Insider: Percy preps for victory, home game

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Cameron Percy lost in a playoff to Nick Flanagan this month at the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.
May 30, 2012
John Dell, PGATOUR.COM Correspondent

Cameron Percy is starting to think he's got somewhat of a complex.


In 2010 on the PGA TOUR, he lost to Jonathan Byrd in a playoff when Byrd made a hole-in-one to win the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Then, earlier this month in the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, Nick Flanagan got a break when his approach hit off a cameraman on the 18th green and ricocheted onto the green where Flanagan made the birdie putt to get into the playoff with Percy.

Flanagan won the playoff and Percy was left wondering what happened.

"My wife was watching at home and she couldn't believe it," Percy said about the bounce that didn't go his way. "So I've lost a playoff on a hole-in-one and now this. I'm starting to wonder a little bit."

Percy, 38, will try to bounce back this week at The Rex Hospital Open at the TPC Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, N.C. The best part for Percy is there will be no travel, no hotels and very little hassle to and from the course.

Percy and his wife, Katie, and their three young boys live less than a mile from the first tee in what is the ultimate home game.

"Yeah, it will be nice to sleep in my own bed," said Percy, who despite the loss to Flanagan has moved up to sixth on the Nationwide Tour money list.

Nationwide Tour Money List
The Top 10
Rank Name Earnings Wins
1. Luke List $223,848 1
2. Andres Gonzales $195,810 1
3. Paul Haley II $162,334 1
4. Andrew Svoboda $159,175 0
5. Alex Aragon $135,921 1
6. Cameron Percy $128,583 0
7. Paul Claxton $125,190 0
8. Hudson Swafford $122,123 1
9. Skip Kendall $112,111 1
10. Casey Wittenberg $110,033 1