Trainer (Two Wins) Makes’s The 25

Martin Trainer of Palo Alto was one of two players to claim two victories on the Tour this season and wound up No. 4 in The 25, players who earned their PGA Tour cards for next season.

The 27-year-old Trainer (pictured), a 2013 graduate of USC who captured the 2007 Northern California Amateur Championship and the 2009 San Francisco Amateur, won the El Bosque Mexico Championship and the Price Cutter Charity Championship to finish fourth on the money list, which determines The 25.

Trainer, who was born in France and whose great, great, great grandfather Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, also won the 2016 Mazatlan Open on the LatinoAmerica Tour.

Sungjae Im of South Korea, who won the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic to Open the Tour season and then captured the WinCo Foods Portland Open on Sunday, led the money list and The 25.

Cameron Champ of Sacramento and Texas A&M claimed the Utah Championship and recorded five top-10 finishes to wind up sixth, while John Chin of Temecula and UC Irvine, posted three top-10s and finished 10th.

Other in the top 10 were Sam Burns of Shreveport, La., and LSU; Scott Langley off Barrington, Ill., and Illinois; K.H. Lee of South Korea; Sebastian Munoz of Colombia and North Texas; Anders Albertson of Alpharetta, Ga., and Georgia Tech, and Chase Wright of Muncie, Ind., and Indiana.

The next 10 to earn their cards were Kyle Jones of Snowflake, Ariz., and Baylor; Jose de Jesus Rodriguez of Mexico; Adam Long of St. Louis and Duke; Adam Svensson of Canada and Berry College; Josh Teater of Lexington, Ky., and Morehead State; Wyndham Clark of Denver and Oregon; Julian Etulain of Argentina; Alex Prugh of Las Vegas and Washington; Joey Garber of Petoskey, Mich., and Georgia, and Chris Thompson of Lawrence, Kan., and Kansas.

Rounding out The 25 were Carlos Ortiz of Mexico and North Texas; Brady Schnell of Mesa, Ariz., and Nebraska; Kramer Hickok of Dallas and Texas; Roberto Castro of Atlanta and Georgia Tech, and Hank Lebioda of Orlando, Fla., and Florida State.

The four-event Tour Finals begin this week with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship at on the Scarlet Course at Ohio State University Golf Club Columbus, Ohio, with the top 25 players in the playoffs also earning their PGA Tour cards for next season.

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