32 players progress to Q-school final stage

Sat 01 Feb 2014

32 players progress to Q-school final stage

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Hua Hin, Thailand, February 1: A total of 32 players from the Asian Tour Qualifying School First Stage Section A progressed to the Final Stage after they made the grade on Saturday.
Simon Griffiths of England led a total of 10 players from the Royal Thai Army Sports Centre to the Final Stage which will be held at the Imperial Lakeview Golf Club and Springfield Royal Country Club from February 12 to 15.
The 41-year-old posted an even-par 72 for a four-day total of 16-under-par 272 to close with a sizzling 14-shot victory over American Jeff Rangel, Mathiam Keyser of Russia, Mitchell Brown of Australia and Indian amateur Karan Taunk who signed for matching 286s.
At the Imperial Lakeview Golf Club, Japan’s Ryoma Yamagata fired a 64 to tie at the top with Australian Matt Jager who returned with a 67. The duo compiled matching total of 272s to ensure their safe passage into the Final Stage, together with 19 other players.
The First Stage Section B will be played at the Imperial Lakeview Golf Club, Royal Thai Army Sports Center and Springfield Royal Country Club next week from February 5-8.
After four rounds, the top 17% players from each venue will qualify for the all-important Final Stage where the top-40 and ties will earn their playing rights on the new 2014 Asian Tour season.
Ends.
For full Rd 4 Royal Thai results, click here.

For full Rd 4 Imperial Lakeview results, click here.