Former Navy Lieutenant Finishes 25th On 2011 Nationwide Tour Money List, Earns PGA Tour Card
Throughout his amateur career, his Military service and his career in golf’s minor leagues, sponsor Bridgestone Golf has stood proudly with Hurley. Now with his journey to the PGA TOUR complete, Hurley becomes part of one of the most well-established teams on TOUR, joining Fred Couples, Davis Love III, Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker and fellow 2011 Nationwide Tour graduate Matt Every.
“We are incredibly excited for Billy -- his perseverance and determination have paid off with PGA TOUR membership,” said Dan Murphy, Vice President of Marketing – Bridgestone Golf, Inc. “Billy will be a great addition to the PGATOUR in 2012, as his strong play, engaging personality and service to his country will all make him easy to root for.”
In his ascent to the PGA TOUR, Hurley relied on Bridgestone’s J40 Cavity Back irons, J38 Wedges and Tour B330-S golf ball. For more information on Hurley and the rest of the Bridgestone Golf Tour Team visit www.bridgestonegolf.com.