PGA Tour’s 2015 Qualifying School at Callaway Gardens

Oct 5, 2015

For Immediate Release


Rachel M. Crumbley | Director of Marketing and Public Relations | Callaway Gardens

Direct: 706-663-5187 | Main:  706-663-6881 or 1-855-421-3120 | Fax: 706-663-5068


Mailing Address: PO Box 2000, Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000



PGA Tour’s 2015 Qualifying School at Callaway Gardens




Inspire your golf game.  Watch those committed to making the PGA Tour in 2016 challenge themselves at the PGA Tour’s 2015 Qualifying School.   Stage 1 is at Callaway Gardens on Oct. 4-10.


Golfers new to professional golf, or who didn’t perform well enough this year to qualify for 2016, can attend Qualifying School, or Q-School, as a second chance to qualify.  Participants must finish 72 holes of golf, walking the course with caddies, regardless of weather conditions. The public, following appropriate golf etiquette, may attend.


“We are really excited to have this tournament at Callaway Gardens for another Q-School,” said Wyatt Detmer, Callaway Gardens’ director of golf.  “Having hosted the PGA Tour’s Buick Challenge 12 times in the Fall, our courses naturally are in great condition during this time of year.  After this tournament, we hope everyone comes out to try it for themselves.”


A field of 78 golfers is the maximum that can compete.  They must get through Stage 1 to earn a spot enabling them to continue to compete for qualification. 



Oct. 4-10, 2015 (see schedule of events below)


Mountain View Golf Course, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA



For details, visit or call 1.800.463.6990.




Oct. 4-5

8 a.m. Practice Round


Oct. 6-9 (10th if necessary due to rain)

8 a.m. Tee time at #1 and #10


Note to Editors:  Images, interviews and visits to the event can be arranged.  Thank you.


About Callaway Gardens

For more than 60 years, Callaway Gardens has provided “a place of relaxation, inspiration and a better understanding of the living world” for millions of visitors.  Owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Callaway Gardens includes a garden, resort, preserve and residential community on thousands of acres in Pine Mountain, Georgia.  Highlights include a butterfly conservatory, horticultural center, discovery center, chapel, inland beach, nature trails and special events throughout the year.


In addition, Callaway Gardens offers nearly 80,000 square feet of meeting space, 689 guest rooms, restaurants, shops, golf, tennis, fishing and more.


Five unique, close-knit residential communities — with custom home sites, lakefront properties and cottages on the golf course — offer an ideal home away from home or full-time residence.


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