Complete results: First stage Champions Q-School

Monday, October 31, 2011

Highlights from the first stage of Champions Tour Qualifying School, played at various sites around the country.

Woodforest Golf Club, Montgomery, Texas

Who won: Barry Lane, a five-time winner on the PGA European Tour and three-time European Senior Tour winner (including twice this year), finished at 9-under 275 to win by five shots over fellow European Tour winner Miquel Angel Martin.

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Who also qualified:

Lance Ten Broeck, PGA Tour caddie for Jesper Parnevik; Mike Donald, who lost 1990 U.S. Open playoff to Hale Irwin at Medinah; and Danny Edwards, five-time PGA Tour winner

Who missed out:

Vic Wilk, first left-handed winner on the Nationwide Tour (1994 Knoxville Open); Jim Ragland, whose son, Toby, missed qualifying at PGA Golf Club in Florida. The Raglands were trying to become the first father/son to advance in Q-School in same year.

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Palm Course at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.

Who won: Angel Franco, brother of four-time PGA Tour winner, Carlos, finished at 11-under 277 to win by one shot over P.H. Horgan.

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Who also qualified:

Damon Green, caddie for PGA Tour player Zach Johnson, who tied for 13th at the U.S. Senior Open this year; Ben Bates, holder of most career starts on Nationwide Tour (410); Jim Roy, who had a full Champions Tour card in 2010.

Who missed out:

Fulton Allem, three-time PGA Tour winner and regular on Champions Tour since 2008; Bob Mattiace, brother of PGA Tour's Len Mattiace; Don Levin, who played PGA Tour in 1980s and is father of Tour player Spencer Levin.

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Primm Valley Golf Club, Las Vegas

Who won: Robin Freeman shot 14-under 274 to win by two shots over Mike Miles. Freeman split time between the PGA Tour and Champions Tour in 2010.

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Who also qualified:

Keith Clearwater, two-time PGA Tour winner who won Champions Tour Q-School in 2010; Mark Johnson, winner of 2004 Champions Tour Q-School and won 2005 Toshiba Senior Classic

Who missed out:

Jack Nicklaus' son, Jackie, who is president of Nicklaus Golf Course Design; T.C. Chen, who is famously known for his double-hit chip from the rough during the final round of the 1985 U.S. Open. He lost to Andy North by one shot.