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Compton among St. Simons leaders
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Erik Compton speaks to reporters after his first round at the McGladrey Classic golf tournament on Thursday in St. Simons Island. - photo by Associated Press
ST. SIMONS ISLAND — Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic. A return to Sea Island provides an occasion to take stock of how far he has come in the last 13 years, and what Compton refers to as the "hurdles" he didn't anticipate. There's a medical term for these hurdles.