Golf and Fitness

Q-School update from NGA Tour

La Quinta, Calif. – November 30, 2012 – Former NGA TOUR player Edward Loar carded a 6-under 66 in the third round of play at the Final Stage of Q-School on Friday and moved into solo third at 16-under par.

After his mid-60s round on the Nicklaus Tournament Course, Loar, who played on the NGA TOUR in 2000-01, is 16-under par and just two strokes behind leader Meen Whee Kim, who carded a 5-under 67 on Friday.
Steve LeBrun, a 2011 NGA TOUR member, posted a 4-under 68 on Friday and will start the final three rounds T4 at 15-under par. Four-time NGA TOUR winner Vaughn Taylor is also T4. Taylor, a former NGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, shot a 3-under 69 in the third round of play to stay inside the top five.
Fellow NGA TOUR winner Kris Blanks posted a 5-under 67 in the third round to move into a tie for seventh with alum Kyle Reifers (65). Both golfers are 14-under par after three rounds of play.
NGA’ers Heath Slocum (67) and Camilo Villegas (66) are T9 and 13-under par, while NGA alum Donald Constable (67) is T14 at 12-under par. Former NGA TOUR winner Erik Compton finished with a 4-under 68 to move into a tie for 17th at 11-under par.
Current NGA TOUR member Bryden Macpherson stayed inside the number needed to secure a PGA TOUR card, shooting a 3-under 69 to reach 10-under par. Macpherson is tied for 20th with alums Vince Covello (67) and Jeff Gove (68).
For full-field scores, click here.
The top 25 finishers in Final Stage will earn PGA TOUR cards, while players finishing 26th to 75th will earn Web.com Tour cards. Currently, 12 NGA’ers are inside the top 25 and another 27 are inside the top 75.
3. Edward Loar 65-69-66 -16
T4. Steve LeBrun 65-69-68 -15
T4. Vaughn Taylor 68-64-69 -15
T7. Kyle Reifers 69-68-65 -14
T7. Kris Blanks 65-70-67 -14
T9. Heath Slocum 70-66-67 -13
T9. Camilo Villegas 70-67-66 -13
T14. Donald Constable 67-70-67 -12
T17. Erik Compton 67-70-68 -11
T20. Vince Covello 69-70-67 -10
T20. Jeff Gove 69-69-68 -10
T20. Bryden Macpherson 68-69-69 -10
T31. Phillip Mollica 68-68-71 -9
T31. Alexandre Rocha 65-71-71 -9
T31. Andrew Svoboda 70-72-65 -9
T31. Danny Ellis 70-69-68 -9
T31. Jim Herman 68-71-68 -9
T31. Michael Letzig 71-69-67 -9
T44. Billy Hurley III 70-71-67 -8
T44. Russell Knox 70-72-66 -8
T44. Tag Ridings 73-69-66 -8
T44. Morgan Hoffman 67-67-74 -8
T44. Chesson Hadley 68-70-70 -8
T53. Mark Anderson 72-68-69 -7
T53. Alex Aragon 70-67-72 -7
T53. Mark Silvers 70-69-70 -7
T53. Brendon Todd 70-69-70 -7
T53. Ron Whittaker 69-70-70 -7
T53. Shane Bertsch 69-70-70 -7
T53. Glen Day 72-68-69 -7
T66. Scott Langley 72-69-69 -6
T66. Chad Collins 73-67-70 -6
T66. Brett Stegmaier 67-73-70 -6
T75. Rod Pampling 71-70-70 -5
T75. Lee Williams 67-75-69 -5
T75. Franklin Corpening 72-67-72 -5
T75. Shaun Micheel 70-69-72 -5
T75. Billy Mayfair 71-68-72 -5
T75. Patrick Sheehan 71-68-72 -5
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