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First 25 of 50 PGA TOUR Cards Will Be Determined at Winco Foods Portland Open

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 August 2014 01:26 Saturday, 23 August 2014 01:21

altPORTLAND, Oregon — This week's WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft is the 21st and final Regular Season event on the 2014 Tour schedule. The end of the Regular Season will determine which players earn the first 25 of 50 available PGA TOUR cards for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

A second set of 25 cards will be on the line at the four-event Tour Finals which get underway August 28-31, 2014, at the Hotel Fitness Championship in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Finals will feature the Tour's top-75 money winners after Portland and Nos. 126-200 on the PGA TOUR's FedExCup points list (less those with exemptions) after the Wyndham Championship, which concluded yesterday.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 19:21 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 18:53


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Site: Paramus, New Jersey.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Ridgewood Country Club (7,319 yards, par 71).

Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.



Martin Piller Wins News Sentinel Open by Two

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 01:56 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 01:51

Martin PillerKNOXVILLE, Tennessee (Royce Thompson/PGATOUR.COM) – Former Texas A&M University teammates Martin Piller and Bronson Burgoon put on a show Sunday afternoon at the 25th playing of the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot. Burgoon fired a 62, to tie the course record, that included a back nine 30 at Fox Den Country Club. Piller answered every birdie Burgoon made on the final nine, posting a 31 coming in, and carded a 63 for a 22-under par 262 two-stroke triumph. Piller captures his third victory on the Tour and the $99,000 first-place check vaults the Dallas, Texas resident up to No. 29 on the Regular Season money list.



PGA TOUR Announces Dates, Sites for 2014 Tour Qualifying Tournament

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 August 2014 17:45 Sunday, 17 August 2014 17:39

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The PGA TOUR has announced dates and sites for the 2014 Tour Qualifying School, which will consist of four qualifying stages – Pre, First, Second and Final – and provide 2015 Tour membership to all Finalists.

The application deadline for First, Second and Finals Stages is Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 5 p.m. ET. Applications for First, Second and Finals Stages are available online at:

The deadline for Pre-Qualifying was Wednesday, August 13, 2014.



Fast, Piller Share Lead at News Sentinel Open

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 01:07 Friday, 15 August 2014 01:02


KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (PGATOUR.COM) — Matt Fast celebrated the 25th anniversary of the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot with three consecutive birdies to finish his round. The former Mississippi State Bulldog fired a bogey-free 65 Thursday morning at Fox Den Country Club and is joined at the top of the leaderboard by Martin Piller.

Local favorite Brandon Bunn, Cory Whitsett, Ryan Spears, Sung Joon Park, and Monday qualifier Brandon Brown posted five-under 66.



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