San Fransico, California: Promising American talent Patrick Cantlay formally announced his long anticipated decision to turn professional on Tuesday, just two days after tying for 41st place at the U.S. Open in San Francisco.
The 20-year-old, who was awarded the 2011 Mark H. McCormack Medal as the world's number one amateur, will make his first appearance as a pro at this week's Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut.
Cantlay, who has recorded four top-25 finishes in eight appearances on the U.S. PGA Tour, has signed with the same agent who represents Tiger Woods, Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management.
"I have a tremendous passion and respect for the game of golf and can't wait for the challenge of taking my game to the next level," Cantlay said....more
03:19 PM, Jun 20, 2012