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But Compton's story has to be the most improbable of any of the 60 golfers participating in the season- ending event. Three years ago, Compton received his second heart transplant.
"Me being out here fighting and playing golf, that's sort of what my calling is, to be able to play the game at a high level with the physical ability I have," Compton said.
No one understands the need for organ donation better than Compton, whose commitment has earned him an even bigger platform next year when he will be promoting "Donate Life" and the "Transplant Foundation" on the PGA Tour.
A victim of cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease), Compton received his first heart transplant in 1992 at age 12. The heart came from a 15-year-old girl killed by a drunken driver.