Three area players all competed in the First Stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club in Valdosta, Georgia, October 27-30. They all advanced.
Mike VanSickle, Wexfprd–69-70-72-73–282, tied sixth
Justin Smith, Franklin–69-70-72-73–284–tied 13rh
Bobby MacWhinnie, Pittsburgh–68-73-68-77–286–tied 20th, right on the number
All advance to the second stage in mid-November.