Bluffton’s Bryson Nimmer ready for another PGA Tour event in his backyard

Bryson Nimmer can remember hitting golf balls in the fields at his family’s turf farm when he was growing up. 

This week, Nimmer will make his third start in a PGA Tour event this year at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree — while local golf fans use one of the Nimmers’ fields for parking.

“It was wild,” Nimmer said of learning he’d be playing in the one-time tournament so close to home. 

Years after he practiced his swing in the turf fields when he accompanied his father to work, Nimmer, now 24, has grown up to become a professional golfer