- The other player using BioMech’s new putter? Four-time PGA TOUR winner Heath Slocum, who started using it before Van Pelt at the Sony Open in Hawaii.
SAN DIEGO — Bo Van Pelt missed the cut at last week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open, but that didn’t stop him from generating some equipment buzz before he departed TPC Scottsdale.The buzz centered around a blue BioMech AccuLock Ace putter he put in play for the first time. Most assumed the square-shape mallet was making its TOUR debut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, but in actuality, Van Pelt was the second player in less than a month to use the putter in competition. The other player using BioMech’s new putter? Four-time PGA TOUR winner Heath Slocum, who started using it before Van Pelt at the Sony Open in Hawaii.http://www.pgatour.com/equipmentreport/2015/02/04/biomech-acculock.html
His high school golfing buddy from Milton, Fla., Heath Slocum, now himself a fellow pro, talked Weekley into joining him on the low-budget Emerald Coast Tour.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — It wasn’t easy, but Heath Slocum has played his way into the FedExCup Playoffs with a tie for 32nd at the Wyndham Championship.
Heath Slocum was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on February 3, 1974. Slocum attended the University of South Alabama where he was a three-time All-American. He currently plays on the PGA TOUR, and has earned 7 professional wins to date. While still on the Web.com Tour, Slocum became the second person to earn a “battlefield promotion” to the PGA TOUR by winning three Web.com Tour events in the same season. He is only the second player in Web.com Tour history to complete 72 holes without a bogey.