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Former Buc Willis retiring from golf tours

Joe Avento, NET News Service • Aug 28, 2013 at 3:25 AM

Garrett Willis says he’s hanging up his spikes.

After 17 years as a professional golfer — 13 on the PGA and Web.com tours — the former East Tennessee State star has had enough of the travel, the worrying about getting into tournaments and the pressure of keeping his card. He’s retiring from the tours.

And he’s walking away with a smile.

“I had a good career,” the 39-year-old Willis said. “To be able to play on tour for 13 straight years was a pretty good run. I’ve exceeded a lot of my own expectations.”

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