Chase Seiffert secures PGA Tour card

FINDLEY LAKE, NY (WJHG/WECP) - A third place tournament finish, course record nine under 63 Sunday afternoon, and full-time PGA Tour status for 2020—all in a day's work for Mosley and FSU grad Chase Seiffert!

PGA Tour exemption is a long time coming for the Panama City Beach native, who turned pro in 2013 and has spent years tracking down the dream through Q school, Monday qualifiers, and developmental tours.

A top 12 finish at the Korn Ferry Tour's LECOM Health Challenge would have done the job, but he blew the field away with a course record round Sunday and finished one stroke shy of a playoff for the win.

Resilience pays off, allowing him to persevere through the last seven years and also through occasional (albeit rare) missteps in this event.

"It means a lot, especially with locking up my card for next year," Seiffert said after Sunday's round. "It makes it mean even more, but I'm just so excited right now. I told my caddie, every time I made a bogey this week, I bounced back on the next hole with a birdie. So I said that walking off the green, had some good pins there coming in, and was able to hit it close on 15, 16, 17, and a two putt on 18."

One month remains in the Korn Ferry Tour season. Thanks largely to five top five finishes, Seiffert's points total has surpassed the fail safe point, ensuring he'll place in the top 25 in points at season's end and officially be awarded his tour card at the Tour Finals.

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