Wheatcroft retains PGA Tour card
Posted September 23, 2015 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact
Steve Wheatcroft, Washington, PA, earned his PGA Tour card for the third time by finishing 20th on the Web.com Tour money list in 2014. He earned $973,024 this season on the PGA Tour and finished 105th on the money list. He retains his card for the upcoming season which begins next month. This is Wheatcroft's first time he has made the top 125 on the PGA Tour.
Wheatcroft played in 28 PGA Tour competitions this year and made 17 cuts. He recorded a second place finish in the Humana Challenge at the PGA West (Palmer Course) in La Quinta, California. Wheatcroft also recorded two top tens and five top 25’s.
Since 2006 he has played on the Web.com Tour for seven seasons and three on the PGA Tour. On the Web.com Tour he won the 2011 Melwood Prince George’s County Open and the 2014 Albertson’s Boise Open. His total winnings for both tours approach $2,700,000. He also won the 2004 West Penn Open at Westmoreland Country Club.
A walk-on golfer at Indiana University in the Big Ten Conference, Wheatcroft made the Hoosiers starting line-up and received All Big-Ten honors during his senior year.