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  • Erik Compton tees-off on the first hole of a pro-am before the AT&T National golf tournament held at Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Md., Monday, June 25, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Erik Compton, a 2-time heart transplant recipient, plays on with the gift of life

    Erik Compton can't shake this darn cough. Three weeks have passed, and he's still hacking. Standing on the seventh tee of Congressional Country Club's Blue Course during Monday's Pro-Am at the AT&T National, you could hear the stuff in Compton's lungs gurgle. Later, on the 13th green, he needed to rest. He crossed his legs and sat down in the first cut while others in his group putted out.

  • On 3rd heart, Compton on verge of fulfilling dream

    Erik Compton is among the elite on the PGA Tour this week at the AT&T National, even though he has been in a league of his own for about as long as he's been playing golf.

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