Travis Vick (right), shown with Texas coach John Fields at this week's East Lake Cup, points to a busy fall that includes two PGA Tour starts. Photo Scott Michaux, Global Golf Post
ATLANTA, GEORGIA | When you have a month like Travis Vick had earlier this summer, you hope to wring the most out of a year.
The golfer’s high that Vick enjoyed – qualifying for the U.S. Open on May 23, scoring the clinching point to win the NCAA Championship on June 1, and then finishing as low amateur in the U.S. Open on June 19 at The Country Club where Francis Ouimet pretty much defined the concept – earns name recognition, and with that comes a lot of perks.
Vick’s Texas Longhorns concluded the fall season against their NCAA championship rivals in this week’s East Lake Cup, but Vick’s fall is just getting started. For the next fortnight, he will stray from the college realm and dip his toe into the professional ranks. The senior was invited to compete in next week’s World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba in Mexico and after that the Ca...
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