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Putnams Join Exclusive Group of PGA TOUR Brothers

Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014 00:40 Friday, 31 October 2014 00:35

altWhile raising his four children, Dan Putnam took up the game of golf as a way to spend time with them. Dan had played a bit recreationally, but not consistently, and he wanted to find an activity to work on and improve on, along with his sons Joel, Michael, Andrew and Nathan. Golf fit the bill.

The family resided in University Place, Washington, outside Tacoma (Dan and his wife Karin have lived in the same house for 19 years), and the Putnams began to frequent Fircrest Golf Club. At first, it was casual, but then Dan began to recognize the natural talent of Michael, his second-oldest son.

When Michael was about 16, Dan decided that it was about time to get him some lessons.

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Canadians Advance To Second Stage Of Web.com Q-School

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 October 2014 14:42 Saturday, 25 October 2014 14:29

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More Canadians have advanced through the first stage of Web.com Tour Q-school at three locations.
 
Second stage begins November 11th. 
 
For those who previously qualified, see the list below this current one.

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Web.com Tour Q-School First Stage: Notable Names

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 October 2014 14:29 Tuesday, 14 October 2014 08:45

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With the 2014-15 PGA TOUR season getting underway at last week's Frys.com Open in Napa, California, another very important tournament commenced at six sites across the country: the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament.

Q-school provides access to the 2015 Web.com Tour for players who can advance through all three stages (some were also required to advance through pre-qualifying, which wrapped up on September 19).

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Ortiz Named Web.com Tour Player of the Year

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:50 Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:07

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (Web.com Tour) — Mexico's Carlos Ortiz was named the 2014 Web.com Tour Player of the Year in a vote of his fellow competitors, it was announced today by PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem and Web.com Tour President Bill Calfee.

The native of Guadalajara, Mexico is the first Latin American to claim Player of the Year honors on the Web.com Tour. He won three times on the Web.com Tour this year to become only the 10th player in Tour history to do so in a single season. His victories came at the Panama Claro Championship in February, in his home country at the El Bosque Mexico Championship in April and the WinCo Foods Portland Open in August.

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TPC Cartagena to Open in Colombia

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 00:48 Thursday, 09 October 2014 00:44

altCARTAGENA, Colombia (PGA) — The TPC Network announces the expansion of its international portfolio with Friday's grand opening of TPC Cartagena at Karibana, Colombia's premier international standard resort and real estate development and the second licensed TPC property in Latin America.

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