1987 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates

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This is a list of the 1987 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates. 54 players earned their 1988 PGA Tour card through Q-School in 1987. The tournament was played over 108 holes at Pine Lakes Golf Club and Matanzas Golf Club, in Palm Coast, Florida. Those earning cards split the $100,000 purse, with the winner earning $15,000. [1] John Huston was the medallist. Jim Hallet finished in second place. After several attempts in the mid-1980s, Hallet finally made it on to the PGA Tour. [2]

Several former PGA Tour winners entered the tournament trying to regain full-time status. They included Dave Eichelberger, John Fought, Barry Jaeckel, Bobby Cole, and Leonard Thompson. [3] Eichelberger and Thompson were the only ones that were successful. [4] Fought was disqualified in the first round for signing an incorrect scorecard. [3]

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1 Flag of the United States.svg John Huston
2 Flag of the United States.svg Jim Hallet 1987 Order of Merit winner on Asia Golf Circuit
3 Flag of the United States.svg Jim Booros
T4 Flag of the United States.svg Bill Buttner
Flag of the United States.svg Bruce Zabriski
T6 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jim Nelford 2 runner-up finishes on PGA Tour
Flag of the United States.svg Scott Verplank Winner of 1984 U.S. Amateur, 1 PGA Tour win
T8 Flag of the United States.svg Billy Andrade
Flag of the United States.svg Clark Burroughs
Flag of the United States.svg Tommy Armour III
Flag of the United States.svg David Canipe
T12 Flag of the United States.svg Steve Lowery
Flag of the United States.svg David Peoples
Flag of the United States.svg Bob Proben
Flag of the United States.svg Robert Thompson
T16 Flag of the United States.svg Greg Ladehoff
Flag of the United States.svg Joey Rassett
Flag of the United States.svg Tom Sieckmann 3 Asia Golf Circuit wins
Flag of the United States.svg Brian Tennyson 2 Asia Golf Circuit wins
Flag of the United States.svg Leonard Thompson 2 PGA Tour wins
Flag of the United States.svg Paul Trittler
T22 Flag of the United States.svg Jim Carter
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Coston
T24 Flag of the United States.svg Michael Blackburn
Flag of the United States.svg Brandel Chamblee
Flag of the United States.svg Barry Cheesman
Flag of the United States.svg Tom Pernice Jr.
Flag of the United States.svg Harry Taylor
Flag of the United States.svg Kim Young
T30 Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bender
Flag of the United States.svg Mark Brooks
Flag of the United States.svg Billy Ray Brown
Flag of the United States.svg Steve Thomas
T34 Flag of Mexico.svg Antonio Cerda
Flag of the United States.svg Richard Cromwell
Flag of the United States.svg Mark Maness
Flag of the United States.svg Brian Mogg
Flag of the United States.svg Tim Norris 1 PGA Tour win
Flag of the United States.svg Rick Pearson
Flag of the United States.svg John Snyder
T41 Flag of the United States.svg Danny Briggs
Flag of the United States.svg Bill Britton Playoff loss at 1982 Walt Disney World Golf Classic
Flag of the United States.svg Greg Farrow
Flag of the United States.svg Dillard Pruitt Winner of 1983 Sunnehanna Amateur
Flag of the United States.svg Loren Roberts Winner of 1979 PGA Assistant Championship
Flag of the United States.svg Duffy Waldorf
T47 Flag of the United States.svg Roy Biancalana
Flag of the United States.svg Brad Bryant
Flag of the United States.svg Jay Delsing
Flag of the United States.svg Dave Eichelberger 4 PGA Tour wins
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Hammond
Flag of the United States.svg Jeffrey Lankford
Flag of the United States.svg Lance Ten Broeck Winner of Magnolia State Classic
Flag of the United States.svg Brett Upper

Sources: [1] [4]

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References

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