The PGA Tour season is (finally) coming to a close. The final event of the year, the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, got under way Thursday at Walt Disney World Resort.
Charlie Wi is the first-round leader after shooting 64 on the Palm Course. It's the eighth first-round lead of Wi's PGA Tour career. He has never won, but is a five-time runner-up. A victory this week may allow Wi to crack the top 30 on the PGA Tour money list and thus earn his first Masters invitation.
Here are Five Things you need to know as players scramble to earn one last paycheck before the year comes to a close:
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A change in attitude seems to be helping Camilo Villegas as he tries to avoid Q-School. Villegas, who's kept his PGA Tour card every year since his rookie season of 2006, started this week at No. 150 on the money list with with $460,474.
He shot a first-round 65 and trails Wi by a shot. Villegas, a three-time PGA Tour winner, had signed up for Q-School's second stag...