PGA Tour Q-School second stage: Murrieta, Calif.

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Bear Creek Golf Club: Top 19 and ties advance

 Pos  Player Scoring To Par Rounds Total
Total Thru Current 1 2 3 4
1 Daniel Summerhays  Farmington, UT -12 F +4 65 66 69 76 276
T2 Jason Gore  Valencia, CA -9 F -3 70 68 72 69 279
T2 David Duval  Cleveland, OH -9 F -2 69 67 73 70 279
T4 Seung-Yul Noh  South Korea -8 F -4 68 72 72 68 280
T4 Stuart Anderson  Canada -8 F -2 67 69 74 70 280
T4 Bob May  Las Vegas, NV -8 F +1 69 70 68 73 280
T7 Richard Lee  Chandler, AZ -6 F +2 68 69 71 74 282
T7 Aaron Watkins  Mesa, AZ -6 F +5 73 69 63 77 282
9 Steve Allan  Scottsdale, AZ -5 F +2 66 70 73 74 283
T10 Benoit Beisser  Scottsdale, AZ -4 F E 72 70 70 72 284
T10 Dan Buchner  Seal Beach, CA -4 F E 70 70 72 72 284
T12 Ryan Yip  Canada -3 F -1 67 72 75 71 285
T12 Troy Merritt  Cave Creek, AZ -3 F E 71 68 74 72 285
T12 Brian Prouty  Tucson, AZ -3 F E 70 70 73 72 285
T15 Dean Wilson  Las Vegas, NV -2 F -3 75 69 73 69 286
T15 Alex Coe  La Quinta, CA -2 F -2 72 73 71 70 286
T15 Jesse Schutte  Indio, CA -2 F -2 73 74 69 70 286
T15 Peter Tomasulo  Long Beach, CA -2 F E 74 69 71 72 286
T15 Bio Kim  Pasadena, CA -2 F +1 72 69 72 73 286
T15 Bronson La'Cassie  Charleston, SC -2 F +1 71 74 68 73 286
T21 James Hahn  Alameda, CA -1 F * -4 70 73 76 68 287
T21 Joseph Bramlett  Saratoga, CA -1 F +1 72 68 74 73 287
T21 Ryan Thornberry  Ceres, CA -1 F +2 71 70 72 74 287
T21 Derek Tolan  Highlands Ranch, CO -1 F +3 74 72 66 75 287
T25 Justin Itzen  Ponoma, CA E F -1 70 74 73 71 288
T25 Chris Parra  Dallas, TX E F -1 70 75 72 71 288
T27 Duffy Waldorf  Northridge, CA +1 F * -2 70 73 76 70 289
T27 Morgan Hoffmann  Jupiter, FL +1 F +3 69 71 74 75 289
T27 Gregor Main  Danville, CA +1 F +4 71 68 74 76 289
T30 Doug LaBelle  Phoenix, AZ +2 F +1 73 69 75 73 290
T30 Matthew Griffin  Australia +2 F +2 74 69 73 74 290
T30 Jin Park  Phoenix, AZ +2 F * -3 74 72 75 69 290
T33 Steven Alker  Fountain Hills, AZ +3 F +1 72 73 73 73 291
T33 Nathan Tyler  Tucson, AZ +3 F +1 71 72 75 73 291
T33 Steve Ziegler  Broomfield, CO +3 F +1 74 73 71 73 291
T33 Chris Killmer  Bellingham, WA +3 F * -2 73 71 77 70 291
T33 Lucas Lee  Torrance, CA +3 F +4 71 69 75 76 291
T38 Aaron Goldberg  Carlsbad, CA +4 F +3 73 73 71 75 292
T38 David Berganio  Sylmar, CA +4 F * E 74 72 74 72 292
T38 Craig Barlow  Henderson, NV +4 F * -1 75 72 74 71 292
T41 Wes Heffernan  Canada +5 F * +2 73 71 75 74 293
T41 Peter Campbell  Encinitas, CA +5 F +7 72 72 70 79 293
T43 Martin Rominger  Switzerland +6 F +5 74 73 70 77 294
T43 Ted Oh  Torrance, CA +6 F * +1 73 72 76 73 294
T43 Jeff Brehaut  Los Altos, CA +6 F * +1 74 74 73 73 294
T43 Martin Ureta  Chapel Hill, NC +6 F * E 74 71 77 72 294
T47 Roger Tambellini  Scottsdale, AZ +7 F * +4 73 74 72 76 295
T47 Marty Jertson  Phoenix, AZ +7 F * -1 76 72 76 71 295
T49 Berry Henson  La Quinta, CA +9 F * +6 73 70 76 78 297
T49 Bob Sowards  Dublin, OH +9 F * E 74 74 77 72 297
T49 Tyrone Van Aswegen  San Diego, CA +9 F * E 71 79 75 72 297
T49 Brett Kanda  Las Vegas, NV +9 F * -1 67 77 82 71 297
53 John Lepak  La Habra Heights, CA +10 F * -1 75 75 77 71 298
54 Brett Lederer  Lakewood, CA +11 F * E 77 72 78 72 299
T55 Todd Fischer  Livermore, CA +12 F * +5 73 73 77 77 300
T55 Steve Schneiter  Sandy, UT +12 F * +3 72 78 75 75 300
T57 Nick Killpack  St. George, UT +13 F * +2 77 74 76 74 301
T57 Mark Warman  San Clemente, CA +13 F * +1 74 73 81 73 301
T59 Ramon Favela  Chula Vista, CA +14 F * +6 75 73 76 78 302
T59 Douglas Diemer  San Diego, CA +14 F * +6 76 77 71 78 302
61 Oscar Fraustro  Phoenix, AZ +15 F * +6 81 73 71 78 303
T62 Lindsay Wilson  Canada +17 F * +3 74 78 78 75 305
T62 Matt Miller  Bloomington, IL +17 F * +2 78 75 78 74 305
64 Esteban Toledo  Irvine, CA +21 F * +9 72 79 77 81 309
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WD Mark Hensby  Scottsdale, AZ +3   *   73 71 75   219
WD John Ellis  San Jose, CA +4   *   74 70 76   220
WD David McKenzie  Canada +8   *   71 79 74   224
WD Jeff Quinney  Scottsdale, AZ +11     76 73 78   227
WD Christo Greyling  Orlando, FL +14     76 81 73   230
WD Rich Barcelo  Tucson, AZ +19     77 78 80   235
WD Michael Sim  Wexford, PA                
WD Brian Locke  Los Angeles, CA                
WD Mac O'Grady  Palm Springs, CA                
WD Brent Geiberger  Palm Desert, CA                
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Players winner to get 3-year exemption into PGA

By Rex HoggardFebruary 21, 2018, 8:01 pm

Although The Players isn’t golf’s fifth major, it received a boost in that direction this week.

The PGA of America has adjusted its criteria for eligibility into the PGA Championship, extending an exemption for the winner of The Players to three years.

According to an official with the PGA of America, the association felt the winner of The Players deserved more than a single-year exemption, which had been the case, and the move is consistent with how the PGA Tour’s annual flagship event is treated by the other majors.

Winners of The Players were already exempt for three years into the Masters, U.S. Open and The Open Championship.

The change will begin with this year’s PGA Championship.

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Thomas: Playing in front of Tiger even more chaotic

By Randall MellFebruary 21, 2018, 7:52 pm

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Justin Thomas may be going from the frying pan to the fire of Tiger Woods’ pairings.

Translation: He’s going from being grouped with Woods last week in the first two rounds at the Genesis Open to being grouped directly in front of Woods this week at the Honda Classic.

“Which might be even worse than playing with him,” Thomas said Wednesday.

Typically, the pairing in front of Woods deals with a lot of gallery movement, with fans racing ahead to get in position to see Woods’ next shot.

Thomas was quoted after two rounds with Tiger at Riviera saying fans “got a little out of hand,” and saying it’s disappointing some golf fans today think it’s “so amusing to yell and all that stuff while we’re trying to hit shots.”

With 200,000 fans expected this week at the Honda Classic, and with the Goslings Bear Trap pavilion setting a party mood at the 16th green and 17th tee, that portion of the course figures to be quite lively at PGA National.


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Thomas was asked about that.

“I touched on this a little bit last week,” Thomas said. “I think it got blown out of proportion, was just taken out of context, and worded differently than how I said it or meant it.

“I love the fans. The fans are what I hope to have a lot of, what all of us hope to have a lot of. We want them cheering us on. But it's those certain fans that are choosing to yell at the wrong times, or just saying stuff that's completely inappropriate.”

Thomas said it’s more than ill-timed shouts. It’s the nature of some things being said.

“It's one thing if it's just you and I talking, but when you're around kids, when you're around women, when you're around families, or just around people in general, some of the stuff they are saying to us is just extremely inappropriate,” he said. “There’s really no place for it anywhere, especially on a golf course.

“I feel like golf is pretty well known as a classy sport, not that other sports aren't, but it has that reputation.”

Thomas said the nature of the 17th hole at PGA National’s Champion Course makes it a more difficult tee shot than the raucous 16th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Typically, players like to hear fans get into the action before or after they hit shots. Ill-timed bluster, however, makes a shot like the one at Honda’s 17th even tougher.

“That hole is hard enough,” Thomas said. “I don't need someone yelling in my ear on my backswing that I'm going to hit it in the water, to make it any harder. I hope it gets better, just for the sake of the game. That's not helping anything. That's not helping grow the game.”

Those who follow golf know an ill-timed shout in a player’s backswing is different than anything a fan says at a football, basketball or baseball game. An ill-timed comment in a backswing has a greater effect on the outcome of a competition.

“Just in terms of how much money we're playing for, how many points we're playing for ... this is our jobs out here, and you hate to somehow see something that a fan does, or something that they yell, influence something that affects [a player’s] job,” Thomas said.

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Rory: Phil said RC task force just copied Europe

By Randall MellFebruary 21, 2018, 7:21 pm

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Playing the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am two weeks ago, Rory McIlroy quizzed Phil Mickelson about what the Americans got out of the U.S. Ryder Cup task force’s overhaul.

McIlroy and Mickelson were paired together at Pebble Beach.

“Basically, all they are doing is copying what the Europeans have done,” McIlroy said.  “That's what he said.”

The Europeans claimed their sixth of seven Ryder Cups with their victory at Gleneagles in 2014. That brought about a sea change in the way the United States approached the Ryder Cup. Mickelson called out the tactics in Gleneagles of captain Tom Watson, who was outmaneuvered by European captain Paul McGinley.


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The Americans defeated Europe at Hazeltine two years ago with that new European model.

“He said the first thing they did in that task force was Phil played a video, a 12-minute video of Paul McGinley to all of them,” McIlroy said. “So, they are copying what we do, and it's working for them. It's more cohesive, and the team and the core of that team are more in control of what they are doing, instead of the PGA of America recruiting and someone telling them what to do.”

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Tiger Tracker: Honda Classic

By Tiger TrackerFebruary 21, 2018, 7:00 pm

Tiger Woods is making his third start of the year at the Honda Classic. We're tracking him at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.