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Derek Fathauer earned full status on the PGA Tour with a win at the Web.com Tour Championship.
Derek Fathauer earned full status on the PGA Tour with a win at the Web.com Tour Championship.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – There was a lot at stake in the final round of the Web.com Tour Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Some were fighting for their job, others for a trophy, a few for full-exempt status for the 2014-15 season, and, of course, the largest purse of the season.

With so many subplots, here’s the Cliff's Notes version: Derek Fathauer is $180,000 richer; he, Adam Hadwin and Carlos Ortiz are fully exempt for the upcoming PGA Tour season; Nick Taylor went low (63); Eric Axley made his card by $33.61, and Travis Bertoni and ...

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Brentley Romine
Derek Fathauer
Derek Fathauer

Derek Fathauer already has secured his PGA Tour card for next season. Now, he's trying to earn full exempt status.

Fathauer shot 3-under 67 in Saturday's third round of the Web.com Tour Championship to move to 12 under and grab a one-shot lead at TPC Sawgrass' Dye's Valley course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Second-round leader Zac Blair shot 71 in the third round and is second at 11 under.

The Louisville product, already with two top 10s in the Web.com Tour Finals, entered the week at 14th in the Web.com Tour priority ranking ...

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Brentley Romine
Zac Blair leads at the Web.com Tour Championship.
Zac Blair leads at the Web.com Tour Championship.

First-round leader Zac Blair could only complete 15 holes before play was suspended due to darkness Friday at the Web.com Tour Championship.

However, the BYU product remains in the lead at 12 under, three shots ahead of Derek Fathauer, who shot 4-under 66 in the second round at TPC Sawgrass' Dye's Valley course to move to 9 under. Blair was 5 under on his second round before play was halted.

Blair is among those still fighting to obtain PGA Tour status for next season. Twenty-five players have already secured their cards via the regular-season money list, including money ...

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September 18, 2014 | 6:04 p.m.

Web.com Tour: Blair leads at TPC Sawgrass

Andy Zunz
Zac Blair leads at the Web.com Tour Championship.
Zac Blair leads at the Web.com Tour Championship.

Zac Blair opened the Web.com Tour Championship with a 7-under 63, but the leaderboard is not the only thing that matters this weekend.

Blair sits atop the tournament leaderboard, but it's the Web.com Tour Priority Ranking that is looming large. The top 50 on the Web.com Tour Priority Ranking following the event will determine PGA Tour status for the 50 graduates receiving their cards for the 2014-2015 season.

Twenty-five players have already secured their cards via the regular-season money list while 25 more are up for grabs for the top earners in the Web.com Tour ...

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Brentley Romine
Justin Thomas notched his first Web.com Tour victory, topping Richard Sterne in a playoff at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.
Justin Thomas notched his first Web.com Tour victory, topping Richard Sterne in a playoff at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.

Justin Thomas notched his first Web.com Tour victory Sunday, topping Richard Sterne in a playoff at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.

After finishing regulation at 6-under 278, Thomas stuck his approach shot from about 75 yards to inside of 3 feet at the par-4 18th at the Ohio State University Golf Course's Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio. Sterne missed his 30-foot birdie putt while Thomas converted his short birdie to seal the victory.

"I don’t really feel much," said Thomas, who shot 1-under 71 Sunday after entering the final round tied for the lead with Sterne ...

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September 13, 2014 | 5:29 p.m.

Web.com: 3 players tied for the lead in Columbus

Cassie Stein
Justin Thomas is tied for the lead heading into the final round of the Web.com Tour's Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.
Justin Thomas is tied for the lead heading into the final round of the Web.com Tour's Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.

Three players – Justin Thomas, Derek Fathauer and Richard Sterne – are tied for the lead after three rounds of the Web.com Tour’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship.

All three players are tied at 5-under 208 at the Ohio State University Golf Club in Columbus, Ohio.

Fathauer, who held a three-shot lead through 36 holes, shot a 5-over 76 in the third round, while Thomas posted a 1-over 72 and Sterne recorded a third-round 67.

Fathauer, Thomas and Sterne are looking for their first Web.com Tour wins, but will need to hold off 19 players within five shots on ...

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Cassie Stein
Derek Fathauer
Derek Fathauer

Derek Fathauer continues to lead at the Web.com Tour’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship after a second-round 69.

Fathauer, who is looking for his first Web.com Tour win, has only two blemishes on his scorecards through 36 holes, plus 12 birdies. He leads by three shots at 10 under.

The Louisville-graduate leads Vaughn Taylor by three shots. Taylor’s 36-hole total is 7-under 135.

Other notables in the top 10: 3. Justin Thomas (69–136); 4. Kyle Stanley (39–136); T-5. Tony Finau (72–138); T-7. Blayne Barber (74–139), Andrew Loupe (75–139), Steve Marino (68 ...

September 11, 2014 | 6:36 p.m.

Web.com: Derek Fathauer takes lead in Columbus

Andy Zunz
Derek Fathauer jumped out to a first-round lead at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.
Derek Fathauer jumped out to a first-round lead at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.

Derek Fathauer has made a habit out of opening golf tournaments with a round in the 60s, and Thursday was no exception.

Fathauer shot an 8-under 63 at the Web.com Tour's Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship in Columbus, Ohio.

This is the third-straight tournament Fathauer has started with a solid round; he opened both the Hotel Fitness Championship and Chiquita Classic with a 66.

Fathauer went bogey-free in his round, making eight birdies. He averaged 342 yards driving the ball and hit nearly 89 percent of greens in regulation at the Ohio State University Golf Course, Golfweek's ...

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Categories: Andy Zunz, Pro, Web.com Tour
Andy Zunz
Adam Hadwin won the Chiquita Classic during the 2014 Web.com Tour Finals (shown here during the 2013 U.S. Open).
Adam Hadwin won the Chiquita Classic during the 2014 Web.com Tour Finals (shown here during the 2013 U.S. Open).

Adam Hadwin fired a 4-under 68 Sunday en route to a two-stroke win at the Web.com Tour's Chiquita Classic.

Hadwin made only two bogeys in his final 36 holes at River Run Country Club in Davidson, N.C. He fended off John Peterson, who finished at 16 under.

Tom Hoge took third, finishing three strokes back at 15 under and two strokes ahead of a group of four golfers tied for fourth at 13 under.

The Web.com Tour Finals field consists of Nos. 26-75 on Web.com money list and Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's ...

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Andy Zunz
Greg Chalmers has the 54-hole lead at the Chiquita Classic.
Greg Chalmers has the 54-hole lead at the Chiquita Classic.

Greg Chalmers shot his third-consecutive round in the 60s, taking the lead at the Web.com Tour's Chiquita Classic through three rounds.

Chalmers, who is at 15 under par with one round to go, shot a 5-under 67 at River Run Country Club in Davidson, N.C. Adam Hadwin trails by a shot, moving to 14 under after firing a 67.

John Peterson (13 under) and Scott Pinckney (12 under) are in third and fourth, respectively, just ahead of a group of four at 11 under.

Chalmers made eight birdies and three bogeys on the day, hitting nearly 78 ...

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Categories: Andy Zunz, Pro, Web.com Tour
Andy Zunz
Greg Chalmers sits in second through two rounds at the Web.com Tour's Chiquita Classic.
Greg Chalmers sits in second through two rounds at the Web.com Tour's Chiquita Classic.

Derek Fathauer carded his second straight 66, grabbing the lead at the Chiquita Classic.

Fathauer, who is at 12 under through 36 holes, leads a group of three golfers at 10 under, including Greg Chalmers, Scott Pinckney and Brett Stegmaier.

Fathauer made seven birdies on the day, shooting a 5-under 31 on the front nine. He climbed two spots on the leaderboard after shooting 6 under for the day at River Run Country Club in Davidson, N.C.

The Web.com Tour Finals field consists of Nos. 26-75 on Web.com money list and Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour ...

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Brentley Romine
Adam Hadwin won the Chiquita Classic during the 2014 Web.com Tour Finals (shown here during the 2013 U.S. Open).
Adam Hadwin won the Chiquita Classic during the 2014 Web.com Tour Finals (shown here during the 2013 U.S. Open).

Adam Hadwin birdied the first six holes on his back nine Thursday at River Run Country Club en route to carding a 9-under 63 and grabbing the opening-round lead at the Chiquita Classic.

Hadwin leads John Peterson by two shots in Davidson, N.C., the second of four stops in the Web.com Tour Finals. The Canadian made nine birdies total and went bogey-free in the first round.

The Web.com Tour Finals field consists of Nos. 26-75 on Web.com money list and Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings. The top 25 on the money ...

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Categories: Pro, Web.com Tour, Top Stories
Cassie Stein
Bud Cauley won his first professional tournament on Sunday at the Web.com Tour's Hotel Fitness Championship.
Bud Cauley won his first professional tournament on Sunday at the Web.com Tour's Hotel Fitness Championship.

Bud Cauley shot a final-round 7-under 65 to claim the Web.com Tour’s Hotel Fitness Championship – the first of four tournaments of the Web.com Tour finals. This was Cauley’s first professional victory.

The former Alabama standout finished the 72-hole tournament at Sycamore Hills GC in Fort Wayne, Ind., at 20-under 268 with rounds of 66-70-67-65. Colt Knost, who was the 54-hole leader, finished one-back at 19 under.

With his one-shot victory, Cauley regains his PGA Tour card for the 2014-15 season as does Knost.

Other notables in the top 10:

  • David Lingmerth: 64, 14-under 274, T-4
  • Sam ...

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Brentley Romine
Colt Knost, still trying to earn his PGA Tour card for next season, fired a third-round 5-under 67 Saturday to take the lead at the Hotel Fitness Championship.
Colt Knost, still trying to earn his PGA Tour card for next season, fired a third-round 5-under 67 Saturday to take the lead at the Hotel Fitness Championship.

After losing his PGA Tour card last season, Colt Knost notched just two top 10s – both in August – in 19 Web.com Tour starts this season, finishing 34th on the regular-season money list.

However, his chances of regaining his PGA Tour status greatly increased following Saturday's 5-under 67 that gave him the 54-hole lead at the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.

A victory would clinch a PGA Tour card for Knost, who won twice on the Web.com Tour in 2008 to secure a PGA Tour card for the 2009 ...

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August 29, 2014 | 7:50 p.m.

Sam Saunders leads Web.com Tour Finals opener

Sam Saunders during the second round of the Hotel Fitness Championship.
Sam Saunders during the second round of the Hotel Fitness Championship.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Sam Saunders shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.

The 27-year-old Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson, birdied five of his final seven holes in the second round at Sycamore Hills — the Jack Nicklaus-designed course that was drenched by 11 inches of rain late last week.

Saunders finished 45th on the Web.com Tour's regular-season money list. Nos. 26-75 on Web.com money list and Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings ...

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