The 2015 Web.com Tour season gets underway this week, as the Panama Claro Championship kicks off the Tour’s early-season swing through Latin America.
Last year’s Panama Claro Championship was the fourth event of the season – the final stop on the Latin America swing -- with Carlos Ortiz shooting a final-round 64 at Panama GC in Panama City, Panama, to earn a four-shot victory over Jason Gore.
PGA TOUR FALL SEASON ENDS WITH WIN NO. 396 – Charley Hoffman chalked up his third PGA TOUR victoryat the OHL Classic at Mayakoba and the 396thWeb.com Tour alumni win on TOUR. The Californian played his way onto the PGA TOUR after earning his card via the Web.com Tour in 2005.
WELL DONE, CARLOS AND OSCAR! – With the home country spotlight shining brightly, Web.com Tour Player of the Year Carlos Ortiz and fellow 2014 grad Oscar Fraustroperformed at a very high level at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Both finished T9, posting four rounds in the 60s. Fraustro rolled in a 15-20 footer on the 72nd hole to secure his top-10 finish.
Reshuffles to occur at the conclusion of these tournaments
• OHL Classic at Mayakoba (Nov. 16)
• Northern Trust Open (Feb. 22)
• Shell Houston Open (April 5)
• World Golf Championship-Cadillac Match Play Championship (May 3)
• FedEx St. Jude Classic (June 14)
• John Deere Classic (July 12)
RALEIGH, N.C. – Rex Healthcare, McConnell Golf and the PGA TOUR are pleased to announce that the Rex Hospital Open will return to TPC at Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh for three years, through the 2017 tournament. The 2015 tournament will take place May 25-31. The Rex Hospital Open is the Triangle’s premier golf event and offers a week of must-see professional golf as Web.com Tour members compete in the season-long race to secure 50 available PGA TOUR cards for the following season.
Six qualifying sites will determine Finals’ field of approximately 150 golfers
(Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) – The Second Stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament begins this week () at three qualifying sites, one in Florida and two in Texas. Second Stage resumes and concludes next week () at two more sites in Florida and one in California.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida – The PGA TOUR today announced the 2015 Web.com Tour schedule, which features 25 tournaments, played in 14 states and six countries outside the United States, and culminates with the four-event Web.com Tour Finals in September and October.