Lanto Griffin–Lanto arrives at Orange County National with momentum after great performances at both 1st Stage (4th place) and 2nd Stage (2 Shot win). Lanto has won five professional events over that last two seasons across PGA Tour Latin America, The Swing Thought Tour and the Virginia Open. In 2016, Lanto focused his schedule on PGA Tour Latin America after his 2015 Uruguay Open Victory. Over the 2016 PGA Tour LA season, Lanto racked up 7 Top 20 finishes in 15 starts.
Justin Hueber–Justin won his 2nd stage site of Q-School at Southern Hills Plantation in Brooksville, Florida in November by 3 shots at 14 under par. Hueber has won three events on PGA Tour Latin America in the last two seasons, and played fifteen Web.com Tour events in 2016 including a 19th place finish at the Corales Punta Cana Resort and Championship.
Justin Lower–The 2014 Web.com Tour member is excited to return in 2017. Justin monday qualified into two events on the Web.com Tour in 2016, highlighted by a 2oth place finish at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Justin focused most of his schedule on the US based developmental tours including The Swing Thought Tour and The G Pro Tour, racking up two wins in 2016. Justin is a former Nicklaus Award Winner and National Champion at Malone University,
Jim Renner–Renner returns to Final Stage of Q-School looking to improve the status he already has secured on the Web.com Tour in 2017. A PGA Tour member in 2011, 2014 and 2015 Renner has three top 10 finishes on Tour including a 2nd place at the 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Renner played full time on the Web.com Tour in 2016, highlighted by a 5th place finish at the Air Capital Classic in Wichita, Kansas and a 10th place finish at the Rex Hospital Open in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Michael Schoolcraft–A 2014 graduate of University of Oklahoma, Michael had a break out year as a professional in 2016 on PGA Tour Canada. His 9th place finish on the Order of Merit earned him exemptions from 1st and 2nd stages of Q-School. Michael had three Top 10 finishes on PGA Tour Canada in 12 events, including a 2nd place finish at the Cape Breton Open. Michael was 2nd on tour in average birdies per round (4.63), 2nd in Total Birdies (199) and 8th in scoring average (69.21)