Nobody could beat Bryce Molder in college. At least it seemed that way.
The Arkansas native authored a decorated career at Georgia Tech, complete with four All-America selections and winning the Haskins Award as the best player in the country. He made two Walker Cup teams, three Palmer Cup squads and finished low amateur in the 2001 U.S. Open. No fool would have bet against him becoming an elite player on the PGA Tour.
If you would have asked a 22-year-old Molder what he envisioned for his future, he would have predicted continued success inside the ropes. He also wanted to fulfill another childhood dream.
“I would have told you that I’m going to win 20 or 30 times with a handful of majors and then go off to design golf courses,” Molder says with a laugh.
The first part didn’t come to fruition. Molder had to make 124 starts on what is now called the Korn Ferry Tour, toiling for five full seasons before he finally stuck for good on the PGA Tour. He’s modest about the ensuing nine-year run that he went on from 2009-2017 wher...
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