Tarragona, Spain - Former Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's golfer and NCAA Division III national champion Tain Lee has advanced to the final stage of qualifying for the European Tour. Lee finished 7th with a four round score of 8-under par Nov. 2-5 at Lumine Golf Club to advance to the Final Stage which is November 10-15 at the PGA Cataluyna Resort in Spain.
At the par-71 course at Lumine, Lee opened with rounds of 70 and 69. He shot his best round of 66 in the third round before closing with a 71. Lee was one of 18 players, and was the only American, who qualified at Lumine. He will join 53 players including seven Americans who qualified for the final stage at three other venues.
The leading 25 players (and ties) at the Final Stage will be eligible for Category 15 Membership of the European Tour for the following season and Category 5 of the Challenge Tour. Players who make the cut but finish below 25th place will be eligible for Category 20 Membership of the European Tour and Category 9 Membership of the Challenge Tour for the following season. Players who miss the cut at the Final Stage will be eligible for Category 15 Membership of the Challenge Tour for the following season.
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