Armour III, Weekley advance to Q-School finals

Tommy Armour III during the 2011 U.S. Senior Open.

Tommy Armour III during the 2011 U.S. Senior Open.

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Roundups from the second stage of PGA Tour Q-School, where qualifiers advance to the Q-School finals Nov. 30-Dec. 5 at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif.

Hombre Golf Club (Bad/Ugly), Panama City Beach, Fla.

Who won: Tommy Armour III, 52, shot 8-under 276 (66-68-72-70) to finish three shots ahead of Richard Todd, Greg Owen, Hudson Swafford and Chip Deason. Armour, a two-time PGA Tour winner, competed on the Champions Tour this season, collecting four top-10s in 23 starts.

WHO ELSE ADVANCED

Nicholas Thompson, the older brother of Alexis Thompson, shot a final-round 66 to advance. Nicholas finished 61st on this year’s Nationwide Tour money list.

Boo Weekley, a two-time PGA Tour winner and member of the 2008 Ryder Cup team. Weekley had just one top-25 (a 13th-place finish at the Bob Hope Classic) in 23 starts this season.

Zack Byrd, a teammate of Dustin Johnson at Coastal Carolina. Byrd shot 66-81-68-68 to advance with three shots to spare.

Fabian Gomez, who like Byrd had one round in the 80s and three in the 60s. He shot 69-80-68-66.

Len Mattiace, who lost a playoff to Mike Weir at the 2003 Masters. Mattiace, a two-time PGA Tour winner, made eight starts on the PGA and Nationwide tours this year, missing every cut.

WHO MISSED

Peter Lonard, winner of the 2005 MCI Heritage, shot a final-round 67, but missed the cut by a single shot. He shot 68-75-77-67.

Jhared Hack, winner of the 2007 Western Amateur, tied for 29th.

Dillon Dougherty, runner-up to Edoardo Molinari at the 2005 U.S. Amateur, failed to break par in any round and tied for 39th.

Lion Kim, the 2010 U.S. Amateur Public Links champion, also failed to break par and tied for 45th.

Russell Henley, a member of this year’s Walker Cup team, tied for 60th after rounds of 76-73-78-70. Henley is exempt on the Nationwide Tour next year after winning there as an amateur.

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Bear Creek Golf Club, Murrieta, Calif.

Who won: Daniel Summerhays won by three shots despite a final-round 76. Summerhays, who finished 171st on this year’s PGA Tour money list, shot 65-66-69-76 to finish three shots ahead of former World No. 1 David Duval and former PGA Tour winner Jason Gore.

WHO ELSE ADVANCED

Seung-Yul Noh, No, 97 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Noh, 20, has already won on the European Tour and finished 30th at this year’s U.S. Open and Open Championship.

Bio Kim, 21, who finished 162nd on the PGA Tour money list. Kim, like Noh a promising young Korean-born player, was the youngest PGA Tour member this year.

Troy Merritt, who finished 125th on the 2010 PGA Tour money list but fell to No. 202 this season.

WHO MISSED

Joseph Bramlett, a PGA Tour rookie in 2011. Bramlett, who earned his card in his first Q-School attempt, was 196th on the PGA Tour money list and will have conditional Nationwide Tour status.

Morgan Hoffmann, a member of the 2009 U.S. Walker Cup team. Hoffmann missed the cut by three with rounds of 69-71-74-75.

Gregor Main, the medalist at the 2011 U.S. Amateur. He also missed by three after rounds of 71-68-74-76.

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Plantation Preserve Golf Course and Club, Plantation, Fla.

Who won: Erik Flores, who played college golf at UCLA, won by four shots by shooting 16-under 268 (66-64-67-71). He finished four shots ahead of Scott Parel and Mitch Gillis.

WHO ELSE ADVANCED

Jeff Corr, the 2011 Hooters Tour player of the year. Corr won twice and finished in the top-5 in nine of 20 starts on that circuit this season.

Justin Hicks, who was a PGA Tour rookie this year at the age of 36. Hicks made just seven of 23 cuts.

Nate Smith, a PGA Tour rookie in 2011. Smith made just eight of 24 cuts and had zero top-25 finishes. He was 201st on the money list.

WHO MISSED

Notah Begay, a four-time PGA Tour winner, shot a final-round 65 but missed by one shot.

Jamie Lovemark, the 2010 Nationwide Tour player of the year, missed by three shots after shooting 67-66-76-70.

Diego Velasquez, a first-team All-American at Oregon State in 2010, was 8 under par after 36 holes, but shot 76-70 in the final two rounds to miss by four shots.

Arnond Vongvanij, a first-team All-American at Florida this year, tied for 66th after failing to break par in any round this week.

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