Being at the Sony Open reminds Corey Conners how far he has come
DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer
January 11, 2020, 7:45 AM
5 min read
HONOLULU — Corey Conners returned to Hawaii this year with one notable difference.
He knew he had a tee time.
That’s no small deal for Conners, a 28-year-old Canadian who didn’t have a full PGA Tour card a year ago and wasn’t sure where he could play, much less when. Now he is a PGA Tour winner, already set for the four majors and almost certainly headed to Tokyo this summer to compete in the Olympics.
“It’s a pretty sweet feeling to be in this spot,” he said.