Dec. 20, 2012
Former Golden Gopher standout Donald Constable earned his PGA Tour card Dec. 3 by tying for 22nd place at the 2012 PGA Tour Q-School in LaQuinta, Calif. The Wayzata, Minn., native will have a full PGA Tour exemption for 2013. He is the fourth Gopher to earn his Tour card, joining Tom Lehman, James McLean and Aaron Barber.
Constable shot rounds of 67-70-67-71-71-69 over the six-day tournament, tying with four others at -17. His consistent play earned him one of 26 Tour exemptions out of the field of 165 players. Constable advanced from two prior stages of qualifying school before competing in the final tournament.
As a Gopher, Constable was a 2011 PING All-Region and All-Big Ten selection. After transferring to Minnesota following two and a half seasons at Texas, he finished his career as a Gopher with a stroke average of 73.07, the fourth-lowest in program history.
Gophers Finish Seventh at Royal Oaks Intercolliegiate
The Gophers finished tied for seventh at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate with Thomas Longbella recording his first career top 10 finish.
Longbella in Top 10 After Day One at Royal Oaks
Seeking the first top-10 finish of his career, freshman Thomas Longbella leads the way for Minnesota and sits tied for 10th after the first day one.
Gophers Head to Royal Oaks Intercollegiate
The Gophers hit the road once again as they travel to Dallas, Texas for the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.