26th straight PGA Tour Qualifier returns to Dayton Valley | Carson City Nevada News

by | Sep 20, 2021 | PGA

Despite a year-long hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dayton Valley Golf Club will continue a record streak of 26 consecutive years as the host of the PGA Tour Q School, the longest streak for any golf course in the nation from Sept. 28 to Jan. Oct.

The Arnold Palmer-designed course in Dayton, Nevada first hosted a PGA Tour Qualifier in 1995. In 2013, the Web.com Tour became the path to PGA membership, and mid-season in 2019, the tour switched title sponsors to the Korn. to become a ferry tour.

The Korn Ferry Tour is now the path to PGA Tour membership. From the 25 biggest cash winners of the Korn Ferry Tour 2020-21, 25 new PGA Tour members 2021-22 were selected. Another 25 new PGA Tour Cards have been designated for the 2021-22 season during the Korn Ferry Tour Championship on September 2nd. 5. It was the last of three tournaments in the Korn Ferry Tour Finals Series.

Joshua Creel of Cheyenne, Wyo., Who rose from Dayton Q School to the Korn Ferry Tour in 2018, finished 13th in the 2020-21 Tour Championship and picked up one of 25 PGA Tour tickets. Creel is the 37th player to have played in a Dayton Q school to earn a PGA Tour card.

The qualification process for the Korn Ferry Tour consists of five 54-hole pre-qualification tournaments and three phases of 72-hole tournament qualification to determine the final number of new members on the Korn Ferry Tour 2022.

The Q-School 2022 started with pre-qualifying tournaments at seven locations in August and September. A total of 234 players qualified for the first phase from a total pre-qualification field of 486.

Dayton Valley is one of 12 locations across the country hosting first tier qualifiers in September. The qualification for the second phase will take place in October at five locations.

The Final Stage will be played November 4-7 at The Landings Club in Savannah, Georgia.

Field: A field of 70-80 players will compete for a qualifying spot to advance to the second level qualification. A media release with the complete field and highlight players will be sent out by the Korn Ferry Tour as soon as it is available.

Training rounds: Sunday, September 26th and Monday, September 27th

Competition rounds: 72-hole qualification tournament, 18 holes per day Tuesday, September 28th to Friday, October 1st.

Tee times: Approximately 9:00 a.m. every day, except for frost delays on the first and 10th tee. The exact start times will be determined by the Korn Ferry Tour officials prior to the first round of the competition.