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