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Four Players Advance to the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson

May 14th, 2018

PROSPER, Texas - The 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson Open Qualifying Tournament was conducted at Gentle Creek Country Club in Prosper.  Sixty-seven (67) players competed for four qualifying spots.  The field was comprised of PGA TOUR members, Tour members, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica members, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada members, PGA TOUR members during the last three calendar years, any player making a cut on the PGA TOUR in the 2017-2018 season, three exempt Northern Texas PGA Section members (Ben Kern, Greg Gregory and Jon Antunes) as well as 35 players that advanced through during Pre-Qualifying.

The four successful qualifiers were Ryan Baca of Sugar Land, TX, TJ Vogel of Hollywood, FL, Steven Ihm of Plano, TX and Tom Whitney of Little Elm, TX.  Baca posted the low round of the day with a 7-under 65.  Vogel was second alone with a 6-under 66.  Ihm and Whitney each carded a 5-under 67 that put them into a four-person playoff for two spots.  Ihm made birdie on the first playoff hole to advance and Whitney followed with a birdie on the second playoff hole to grab the final spot into the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson.  For full results and to view hole-by-hole scores please click HERE.

The 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson will be conducted on May 17-20 at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, Texas.

Gentle Creek Country Club: Par – 72 / Yardage – 7,317

NOTE: (a) - Denotes Amateur