Danny Lee. Photo by Getty
The chances of New Zealand No 1 Danny Lee and Manawatu
professional Tim Wilkinson regaining their PGA Tour cards look
slim after the pair fell further off the pace at the final
stage of qualifying in La Quinta, California, today.
Wilkinson opened with rounds of 71 (stadium) and 73 (Nicklaus
tournament course) to slip to a share of 110th after two
The former PGA Tour professional, who finished 59th on the
web.com Tour money list, made three birdies but two double
bogeys on day two as he finished on an even par total 13
shots behind leader Meen Whee Kim.
Lee's chances of returning the PGA Tour in 2013 have also
The 21-year-old, who finished 159th on the PGA Tour money
list to lose his card, added a three-over 75 to his opening
round of 72 and fell more than 30 places on the leaderboard
to be tied for 150th.
There are six rounds in the qualifying event with 172 players
competing for only 25 places on the PGA Tour in 2013.
Wilkinson is seven shots off the qualifying mark and Lee is
10 shots back from finishing inside the top 25.
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