Arendell Advances to Final Stage at European Tour Q School

Nov. 7, 2013

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By Andy Seeley

ORLANDO, Fla. ( – Former Knight Connor Arendell will be playing for a European Tour card Nov. 10-15.

Arendell moved through the first two qualifying stages of the European Tour Q School, putting him in position to earn that tour card next week. The final qualifying stage will take place at the PGA Catalunya Resort in Girona, Spain.

Arendell qualified for the final stage after finishing fourth in the second qualifying stage tournament at Valle Romano in Estepona, Spain.

Arendell was 11-under in the four-round event. He opened with a 1-under 70, then tallied back-to-back scores of 69 (-2), leaving him 5-under and with work to do heading into the final round. He recorded the second-best score of the day in the final round, carding a 6-under 65 to move into fourth place and advance to the final stage.

Arendell competed for the Knights from 2009-11. Playing for head coach Bryce Wallor, he earned All-Conference USA First Team honors in 2010-11 when he helped UCF claim the C-USA Championship title and earn a spot in the NCAA Regionals.

Another former Knight also had a shot at advancing to the final qualifying stage, but fell just short. Nuno Henriques was 4-under par after three rounds at his second-round qualifying tournament in Alicante, Spain. But a final-round 77 pushed him just out of the mix at 2-over for the tournament.

For more information about the European Tour Qualifying School, click here.