Davis making strong move in Web.com Tour Qualifying

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Canadian Adam Svensson started the second round of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament with four consecutive birdies on the par-72 Fazio Course at PGA National Resort & Spa en route to a 7-under 65. The 21-year-old from Surrey, Vancouver, British Columbia’s 14-under 129 total is good for a commanding five-stroke lead over former top-ranked world amateur Ollie Schniederjans (68).

In a tie for third, six back, are PGA TOUR Latinoamerica alum Justin Hueber (69) and Australian Alistair Presnell (68).

Another six players, including Edmond’s Ian Davis, were knotted at 7-under 136 and tied for fifth. Davis was climbing the leaderboard again early Saturday and had moved into a tie for fourth at 9-under. Live scoring is here.

Other players with Oklahoma ties and their standings at the time this story was posted include former OU Sooners Michael Gellerman, tied for 40th, and Hunter Haas, tied for 57th. Former Oklahoma State star Talor Gooch from Midwest City was tied for 71st, while former Tulsa star Chris Worrell was struggling and tied for 150th.

Players will be repaired for the third and final rounds according to scores. The leaders will play the Fazio Course in the third round and the Champion Course in the final round.

The Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament is a four-day, 72-hole competition that ends on Sunday Dec. 13. The tournament is being contested at the PGA National Resort & Spa’s Champion Course (CC) and Fazio Course (FC). The Champion Course has played host to The Honda Classic on the PGA TOUR since 2007. The Fazio Course plays to a par-72, while the Champion Course plays to a par-71.

There were nearly 1,000 entries for the tournament, which included previous Pre-Qualifying, First and Second stages that began in August.

A total of 155 players began play on Thursday morning.

Players in this event are competing for positions on 2016 Web.com Tour priority ranking, which will be used to form tournament fields. The medalist (or co-medalists) will be guaranteed fully-exempt status next year. Players #2- 10 (and ties) will be subject to the third reshuffle next year and players #11-45 (and ties) will be subject to the second reshuffle.

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