William McGirt’s helpful approach sets up kick-in birdie at SBS

In the final round of the 2017 SBS Tournament of Champions, William McGirt places his 47-yard approach into within inches from the cup for a tap-in birdie on the par-4 15th hole.

William McGirt dials up a brilliant tee shot at SBS

In the final round of the 2017 SBS Tournament of Champions, William McGirt takes aim from 194 yards out to set up a 6-foot birdie putt on the par-3 8th hole.

McGirt’s hardscrabble journey pays off at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio — The ball wasn’t even in the hole yet, but William McGirt just knew. He took his right hand off the putter and instinctively raised it in the air, the universal symbol for success. His fist began pumping as the ball tumbled into its destination, the Memorial Tournament title now secured. On
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About William
William was born June 21, 1979 in Robeson County, NC. He was raised in Fairmont, NC and grew up playing baseball and golf. He had his first official golf lesson at the age of 15 at Pinehurst Resort, and fell in love with the game. William had baseball and golf scholarships to colleges in North Carolina & South Carolina. After being recruited by several schools in two different sports, William decided to attend Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC and focus on golf. Read Full Biography