After his fantastic finish, Daniel Summerhays puts retirement on hold — for a week, anyway

Daniel Summerhays gives a thumbs up after finishing the Utah Championship at Oakridge Country Club in Farmington on Sunday, June 28, 2020. Summerhays came in third place.

Daniel Summerhays gives a thumbs up after finishing the Utah Championship at Oakridge Country Club in Farmington on Sunday, June 28, 2020. Summerhays came in third place. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Former BYU golfer is playing in Colorado this week on his way east

FARMINGTON — By now, Daniel Summerhays is in Colorado, getting ready to play later this week at the TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes.

Wait, didn’t Summerhays just retire from competitive golf?

Yes, that was the plan, anyway. However, the 36-year-old former BYU all-American spoiled his own retirement plans with an unexpected second-place finish in the Utah Championship at his home course on Sunday and he decided to play at least one more event on the Korn Ferry Tour. After all, he and his family of six were already planning to drive to Missouri in their Honda Odyssey to visit his wife’s family in Missouri, so a stop in Colorado was on the way.

As Summerhays texted Monday, “A pit stop on the way to Missouri … Summer side hustle for the teacher.”

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