Last Sunday’s conclusion of the PGA Tour’s Valero Texas Open created a time of reflection for Crystal Lake’s Joe Affrunti, whose last appearance on golf’s premier circuit was at that tournament in 2011.
Congratulations to Chicago golf product Joe Affrunti, who finished in the top 25 on the Nationwide Tour, earning 2011 membership on the PGA Tour. Affrunti hit a 115-yard wedge from a divot to 10 feet for a birdie in the final round of the Nationwide Tour Championship to earn his Tour card.
Born August 1, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, pro golfer Joe Affrunti says getting his PGA TOUR card at the 2010 Web.com Tour Championship has been his biggest thrill in golf thus far. He lists the Chicago Blackhawks winning the Stanley Cup as his biggest thrill outside golf. Sports have always played a big role in Joe’s... Read More