Tour Roundup: Rutledge Shoots 65 To Finish T2 At Champions Tour Q-School

Victoria’s Jim Rutledge rebounded in style at Champions Tour qualifying school in Scottsdale, Az., on Friday after a 72 the day before.

In Friday’s final round, Rutledge came back with a six-under 65 to move 11 spots up the leaderboard into a tie for second. The top five earn fully exempt status, while the next seven receive conditional status.

Rutledge had seven birdies against one bogey to finish Q-school at 15 under, five behind leader Wes Short, Jr.

For the leaderboard, click here.

The Canadian team of David Hearn of Brantford, Ont., and Brad Fritsch of Manotick, Ont., was tied for seventh after the second round of ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf in Melbourne, Australia.

Canada was at one over after two rounds, 11 shots behind the United States, which sits atop the team standings.

In individual standings, Hearn is tied for ninth at one under, seven shots behind leader Thomas Bjorn, after firing a second round 71. Fritsch shot a 73 and is tied for 28th at two over.

For team standings, click here. For individual standings, click here.

At the LPGA Tour’s CME Group Titleholders in Naples, Fla., Toronto’s Rebecca Lee-Bentham followed up a first round 65 with a 76 in Friday’s second round, but is still tied for 15th at three under, eight shots behind leader Sandra Gal.

For that leaderboard, click here.


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