Three Former Wildcats Attempt to Qualify for PGA Tour
Oct. 25, 2010
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Three former Kansas State men’s golfers, Ben Kern, Robert Streb and A.J. Elgert, are attempting to qualify for the PGA Tour beginning this week at various qualifying spots around the country.
The PGA Tour National Qualifying Tournament, otherwise known as Q-School, consists of two stages of 72-hole qualifying tournaments, with a 108-hole finale that determines what tour each player will be a part of for the following year.
Kern, a letterwinner from 2003-06, will compete at Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii, for his first stage of Q-School, October 26-29. He has the second best career stroke average in Wildcat history at 73.77.
Streb, who lettered from 2006-2009, is set to play his first stage at Lantana Golf Club in Lantana, Texas, October 26-29. Streb has been playing on the NGA Hooter’s Tour, where he has competed in 14 tournaments thus far, finishing in the money 12 times.
Elgert was a letterwinner from 2001-04 and will begin his quest for a PGA Tour card at the Auburn University Club in Auburn, Ala., October 27-30.
Live scoring for all stages of this year’s PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament can be found at www.pgatour.com/q-school.