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Four players with Oklahoma ties have realistic shots at PGA Tour cards

Saturday, December 01, 2012

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) -- South Korea's Dong-hwan Lee shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday on PGA West's Stadium Course to take a two-stroke lead after the fourth round of the final stage of PGA TOUR q-school.

Lee had a 19-under 269 total in the six-round event. The final top 25 and ties will receive 2013 PGA TOUR cards and the next 50 and ties will earn Tour cards.

Former Oklahoma State golfer Edward Loar, Meen Whee Kim, Vaughn Taylor and Richard H. Lee were tied for second after their rounds on the Stadium Course. Richard H. Lee had a 64, Taylor shot 70, Loar 71, and Kim 73.

Sweden's Robert Karlsson, an 11-time winner on the European Tour winner, had a 75 on the Stadium Course to drop from second to a tie for 17th at 14 under.

Camilo Villegas, a three-time PGA TOUR winner, was tied for 20th at 13 under after a 72, and two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton was tied for 24th at 12 under after a 71. They also played the Stadium Course. 

Among players with Oklahoma ties, former Sooner Glen Day, former Tulsan Tag Ridings and former Cowboy Morgan Hoffmann were all tied for 38th at 10-under, two shots behind the top 25. Kevin Tway of Edmond and OSU was tied for 115th at 3-under along with Del City and Wichita State golfer Ryan Spears, who shot a 67 Saturday.

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