by Brian DeCandia, Sports Information Graduate Assistant
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Georgia College Hall of Fame golfer, David Robinson (2000-03), played his way through the first stage of Q-School for the PGA Tour.
Robinson finished at 15-under par, good for a tie in fifth place. In the tournament, 22 qualifiers and those tied for the last qualifying position will advance to the second stage. The first stage was played at St. Johnson Golf & Country Club in St. Augustine, Fla.
The 7,236-yard, par-72 course stood no match for Robinson, as he finished with 22 birdies, 43 pars and only seven bogeys. His best round came on the first day, shooting six-under par. He went on to shoot three under in round two, four under in round three and two under in the final day.
Robinson will participate in the second stage of Q-School Nov. 16-19, at the Plantation Preserve Golf Course & Club starting at 8:15 a.m.
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