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18-Year Old, Akshay Bhatia Breaks Through at Safeway Open


Askshay Bhatia plays in the 2019 U.S. Amateur in Pinehurst. He would lose in Match Play to eventual runner up, John Augenstein. August 15, 2019 (Photo By John Patota)

Pinehurst, N.C. (Sept, 14, 2020) 18-Year Old, Akshay Bhatia from Wake Forest, North Carolina, breaks through for his first payday at the Safeway Open earning $166,650.

Akshay turned pro after the 2019 U.S. Amateur in Pinehurst, opting not to attend college. He missed the cut in 3 previous tournaments on the PGA Tour in 2020, playing on sponsor exemptions.

Photo Caption: Askshay Bhatia plays in the 2019 U.S. Amateur in Pinehurst. He would lose in Match Play to eventual runner up, John Augenstein. August 15, 2019 (Photo By John Patota)

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