Oct. 28, 2012
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Former Auburn golfer Blayne Barber advanced to the second stage of PGA Tour qualifying on Saturday after finishing in fourth with a 14-under 274 at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. The top-18 players from the tournament advanced to the second stage.
Barber shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to secure the advance. After birdies on Nos. 2 and 4, the Lake City, Fla., native carded back-to-back birdies on Nos. 8 and 9 to close out the front-9 at 4-under. After making the turn, Barber birdied No. 10 before firing birdies on Nos. 15 and 16.
Barber will return to action for the second stage of qualifying on November 14-17 at the Hombre Golf Club in Panama City Beach, Fla.