DAYTON - The grueling quest for a PGA Tour card begins for 79 hopefuls at Dayton Valley Golf Club for an unprecedented 18th consecutive year next week.
The four-day tournament starts Tuesday, and weather permitting, will end on Friday. Tee times are at 9 a.m. each day.
Dayton first hosted the 72-hole Q-school tournament in 1995, and the 2012 event continues the longest consecutive streak of hosting a PGA Tour qualifying event for any course in the nation.
However, this will be the last time the tournament will be known as a Stage One Qualifying event. The PGA Tour has …