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Joseph Bramlett waited for room to open up on the tiny practice range at Waialae Country Club, just like any other PGA Tour player. Typical of most rookies, he felt most comfortable being around players he knew from college and amateur days.
Maui is a reunion of winners. Oahu is more of a meet-and-greet.
Joseph Bramlett has earned a historic PGA Tour card by passing through the final stage of qualifying school, becoming only the second golfer of black heritage on tour. The other is Tiger Woods.
On the final hole of the final round of the final stage of the PGA Tour's qualifying school Monday, Joseph Bramlett delivered a putt that had him roaring, pumping his fist and high-fiving his caddie in celebration.
"He's been awesome for me," Bramlett said. "He's really just kind of mentored me in ways that truly helped my game and just growing up as a young person."
"He really just told me that you really just do whatever you have to do to get through it," Bramlett said. "I think that applies not only to injuries, but to a lot of things in your life."