Holmes' Wells Fargo win about much more than golf

J.B. Holmes celebrates with his wife after winning the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow...

J.B. Holmes celebrates with his wife after winning the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club. (Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports)

TIM MCKAY, QMI AGENCY

, Last Updated: 11:32 PM ET

Outside of Jarrod Lyle, who has battled through two bouts of leukemia and has only recently returned to competition, there aren’t many people who you’d like to see in the winner’s circle more than J.B. Holmes.

Just two years removed from brain surgery, Holmes on Sunday won his third career PGA Tour tournament, the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow. It was his first victory since 2008, but the span between them was full of tumult, Holmes wondering if he’d ever play the game again after the brain surgery.

 


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