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What It Feels Like... to Earn a PGA TOUR Card

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:21 Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:17

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The top-75 money leaders from the Tour's Regular Season and players who finished 126-200 on the PGA TOUR's FedExCup points list at the conclusion of the PGA TOUR's regular season, come together this week for the conclusion of the Tour Finals.

It's a week filled with drama, stress and tears as the field fights for one of 50 PGA TOUR cards available for the 2014-2015 season.

To get ready for the Tour Championship, we asked some past Tour graduates what it felt like to earn their PGA TOUR card for the first time.



Thomas Claims First Tour Win in Playoff

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:07 Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01

Justin Thomas

Canadian Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sunday for his first Tour title, beating Richard Sterne with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Thomas hit a wedge from 75 yards to 2 1/2 feet to set up his winning birdie on the par-4 18th. Sterne blew a late three-stroke lead, then missed a birdie putt in the playoff after leaving his approach 20 feet short.



Priority Ranking Order for 'The 50' on the Tour

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 18:20 Monday, 15 September 2014 17:56

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (PGATOUR.COM) — The third of four 2014 Tour Finals' events is now complete, with Justin Thomas capturing the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday. The following is the list of 50 players who make up the priority ranking order for 2014-15 on the PGA TOUR with one event remaining this week.



Commissioner Finchem Pleased with Growth of Tour

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:58 Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:53

Tim Finchem


PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem held his annual "State of the TOUR" press conference. In it, he discussed his optimism for the Tour now and in the future, as the Tour continues to cement its reputation as the path to the PGA TOUR.

It has been an exciting season on the Tour, as numerous young players excelled throughout the Regular Season to secure TOUR status for 2014-15, and more are jockeying to earn status through the Finals.

Read more... Tour Pros Join Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patients at ‘Pros for Patients’

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:25 Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:22

altCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Kevin Prise/PGATOUR.COM) — The Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship held a "Pros Fore Patients" activity on the driving range and practice green at Ohio State University Golf Club, bringing together Tour professionals and Nationwide Children's Hospital pediatric cancer patients and survivors.



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