Many people retire from their jobs and say the same thing when asked what they’re going to do next: “I’m going to play golf every day.” But Billy Hurley III, who served as a naval officer from 2004 to 2009, plays on the PGA Tour for a living. And quite well, as the 32-year-old made […]
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. – Inside the front gates of The Greenbrier which were draped in red, white and blue bunting, past the lampposts each adorned with two small American flags, nestled amongst this little slice of nostalgic Americana, a patriotic tale unfolded on this Independence Day. At the eponymous PGA Tour event that bills itself […]
On the one hand, professional golfer Billy Hurley III is excited to play in his first major tournament next week — the U.S. Open Championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina. At the same time, the Annapolis resident and Naval Academy graduate isn’t expecting any sort of picnic, not when he’ll be competing against 155 of the […]
Billy Hurley III is a native of Leesburg, Virginia who became the first graduate of the United States Naval Academy to join the the PGA Tour as a member in 2012. He served actively in the United States Navy from 2004 – 2009 following graduation from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Quantitative Economics. During his duty he was stationed in Annapolis, MD, Mayport, FL and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, including his time aboard the USS Chung-Hoon.
Web.com Tour Member Billy Hurley III is a native of Leesburg, Virginia and graduate of the United States Naval Academy. By finishing 25th on the 2011 Web.com Tour Money List he became the first graduate of the United States Naval Academy to become a member of the PGA Tour. Highlights from his rookie season on the PGA Tour included a 4th place finish at the AT&T National and 8th at the John Deere Classic. Billy resides in Annapolis, Maryland with his wife, Heather and sons, Will and Jacob.