Golf: BYU's Blair receives Utah Championship exemption

Published July 3, 2014 3:48 pm

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Former BYU golfer Zac Blair is among four players who received sponsor exemptions into the field for next week's Utah Championship at Willow Creek Country Club in Sandy.

Blair joined former PGA Tour winner Ted Purdy and recent collegians Brandon Brown and Michael Weaver in the selections for the Web.com Tour event.

Having tied for 40th place in the U.S. Open last month, Blair is playing this week in the Web.com Tour's Nova Scotia Open. He plans to return to South America in September when the PGA Tour Latinoamerica schedule resumes.

Brown, a former Eastern Kentucky golfer, is playing the NGA Tour this year. Weaver is a former University of California All-American who played for the U.S. Walker Cup team last year and made his pro debut this year.

The Utah Championship will be staged July 10-13.