Tony Finau will always have a soft spot for PGA West. Four years into his mini-tour career, Finau arrived in the Palm Desert for a 2011 National Pro Golf Tour event, aiming to build confidence and self-belief. He won the event, with the $21,000 winner’s check serving a multitude of uses. “At the time, that was the most money I had ever made in a week’s work,” Finau recalled at The American Express this week, contested at PGA West’s Pete Dye Stadium and Nicklaus Tournament courses.
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