Resetting the PGA Tour University Rankings

With the college golf season set to resume in just a couple of days, let’s reset the PGA Tour University rankings as it relates to the locals. 

The top 15 players at the end of the season get automatic bids onto one of the PGA Tour’s mini-tours. 

The top five players go to the Korn Ferry Tour. 

Patrick Welch 

Former Classical star Patrick Welch is set to play in his final season of college golf this spring with the #1 Oklahoma Sooners. 

Welch starts the spring season in the 32nd spot on the PGA Tour University rankings with 790 points. 

Patrick Welch PHOTO: Oklahoma Golf

We haven’t seen Welch play in any tournaments over the winter break, so it will be worth noting how he gets out of the box. 

Welch and the Sooners return to action at the Puerto Rico classic from February 13 to February 15. 

Davis Chatfield

Former Rhode Island Amateur champion Davis Chatfield will begin the home stretch of his college golf career in 75th on the PGA Tour University rankings. 

Chatfield has 664 points and is about ten points outside of the top 70. 

He is going to need a big run to get into the Korn Ferry Tour, or one of the mini-tours.

Davis Chatfield PHOTO: Notre Dame

During the winter break, Chatfield finished in a tie for 48th at the Patriot All-America Tournament in Arizona. 

Notre Dame kicks off their spring season at the Camp Creek Seminole Invitational from February 20-22. 

Andrew O’Leary 

Former Rhode Island Amateur champ and two-time runner up Andrew O’Leary closed the fall season out with a bang for the Fighting Irish. 

However, he is going to have some work to do this spring as he starts the season ranked 114th on PGA Tour University. 

Andrew O’Leary PHOTO: Joe Calabro

O’Leary has 580 points to start the year. 

Notre Dame begins their spring season at the Camp Creek Seminole Invitational from February 20-22. 

PGA Tour U Top 5. 

1. Sam Bennett – Texas A&M 

2. Pierceson Coody – Texas 

3. Logan McAllister – Oklahoma 

4. Alex Fitzpatrick – Wake Forest 

5. Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra Coto – Oklahoma State 

See Full Rankings HERE

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