Panama City Beach, FL--After a couple of days of somewhat ugly weather, today an absolutely beautiful day for the first round of play in that second stage PGA Tour Qualifier at the Hombre Golf Club in Pananam City Beach.
74 golfers trying to play their way to the final stage, coming from as nearby as Pensacola, and as far away as Chile, Australia, and South Korea. This is Ken Duke of Palm City Florida, makes birdie from just off the green on the par 4 9th, which was the finishing hole for half the field.
Duke in with an even par 71. Ben Bates out of nearby Havana Florida, taps in for his par on 9, Ben with a 4 over 75. Here's the very top of the leaderboard after the first 18 of 72 holes.
PGA Second Stage Qualifier
Hombre Golf Club
1. Guy Boros (-7) 64
2. Seong Ho Lee (-3) 68
Uresti, Claxton, Osborne, Lanahan, Daniels
tied for 3rd at (-2) 69