College senior wins $292,800 on PGA Tour, can't keep a penny
22-year-old college senior Lee McCoy spent his Sunday walking around the Innisbrook Resort alongside Jordan Spieth, and shot a 2-under round of 69 to finish fourth at the Valspar Championship, just three strokes behind winner Charl Schwartzel.
McCoy, a Georgia Bulldog, was ineligible to receive his winnings for the finish, which means he had to turn down $292,800.
Spieth told McCoy on the course that he shouldn't look at the payout list after his finish, but McCoy did anyway.
Via the AP:
Charles Howell III and Graham DeLaet, who finished tied for fifth at 3-under par, got to split McCoy's winnings.