourt has finally made the big leagues, just not exactly in the sport he thought it would be.
Bettencourt, 33, won the Nationwide Tour Championship on Sunday with a 6-foot birdie putt on the final hole, capping a torrid late-season run that made him the improbable winner of the Nationwide Tour money list.
It's improbable in that he was a high school baseball star who played golf on the side until his baseball career was derailed by a shoulder injury as a senior in high ...
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