GRADUATION DAY: GUTHRIE, LINGMERTH, LABELLE II EARN PGA TOUR CARDS

LABELLE WON THE UTAH CHAMPIONSHIP IN JULY

2012-10-28

Among the 25 PGA Tour cards handed out after the season-ending Web.com Tour Championship, three went to PING pros Luke Guthrie, David Lingmerth, and Doug LaBelle II (pictured above, left to right).

Guthrie and Lingmerth had secured their cards before the event. Guthrie"s two wins and seven top 10s helped him finish second on the money list, earning $410,592 in only 10 events. He had back-to-back wins at the Albertsons Boise Open and the WNB Golf Classic. He also earned nearly $300,000 in four PGA Tour starts this season.

Lingmerth ended up 10th on the strength of a win at the Neediest Kids Championship, and five top 10s.

LaBelle was 26th to begin the Tour Championship, one spot outside the top 25. He shot a pair of 68s on the weekend to earn a T13, climbing two spots to finish 24th.