Notes: PGA Tour Q-School second stage, Day 3

Jordan Spieth with Texas at the Isleworth Collegiate.

Jordan Spieth with Texas at the Isleworth Collegiate.

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T1Matt Kuchar-5F-5
T1Scott Langley-5F-5
T1William McGirt-5F-5
4Harris English-3F-3
T5Russell Knox-2F-2
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TPC Craig Ranch, McKinney, Texas

Nov. 13-16

Leader: Matt Jones, 17-under 199 (66, 69, 64)

Number of qualifying spots: 20 and ties

Full results

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WHO’S IN GOOD SHAPE

• Jones leap-frogged second-round leader Scott Gutschewski with a third-round 64. Gutschewski finished 49th on this year’s Web.com Tour money list.

• Former Oklahoma State standout Kevin Tway is part of a four-way tie for 10th at 10-under 206. That group also includes Tag Ridings, who finished 48th on the Web.com Tour money list.

Joakim Mikkelsen, a Baylor graduate who won the individual title at last spring’s Big 12 Championship and was a finalist for the 2012 Byron Nelson Award, shot a third-round 65 to climb into a three-way tie for third with Australian Steven Bowditch and Scott Dunlap.

WHO HAS WORK TO DO

• Texas sophomore Jordan Spieth is one shot outside the cut line, in a five-way tie for 22nd. Spieth shot a second consecutive round of 69 on Thursday and is 7 under. Former Oregon player Daniel Miernicki also is part of that tie.

Bio Kim, No. 77 on the Web.com Tour money list, followed opening rounds of 67-70 with a third-round 73. It sent him to a tie for 27th.

• Former Florida State teammates Brooks Koepka and Seath Lauer are part of a six-way tie for 31st at 5-under 211. Koepka shot 70 on Thursday while Lauer shot 66.


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

Nov. 14-17

Full results

Leader: Scott Sterling, 12-under 130 (65-65).

Number of qualifying spots: 19 and ties

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WHO’S IN GOOD SHAPE

Gavin Coles, who finished 179th on the PGA Tour money list, is in fourth after shooting 67-66.

Len Mattiace, who lost a playoff to Mike Weir at the 2003 Masters, is T-9 after shooting consecutive 68s.

• Former Wake Forest standout Lee Bedford shot 63 Thursday and is T-9. He shot 73 in the first round.

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WHO HAS WORK TO DO

• Former Alabama All-American Hunter Hamrick shot 66 Thursday to move to T-27, two shots outside the cut line. He shot 74 in the first round.

John Peterson, who finished T-4 at this year’s U.S. Open, is T-34 after shooting 69-72. He’s three shots outside the cut line.

Erik Compton is T-34 after shooting 68-73. Compton recently completed his rookie season on the PGA Tour.

Scott Langley, the 2010 NCAA champion, is T-34 after shooting 71-70.


Redstone Golf Club, Humble, Texas

Nov. 13-16

Full results

Leader: Franklin Corpening, 15-under 201 (67-67-67)

Number of qualifying spots: 19 and ties

• • •

WHO'S IN GOOD SHAPE

Patrick Reed, who earned more than $300,000 on the PGA Tour this year through Monday qualifying and sponsor exemptions, is T-3 at 11 under.

Mark Anderson, who finished 155th on the PGA Tour money list, rebounded from a first-round 73 to shoot 65-69. He's T-6.

Kelly Kraft, the 2011 U.S. Amateur champion, shot three consecutive 70s. He is one shot inside the cut line.

Alexander Noren, No. 49 in the Official World Golf Ranking, is on the cut line after shooting 74 Thursday. He's at 5-under 211.

• • •

WHO HAS WORK TO DO

• Missouri senior Jace Long is T-31 at 4 under par, one shot outside the cut line. Long won three college titles this fall, and won his Q-School pre-qualifying and first-stage sites.

• Former PGA Tour winner Parker McLachlin is T-40 after shooting 73-67-74.

Rhein Gibson, who made headlines after shooting 55 earlier this year in a casual round, is T-67 at 4 over.


Southern Hills Plantation, Brooksville, Fla.

Nov. 14-17

Full results

Leader: Brian Duncan, 10-under 134 (65-69). Duncan, 29, has played just one PGA Tour and nine Web.com Tour events in his career. He finished 20th on this year’s eGolf Professional Tour money list.

Number of qualifying spots: 19 and ties

• • •

WHO’S IN GOOD SHAPE

Robert Karlsson, a member of Europe’s 2006 and ’08 Ryder Cup teams, is in second place after shooting 68-67. Karlsson finished in the top 10 in three of four majors in 2008.

Matt Hill, the 2009 NCAA champion, is T-8 at 7 under. Hill won this year’s Canadian Tour order of merit.

Billy Hurley, who finished 151st on this year’s PGA Tour money list, also is T-8. The top 150 on the money list are exempt into Q-School’s final stage.

Brandon Brown, the leading money winner on the NGA Tour in 2011 and ’12, shot 67-70. Brown is three shots inside the cut line.

WHO HAS WORK TO DO

• Arnold Palmer’s grandson, Sam Saunders, is T-30 after shooting 69-72. He is one shot outside the cut line.

• Two-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen is T-47 at 1 over.

Corbin Mills, the 2011 U.S. Amateur Public Links champion, shot 78 Thursday and is T-69 at 5 over par. Mills was one of the six players who advanced to second stage after Blayne Barber DQ’d himself from Q-School.


Plantation Preserve Golf Course & Club, Plantation, Fla.

Nov. 13-16

Full results

Leader: Rob Oppenheim, 17-under 196 (63-67-66). Oppenheim, seeking his first PGA Tour card, finished 42nd on this year’s Web.com Tour money list. He recently became the fourth player in Web.com Tour history to register a hole-in-one on a par 4. The Massachusetts native aced the 330-yard 14th hole during the final round of the Web.com Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch near Dallas.

Number of qualifying spots: 19 and ties

• • •

WHO’S IN GOOD SHAPE

• Korea's Meen-Whee Kim is in second place, four shots behind Oppenheim. Kim won his last start before Q-School, the Korean Tour's Donghae Open. He beat PGA Tour players Kevin Na, Paul Casey, Charlie Wi, Seung-Yul Noh and John Huh in that event.

James White, a first-team All-American at Georgia Tech in 2011, rebounded from a first-round 73 by shooting 65-64. He's in fourth place.

Hank Kuehne, the 1998 U.S. Amateur champion, will start Friday's final round on the cut line. Kuehne shot a first-round 74, but has rebounded with 64-67. He's at 8-under 205.

Jamie Lovemark, the 2010 Web.com Tour player of the year, also is at 8 under.

• • •

WHO HAS WORK TO DO

Oliver Fisher, who in 2005 became the youngest competitor in Walker Cup history, is T-25 at 7 under par, one shot above the cut line. He shot 71 Thursday.

Jon Curran, a high-school teammate of Keegan Bradley, is T-42 at 4 under after shooting 72 Thursday.

Manuel Villegas, the younger brother of PGA Tour player Camilo, is T-48 at 3 under par after shooting 67-72-71.

• Four-time PGA Tour winner Notah Begay shot 66 Thursday, but is T-58 at 2 under.


Bear Creek GC, Murrieta, Calif.

Nov. 14-17

Full results

Leader: Si Kim, 13-under 131 (70-61). Kim built a four-shot lead on Thursday with his second-round 11-under 61. He had nine birdies, including four in a row at Nos. 8-11, and an eagle at the par-5 third.

Number of qualifying spots: 19 and ties

• • •

WHO’S IN GOOD SHAPE

Chesson Hadley is tied for second with Todd Demsey. Both players are at 9-under 135. Hadley was one of the players who advanced to second stage when Blayne Barber disqualified himself.

Danny Lee dropped from the first-round lead to T-7 when he followed a 65 with a 73 on Thursday. Lee, the 2008 U.S. Amateur champion, was a PGA Tour rookie. Former Washington standout Nick Taylor also is part of that four-way tie.

Patrick Cantlay, a former UCLA player and the 2011 college Player of the Year, is T-17 at 3-under 141. He has already locked up 2013 status on the Web.com Tour.

• • •

WHO STILL HAS WORK TO DO

Bryden MacPherson, a former Georgia player who won the British Amateur in 2011, is T-29 at 1-under 143.

Jason Gore, a PGA Tour winner (2005 84 Lumber Classic), is T-38 at even-par 144.

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