Mizzou's Jace Long is at PGA Q-School.
Oct. 24, 2012
Columbia, Mo. - Missouri Golfer Jace Long is following his dream of playing on the PGA Tour. A native of Dixon, Mo., Long is in “Stage 1” of qualifying for his PGA Tour Card and is currently tied for second (-5) after 36 holes of play heading into Thursday’s final round.
Long is playing at the Lakes at Castle Hills golf course in Lewisville, Texas, and is 5-under-par, tied with Nathan Stamey of Canton, N.C., and just one shot behind Jaxon Brigman of Frisco, Texas.
There are four parts involved when attempting to earn a PGA Tour Card and Long recently completed the event pre-qualifier. He won his event in Nebraska, making himself eligible for the first of three final stages of qualification.
Stage 1 (Oct. 23-26)
Long is playing 72 holes at the challenging Lakes at Castle Hills. This stage has 80 players and only the Top 18 finishers (plus ties) advance to Stage 2. Follow Long Here
Stage 2 (Nov. 13-16 or Nov. 14-17)
Second Stage qualifying will be played at six courses all over the United States and approximately the Top 18 finishers (plus ties) at each event will qualify for participation in the Finals.
Finals (Nov. 13-16 or Nov. 14-17)
The finals will feature roughly 144 of the world's top golfers. The Top 25 finishers earn their PGA Tour Cards and the next 25 earn "full exempt" status on the Web.com Tour. All players who reach the finals stages will receive some exempt opportunities with the Web.com Tour.
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