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Compton allowed to use cart in Q-school after heart transplant

Updated: October 1, 2008, 11:36 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Erik Compton has the heart. He just doesn't have the stamina. So the PGA Tour is going to help him out.

Just four months after the second heart transplant of his life, the former Georgia All-American learned that officials have granted his request to use a cart during qualifying school to earn his tour card.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel first reported the story Tuesday on its Web site.

"I feel really good about the news," Compton said, according to the Sun-Sentinel. ...

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