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Marinell Enters Final Stage of Web.com Q-School

December 4, 2015  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Marinell Enters Final Stage of Web.com Q-School

Liberty golf alum Chase Marinell will be among the field of players contending at next week's Web.com Q-School Final Stage event.

The four-day, 72-hole tournament will be contested at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on Dec. 10-13.  

Marinell posted a 4-under par 280 (72-72-67-69) during at a Second Stage qualifying event at the Plantation Preserve Golf Course in Plantation, Fla., Nov. 17-20. The 4-under par 280 placed Marinell in a tie for 14th place with the top 21 golfers and ties advancing to the final stage of the Web.com Q-School event.

Marinell advanced to the second stage of Web.com Q-School qualifying due to his play during his inaugural season on the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada.

The native of Fort Myers, Fla., finished 18th on the 2015 Order of Merit standings during his first season on tour.

Marinell was a rookie on the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada this season, a year that included four top 10 finishes in 2015. His top finish of the season was when he shared second place at The Great Waterway Classic with a 19-under par 269.

The winner of the Web.com Q-School final stage event will receive full status on the 2016 Web.com Tour. Players finishing second through 10th place will receive exempt status on the Web.com Tour until the third periodic re-order of the 2016 season.

Players who finish in 11th through 45th place will receive exempt status on the Web.com Tour until the second periodic re-order of the 2016 season. Players finishing in 46th place and after will receive conditional status for the 2016 season.

Marinell (2011-14) helped Liberty win three Big South titles and advance to four straight NCAA Regionals from 2011 to 2014. In 2012, Marinell helped Liberty finish in 10th place at the NCAA Men's Golf National Championship, the highest finish of any Liberty athletics program at a NCAA Division I national championship event.

Marinell, a two-time GCAA/PING All-Region honoree, ranks second on Liberty's career list with a 73.04 career stroke average. During his four-year playing career, Marinell posted 18 career top 10 finishes, including eight top five showings, and played 54 career rounds at par or better.