Flashback Friday: 2007 Porter Cup

Rickie Fowler, shown during the 2014 British Open, played in the 2007 Porter Cup field.
Rickie Fowler, shown during the 2014 British Open, played in the 2007 Porter Cup field. ( Getty Images )

Friday, July 25, 2014

Year after year, the Porter Cup and its 13-year tournament director Steve Denn recruit some of the best players from around the world to play in Lewiston, N.Y., a town of approximately 2,700 people.

The 2007 Porter Cup field could arguably have been one of the best in recent memory, featuring players that have gone on to be some of golf's top pros.

In ’07, it was former Georgia Bulldog Brian Harman who ran away with the title blistering the 2003 scoring mark set by Casey Wittenberg with a 22-under 258 total for 72 holes.

Here is a closer look at some of the best names to play at Niagara Falls Country Club in July 2007:

Official World Golf Ranking – School (’07 Porter Cup finish), PGA Tour victories, total money earned on PGA Tour

15. Dustin Johnson – Coastal Carolina (T-9), 8 wins, $24,157,093

18. Rickie Fowler – Oklahoma State (T-26), 1 win, $13,589,231

29. Webb Simpson – Wake Forest (T-35), 3 wins, $17,932,950

43. Chris Kirk - Georgia (2nd), 2 wins, $7,863,527

47. Gary Woodland - Kansas (T-17), 2 wins, $8,307,467

56. Billy Horschel - Florida (T-3), 1 win, $5,823,250

66. Brian Harman – Georgia, (Won), 1 win, $4,330,811

112. Cameron Tringale – Georgia Tech (T-11), 0 wins, $5,155,340

955. Colt Knost - SMU (T-17), 0 wins, $1,546,090

TOTAL: 18 wins (1 major – Simpson, 2012 U.S. Open), $72,566,759

Wow.