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European Tour Qualifying School
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Big names and hopefuls attending Q School

Big names and hopefuls attending Q School

Justin Rose is confident he can kick-start his professional career by claiming his European Tour card at the final qualifying school at San Roque.

Rose, fourth in the 1998 Open, believes the spell he enjoyed on the Challenge Tour has got his game back in shape.

He said: "I feel I've got my confidence up and hopefully good scores will follow."

"I made seven out of 10 cuts on the Challenge Tour. Nothing special, but it got me playing four rounds and that's definitely helped. My swing, technically, is as good as it's ever been."

"I know what this week is all about and I feel ready."

At the other end of the scale Philip Walton, Europe's Ryder Cup hero just four years ago, finds himself fighting for his future in Spain over the next six days.

The Irishman's slump from 13th on the Order of Merit in 1995 to 161st this season means he has to attend tour qualifying school for the first time.

There are 168 players trying to win 35 cards for next year's circuit

Three more former Ryder Cup players in Steve Richardson, Paul Way and Yorkshire's Gordon J Brand are all trying again after losing their cards.Other big names are Roger Chapman,Mark Mouland, Andrew Sherborne andWayne Westner.

Paul Way, winner of the PGA Championship in 1985 makes his third attempt at Q School. Steve Richardson, runner up in the order of merit in 1991 with over £500,000 -made just £4,036 in 20 starts this year.

 

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