By David M. Johnson
“It’s just a golfers dream,” Halbritter said of his entry. “I earned that privilege passing my players ability test.”
With the help of golf pro Rick Smith and PGA player Notah Begay III, Halbritter worked on his game then passed a test in Florida that made him eligible to compete in PGA events.
Because he did not play in any tournaments to qualify for the event, Halbritter had to get a sponsor exemption to enter the championship.
“The Bills are interested in regionalizing the franchise,” Tasker said.
Below: "Ray Halbritter, Notah Begay III, and Steve Tasker answers question during a press conference about the Turning Stone Resort Championship on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. The Turning Stone Resort Championship will be held August 2-8 2010 at Atunyote Golf Club." (John Haeger)
Halbritter withdraws from Turning Stone Resort Championship field
Many fans were looking forward to seeing him compete in the FedEx Cup event. Others in the golf world heavily criticized him for giving himself an exemption so he could play alonside the pros.
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