Complete coverage: 2017 Web.com Tour Q-School, first stage

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Complete coverage: 2017 Web.com Tour Q-School, first stage

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Complete coverage: 2017 Web.com Tour Q-School, first stage

The first stage of 2017 Web.com Tour Q-School takes place Sept. 26-Oct. 13 at 12 sites across the U.S.

We’ll keep track of the results as each site finishes, and provide you with information on notables who advanced to second stage, and those who didn’t.

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Maricopa, Ariz.

Ak-Chin Southern Dunes GC, Maricopa, Ariz., Sept. 26-29

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 23 and ties

Medalist: Jared du Toit opens in 10-under 62 and takes off from there, closing in consecutive 67s to finish at 26-under 262 and take medalist honors by six shots.

The Canadian started his college career at Idaho but began making a name for himself after transferring to Arizona State. Du Toit really burst onto the scene with a breakout performance as an amateur at last year’s RBC Canadian Open – sharing the 54-hole lead on his way to a T-9 finish. Du Toit turned pro this year following his senior season at Arizona State, finishing top 10 three times in 11 starts on his way to 23rd on the Mackenzie Tour money list.

Notables who advanced: Steven Fox, the 2012 U.S. Amateur champion, opened in 64 and closed with three straight 68s to tie for second at 20 under. … Michael Weaver, the runner-up to Fox at the 2012 U.S. Amateur, also passed through. The former Cal standout closed in a bogey-free 63 to finish fourth at 19 under. … Derek Barron cruised through in a tie for ninth at 14 under thanks to an opening 66 and a final-round 67. Barron is a 32-year-old former pro baseball prospect who qualified for the 2017 U.S. Open but otherwise played his season on the Mackenzie Tour (where he posted two top 10s in nine starts to place 38th on the money list). … Anthony Paolucci, a former junior No. 1, closes in 72 but still passes through as he finishes T-11 at 13 under. Paolucci, who won on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica in 2016, was Jordan Spieth’s chief rival in junior golf.

Notables who did not advance: Byron Meth, the 2014 U.S. Amateur Public Links winner, closes in 72 to finish 8 under and miss out on advancing by a single shot. … Former San Diego State golfer Nahum Mendoza posts a final-round 78 to fall to 6 under and short of moving on. … Famed long-drive champion Jamie Sadlowski posts all four rounds of 73 or better but finishes in a tie for 41st at 3 under, well short of advancing.

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Lakeland, Fla.

Grasslands G&CC, Lakeland, Fla., Oct. 3-6

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 22 and ties

Medalist: Zach Zaback, a 23-year-old former UConn golfer from Cromwell, Conn., posted a 15-under 273 to capture medalist honors by two shots.

Notables who advanced: Garrett Osborn closed in 8-under 64 to finish in a tie for third at 11 under. The former UAB golfer qualified for the U.S. Open at age 32 earlier this year. Osborn didn’t start in competitive golf until age 18. … Ben Wolcott, who finished up his career at Ole Miss in 2017, placed T-11 at 6 under to move on. … Cristobal Del Solar, a Florida State golfer who also finished his college career in 2017, also posts at 6 under in a tie for 11th. 

Notables who did not advance: Greg Eason, a former standout at UCF, closes in 69 to finish at 2 under and fall one shot short of moving on. The Englishman started his 2017 Web.com Tour season by losing 32 balls in two rounds and shooting 91-95. … Tyson Alexander, son of legendary former Florida men’s golf coach Buddy Alexander, also finishes the week 2 under and one short of moving to second stage. … Ty Tryon posts a 4-over 292 for a T-44 showing. Tryon famously became the youngest player to earn his PGA Tour card, doing so at age 17 in 2001, before his career took a nosedive. Tryon, now 33, has played in two PGA Tour events since 2004 and hasn’t competed in a Web.com Tour event since the 2012 Mexico Open. … Taylor Funk starts 66-79, a wild swing that ended in a showing of 46th at 5 over. The former Texas player and son of Fred Funk turned pro a year early, moving to the paid ranks following his junior 2016-17 season. … Charles Wang qualified for the Web.com Tour in 2016 at age 18 after being the youngest player at final stage of 2015 Web.com Tour Q-School. This time he finishes in a tie for 52nd at 9 over to fail to get past first stage.

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Lantana, Texas

Lantana (Texas) GC, Oct. 3-6

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 24 and ties

Medalist: Former TCU golfer Paul Barjon was 29 under for the week in Texas to win by three shots. The 25-year-old had two top 10s but made just four cuts in 20 starts on the 2017 Web.com Tour. Barjon finished the season 115th on the money list to fail to retain his card.

Notables who advanced: Charlie Saxon, a former Oklahoma golfer, finished with a 72 but posted at 18 under for the week for a T-10 finish. Saxon made 20 starts combined on the Web.com Tour and PGA Tour Latinoamerica in 2017, posting one top-10 finish and five top-25 showings. … Drew Evans, of Dallas, Texas, fires a final-round 62 to finish in solo 13th at 16 under and advance. … Rodolfo Cazaubon closes in 65 to finish the week T-16 at 14 under. The Mexican player placed first on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica money list in 2015 after three wins. … Edward Loar, a two-time winner on the Web.com Tour, also shoots 14 under to pass through.

Notables who did not advance: Former Texas A&M player Greg Yates posted at 10 under to fall two short of advancing. Yates played 18 events on the Web.com Tour in 2017 and finished 136th on the money list. … Chelso Barrett, a former Barjon teammate at TCU, also comes up two short at 10 under. … Ryan Gildersleeve, medalist at this site last year, closes in 2-over 74 to post at 9 under (T-38) and not even pass through at all this time.

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Nebraska City, Neb.

ArborLinks, Nebraska City, Neb., Oct. 3-6

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 24 and ties

Medalist: Nick Voke opens in 72 but closes 65-66-65 to sneak away with the win by a shot at 16-under 268. The Kiwi finished up his Iowa State career this spring but is still playing as an amateur for the moment. Voke was an All-American in his 2016-17 senior campaign with the Cyclones and won five times in his college career.

Notables who advanced: Wyndham Clark actually held the lead through 54 holes but had to settle for solo second at 15 under. Still, he advances easily. Clark started his college career at Oklahoma State but transferred to Oregon, where he has an incredible 2016-17 senior season that saw him finish No. 1 in Golfweek‘s college rankings. … Stephane Dubois fires an 8-under 63 to rocket to 7 under and a tie for eighth. The Canadian goes from outside the bubble to firmly in. … Mike Van Sickle, son of noted golf writer Gary Van Sickle, also finishes strong, closing in a 6-under 65 to post in a tie for 10th at 6 under and move on. … Former Kansas standout Chase Hanna also posts at 6 under to advance. … Matt Ryan (no, not the Atlanta Falcons quarterback) was medalist at this site last year. He can’t repeat that performance, but he does just fine with a 6-under showing that moves him to second stage. … Austen Truslow left the Virginia men’s golf team after his freshman fall semester there in 2014 and eventually turned pro. The former top junior is now onto second stage after a 3-under showing here earned him a T-20 finish. … Cameron Wilson, the 2014 NCAA individual champion, closes in 67. It’s a clutch final round, as the Stanford product jumps up to 2 under, advancing to second stage on the number from this site. … Alex Springer, a former Central Missouri player, closes in 73 but passes through on the number in a tie for 23rd. The amateur finished up his college career in 2016-17.

Notables who did not advance: Brad Gehl, a former Oklahoma State player, finishes the week 1 over (T-38) to fall three short of moving on. … Ruben Sondjaja, an amateur, can’t copy the success of former Iowa State teammate Voke. Sondjaja finishes the week in a tie for 44th at 3 over. … Former Georgia player T.J. Mitchell finishes T-47 at 4 over to fall short of advancing.

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San Diego, Calif.

The Crosby, San Diego, Calif., Oct. 3-6

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 23 and ties

Medalist: John Oda uses a third-round 62 to boost himself into contention and then closes in 4-under 66 to finish at 17-under 263 and take medalist honors by a shot.

The former UNLV standout revealed to Golfweek in August that he had decided to turn pro and skip his senior season with the Rebels. Oda was a first-team All-America selection in his 2016-17 junior season and won four times in college. His final year at UNLV netted him a No. 18 ranking by Golfweek at season’s end. A strong start for the Hawaii native, considering his time as a pro is just over a month at this point.

Notables who advanced: Zach Foushee, a member of Oregon’s 2016 national championship squad, opens in 64 and never shoots worse than 70 to post in a tie for 14th at 7 under and advance. Foushee was a key player in the Ducks’ match-play run to the title. In fact, he captured his final match without hitting a single shot, as Beau Hossler forfeited the match due to a shoulder injury that would eventually require surgery. … Kyle Jones overcomes an  opening 74 with rounds of 67, 65 and 68 to move on. The former All-American at Baylor finished the week T-17 at 6 under. … Byron Smith shoots four rounds of 70 or better to finish 4 under and T-20. The 36-year-old moves on as he tries to earn his card back on a circuit where he won in 2014 on his way to earning his PGA Tour card for the following season. … Gunn Yang, the 2014 U.S. Amateur champion, comes up big on the final day. A final-round 5-under 65 allows him to finish 3 under (T-23) and advance to second stage on the number.

Notables who did not advance: Jeremy Paul, a leader of a rising Colorado squad before leaving to turn pro during the spring of his 2016-17 senior season, falters with a final-round 73 to finish 2 under (T-26) and miss out on advancing by one shot. … Former USC player Andrew Levitt, who finished his Trojan career in 2016-17, also fell one short at 2 under. … Jonah Texeira, who left USC after his junior season and turned pro, closes in 65 but his 1-under score for the week puts him T-38 and two short of moving on. … Matt Pridey, of Salinas, Calif., closes in 63 to rocket up the leaderboard. But he only gets to even and solo 32nd, failing to advance.

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Dayton, Nev.

Dayton (Nev.) Valley GC, Oct. 10-13

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 22 and ties

Medalist: Eric Onesi, of Bear, Del., fired four sub-70 rounds to post at 21 under and take medalist honors by a shot. The 29-year-old Old Dominion grad had been a Mackenzie Tour regular the last three years, posting two top 10s in 35 starts. He opened this week in 65 and never looked back from there.

Notables who advanced: UCLA, past and present, is represented well high on this leaderboard. Former Bruins standout Jake Knapp places solo second at 20 under to advance. Tyler Collier, currently a senior at UCLA, cruises through in third at 15 under after a final-round 65. Former Bruin Lorens Chan also passes through in fourth at 14 under. … Hugo Bernard, a Canadian amateur, finishes in a tie for seventh at 9 under to advance. … Chris Crawford, who’s qualified for the last two U.S. Opens, also places T-7. … So does former USC star Sean Crocker, as he advances as well. … Ex-New Mexico player Andrej Bevins, who finished his college career in 2017, finishes T-16 at 5 under to move on.

Notables who did not advance: Former Cal player Shotaro Ban never shoots an over-par round for the week but finishes it at 3 under – one shot short of advancing. … Matt Marshall, who made the cut at the 2016 U.S. Open, finishes in a tie for 36th at 1 over. But that leaves him well short of what he needed. … Walker Huddy, who finished his Cal career in 2017, ties for 47th at 4 over. … Alex Moon, a former Texas teammate of Jordan Spieth’s and a golfing buddy of his, opens in 82 on his way to a tie for 60th at 14 over.

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Kannapolis, N.C.

The Club at Irish Creek, Kannapolis, N.C., Oct. 10-13

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 24 and ties

Medalist: Drew Weaver posts three rounds of 66 or better in a 21-under performance and a four-shot victory. Weaver was a standout at Virginia Tech and made his biggest splash in amateur golf by winning the 2007 British Amateur. That earned him an invite to the 2008 Masters, where he would miss the cut. He would finish T-40 at the 2009 U.S. Open, though. And Weaver, 30, owns five professional wins, including a Mackenzie Tour title. Weaver is looking for his first full season on the Web.com Tour, where he’s made 23 starts combined in the last two campaigns.

Notables who advanced: Derek Bard fires a closing 71 but still eases on past with a solo sixth at 14 under. The former Virginia All-American was the runner-up at the 2015 U.S. Amateur and competed in the 2016 Masters and U.S. Open. … Andrew Novak finishes in a tie for seventh at 13 under despite a closing 74. He’s the ex-Wofford player who once made a putt of 100-plus feet in an NCAA regional. … William Rainey, who finished his College of Charleston career in 2017, passes through in a tie for 12th at 10 under. … Vincent Whaley, who finished his Georgia Tech career in 2017, finishes T-14 at 9 under to move on. … Stewart Jolly also finishes T-14 in spite of a final-round 75. Jolly was a member of LSU’s 2015 national championship squad. … Aman Gupta, an 18-year-old amateur, passes through on the number at 7 under (T-22). So does Justin Johnson thanks to a closing 66. … Matthew Oshrine, an amateur who completed his time at Duke in 2017, also makes it through on the number. … So does Tadd Fujikawa, of Sony Open fame, even with a final-round 75.

Notables who did not advance: Max Greyserman, another player who just finished up at Duke, finishes in 74 to fall two short in a tie for 37th at 5 under. … George Bryan, Wesley Bryan’s brother and one-half of the famous Bryan Bros trick shot team, finishes the week in a tie for 50th at 1 under to fall well short. … Amateur U-Minn Woon places T-72 at 8 over in a rough week.

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St. George, Utah

SunRiver GC, St. George, Utah, Oct. 10-13

Final scores

Advancing to second stage: Top 24 and ties

Medalist: Bryan Bigley closed 62-63 to run away with medalist honors by seven shots. The 32-year-old has worked as a greenkeeper but is looking to earn another shot at the Web.com Tour. He made 18 starts there in 2016 and 19 on the circuit this year. But he only has two top 10s to show for it. This season, he made just eight of 19 cuts and finished 147th on the money list to lose his card.

Notables who advanced: Oregonian Damiam Telles closes in 10-under 60 to rocket to a tie for 15th at 10 under and advance in clutch fashion. … Kurt Kitayama also finishes at 10 under. The UNLV alum closed 64-69-66 to do so. … Ryan Yip also places at 10 under as does Vince India. … Former Washington standout Corey Pereira posts at 9 under to place T-20 and advance (the cut came down at 8 under).

Notables who did not advance: Former Oregon golfer Brandon McIver closes in 70 to finish at 7 under and miss out on advancing by one. … Chris Williams, another ex-Washington standout, also fails to advance. The former World Amateur No. 1 finishes in a tie for 41st at 1 under.

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The Woodlands, Texas

The Woodlands (Tournament), The Woodlands, Texas, Oct. 10-13

Final scores

Advancing to second stage: Top 24 and ties

Medalist: Scott Kelly, of Austin, Texas, takes medalist honors by five shots with four sub-70 rounds. He finishes the week at 18 under.

Notables who advanced: Julio Vegas, brother of Jhonattan Vegas, places in a tie for third at 10 under to slide on through. … Cory Whitsett closes 66-69 to place T-9 at 7 under. Whitsett was a key member of Alabama’s 2013 and ’14 national title squads. … Sam Burns, the former LSU star and top-ranked college golfer who recently turned pro, finishes in a tie for 11th at 6 under to cruise through. … So does Will Zalatoris, a senior at Wake Forest. The Amateur finishes at 6 under despite a closing 75.

Notables who did not advance: Former LSU standout Brandon Pierce finishes at 1 over to miss out on advancing by three shots. … James Nitties, a one-time Web.com Tour winner in 127 starts on the circuit, finishes in a tie for 42nd at 4 over to fall short. … Fred Wedel, the surprise U.S. Amateur semifinalist in 2014, finishes T-47 at 6 over.

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West Palm Beach, Fla.

The Breakers Rees Jones Course, West Palm Beach, Fla., Oct. 10-13

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 23 and ties

Medalist: Sean Kelly closes with three straight sub-70 rounds to take medalist honors by a shot. Kelly, of Bradenton, Fla., finished the week at 14 under.

Notables who advanced: Oliver Goss takes second at 13 under. The Aussie also took second four years ago at the U.S. Amateur, as he lost in the final to Matt Fitzpatrick. … Former Texas standout Gavin Hall also flies through thanks to four rounds of 70 or better. Hall finishes the week solo fourth at 11 under. … Trevor Sluman comes in solo fifth at 10 under. He is the nephew of major winner Jeff Sluman. … Olin Browne Jr. posts in a tie for seventh at 6 under. He is the son of three-time PGA Tour winner Olin Browne. … J.D. Tomlinson, a standout at Florida, finishes T-11 and advances at 5 under despite a closing 74. … Jonathan Garrick, once an All-American at UCLA, ties for 18th at 2 under. … Matt Hill advances on the number at 1 under. The Canadian won the Haskins Award presented by Stifel in 2009 at North Carolina State as he won eight times that season – tying Tiger Woods’ college single-season wins record.

Notables who did not advance: Zach Wright, a key member of LSU’s 2015 title squad, misses by two shots as he places T-26 at 1 over. … M.J. Maguire, the older brother of Jack Maguire, posts in a tie for 31st at 2 over. … Rigel Fernandes, a standout at South Florida, finishes in a tie for 37th at 5 over to miss out.

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Mobile, Ala.

RTJ Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove (Crossings), Mobile, Ala., Oct. 12-14

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 24 and ties

Medalist: Andy Pope closes 65-67-66 to seal medalist honors by a shot at 20 under. The 33-year-old has competed in the U.S. Open the last three years and has played in 76 Web.com Tour events. His best finish on the season money list is 89th.

Notables who advanced: Hunter Hamrick finishes in a tie for fourth at 18 under. He was a key member of an Alabama program on the rise to two national titles (which were won in the two years after Hamrick graduated). … Carter Jenkins, who ended his college career at North Carolina in 2016, is moving on after placing T-8 at 17 under. … Former UCF player Kyle Wilshire ties for 22nd at 12 under to make the cut to advance on the number.

Notables who did not advance: Former Oklahoma State standout Zachary Olsen falls two short of moving on at 10 under. … The same goes for Charlie Danielson, an ex-Illini star, as his closing 70 only gets him to 10 under. … Chris Wilson also finishes at 10 under. The 33-year-old is a Web.com Tour winner with 123 starts on the circuit.

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Pine Mountain, Ga.

Callaway Gardens (Mountain View), Pine Mountain, Ga., Oct. 12-14

Final results

Advancing to second stage: Top 22 and ties

Medalist: Jimmy Stanger posts four 67s for a 20-under total and a one-shot victory. Stanger was a first-team All-American for Virginia in 2016-17 and competed in a PGA Tour event, the Valspar Championship, in the spring. The rising star now cruises to second stage.

Notables who advanced: Dru Love, son of Davis Love III, finishes with a pair of 66s to tie for second at 19 under and pass through easily. Love qualified for the U.S. Open this year and finished his college career at Alabama in 2017. … Former South Carolina standout Matt NeSmith closes in 73 but does just fine with a tie for fourth at 18 under. … Kevin Hall, deaf since age 2, finishes the week in a tie for 14th at 12 under. Hall won the 2004 Big Ten Championship when he played at Ohio State. … Former Virginia Tech standout Trevor Cone moves on after also placing T-14.

Notables who did not advance: Jamie Sindelar, son of Joey Sindelar, finishes with 72 to post at 9 under and fall two short of advancing. … Another famous golfing son also falls short. Robert Mize, son of Larry Mize, finishes in a tie for 50th at even par. … Amateur Jack Smith posts a T-59 showing at 2 over.

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