The Rockford Pro-Am has added PGA player Billy Hur

By Scott Leber | sleber@wtvo.com

Published 07/02 2014 07:30PM

Updated 07/02 2014 07:37PM

ROCKFORD-The latest pro added to the field of golfers for the Rockford Pro-Am is Billy Hurley III. He finished eighth last weekend at the PGA's National at the Congressional Country Club.

Hurley has five career top-ten finishes on the PGA Tour. Three of those have happened this season.

Hurley is a 2004 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He served six years in the Navy eventually becoming a Lieutenant.

Hurley replaces Ben Martin in the Pro-Am field. Martin finished third last weekend at the National which qualified him for the British Open. The Pro-Am is the same week of the British Open.

The Rockford Pro-Am will be held Monday, July 14th at the Forest Hills Country Club.

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