WINTER GARDEN, Florida (AP) — Frank Lickliter II shot a 4-under 68 at Orange County National to take a five-stroke lead after the fifth of six rounds in the U.S. PGA Tour National Qualifying Tournament on Sunday.
The top 25 finishers and ties will earn 2008 U.S. PGA Tour cards, while the next number of players nearest 50 will get full Nationwide Tour exemptions. The remaining players in the 166-man field will receive conditional Nationwide Tour status.
The 38-year-old Lickliter, a two-time winner on the tour, had a 28-under 264 total. He played the Panther Lake course in the fifth round.
Brett Rumford (68) was second, Chris Stroud (64) was third at 22 under, and Jason Allred (72) followed at 21 under. Tommy Gainey (69), Travis Perkins (69) and Tag Ridings (67) were 20 under. They all played at Panther Lake.