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Neal Lancaster |

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (52) / 9/13/1962
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 170
College: none

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Neal Lancaster has withdrawn from this week's Greenbrier Classic.
Not a surprise. He worked over a T33 at the U.S. Senior Open last week and has status on the PGA TOUR only via a medical extension in the reshuffle. Lancaster will remain parked on four starts to burn. Jul 1 - 10:16 PM
Source: PGATOUR.com

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Neal Lancaster polished off the U.S. Senior Open with a bogey-free, 3-under-par 34-33=67 to post 3-over 283, good for a share of 33rd place.

The 52-year-old aced the par-3 second hole at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, California. Because it damaged the cup, the hole was moved two feet from its original location. He added a birdie at par-4 10th and surrounded his par breakers with 16 pars. Despite the fact that he competed in a major on the Champions Tour, Lancaster was eligible for merit at the Travelers Championship, so he'll be docked a start on his medical extension in the reshuffle category on the PGA TOUR. He now has four starts remaining to earn $727,814 for a promotion to the Major Medical category. He's currently scheduled to peg it at this week's Greenbrier Classic.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Jun 28 - 11:40 PM

Neal Lancaster has withdrawn from this week's Travelers Championship.

Not that it matters in our world, but at least he made an early decision to allow someone more interested in chasing a PGA TOUR card at TPC River Highlands. Lancaster will remain with five starts on his medical extension in the reshuffle category to earn $727,814 for a promotion to the Major Medical category.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Jun 22 - 12:24 PM

Neal Lancaster arrived at the halfway point of the FedEx St. Jude Classic in 12-over-par 74-78=152 and will miss the cut.

He went 0-for-8 in scoring chances today and squared six bogeys and a double. It's his second MC in as many starts on the PGA TOUR this season and leaves him with five on a medical extension in the reshuffle category to bank $727,814 for a promotion to the Major Medical category. Critics will quickly cite that he shouldn't be wasting a spot in a field, but even the harshest has to acknowledge that the SJC dipped rather deep to fill its field of 156 anyway. The 52-year-old is entitled to playing time because of the medical provision, so at least he picked a spot where the vitriol should be minimal.
Jun 12 - 3:16 PM

Neal Lancaster has been removed from the published field of this week's AT&T Byron Nelson Championship.

He's been known to do this. The next time he pegs it, the 52-year-old will still have six starts remaining on his medical extension in the reshuffle to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category. Should he opt for a start on the Champions Tour the same week that he'd be eligible on merit on the PGA TOUR, he'd lose a start on his medical.
Source: PGATOUR.com
May 26 - 11:14 AM

Neal Lancaster arrived at the halfway point of the Zurich Classic in 2-over-par 74-72=146, seven swings too many to play on.

This marked Lancaster's debut on the PGA TOUR this season. He still has status via a medical extension in the reshuffle category, but for most intents and purposes, he's a Champions Tour golfer now. At TPC Louisiana, he hit 25 greens in regulation and circled seven birdies, but the 52-year-old also absorbed seven bogeys and a double. He now has six starts remaining on the medical to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
Apr 25 - 12:14 PM

Neal Lancaster has planned a rare appearance on the PGA TOUR in next week's Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

The 52-year-old made only one start on TOUR last season and missed the cut at Greenbrier. He's a sometimer on the Champions Tour, but still has status on the big stage via a medical extension in the reshuffle category. Should he earn $727,814 in seven starts, he'll be promoted to the Major Medical category. Of course, this is merely academic at this stage of his career, but it's a nice perk when he wants to give his game a test. If he doesn't withdraw, he'll be making his debut at TPC Louisiana.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Apr 17 - 7:05 PM

Neal Lancaster's medical extension in the reshuffle category on the PGA TOUR was extended yet again for 2014-15.

Lancaster's medical dates back to 2010, but he still needs to bank $727,814 in his next seven starts to earn a promotion to the Major Medical category. (He's $504,566 shy of conditional status.) The 52-year-old made only one start on the PGA TOUR in 2013-14, missing the cut at The Greenbrier Classic, but he went 1-for-2 on the Champions Tour. He then placed T14 at Champions Tour Q School on Friday to earn the opportunity to peg it in open qualifiers at co-sponsored events on that circuit. Should Lancaster compete on the Champions Tour when eligible on merit for the PGA TOUR event in the same event, he will forfeit a start on his medical.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 07:31:00 PM

Neal Lancaster has been removed from the published field of this week's Wyndham Championship.

Lancaster lives in Smithfield, North Carolina, which is 100 miles or so from Sedgefield, but he'll end the season with seven starts remaining on his medical extension in the reshuffle category to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category. He made only one start this season, missing the cut at Greenbrier. NOTE: Vaughn Taylor, Jesper Parnevik and Marco Dawson also withdrew as alternates. Taylor is slated to play the News Sentinel Open on the Web.com Tour. Dawson is scheduled to play the Champions Tour's Dick's Sporting Good Open. Parnevik is snorkeling.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 02:23:00 PM

Neal Lancaster has been removed from the published field of this week's John Deere Classic.

We just knew that it was too good to be true after he missed the cut at Greenbrier. Lancaster hasn't competed in consecutive weeks on the PGA TOUR since August of 2009. He still has seven starts remaining on his medical extension in the reshuffle category to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Mon, Jul 7, 2014 11:54:00 AM

Neal Lancaster completed 36 holes of The Greenbrier Classic in 13-over-par 73-80=153 and will miss the cut.

Making his first appearance in a PGA TOUR event since the 2013 Wyndham Championship, Lancaster hit only 17 greens in regulation and picked off just four birdies at The Old White TPC this week. He offset with 11 bogeys and three doubles. This leaves him with seven starts on his medical extension in the reshuffle category to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
Fri, Jul 4, 2014 05:07:00 PM

Neal Lancaster has been added to the published field of this week's Greenbrier Classic.

He was the fourth alternate when the field was released on Friday afternoon. With three withdrawals today, it could be assumed the Lancaster received the last sponsor exemption, but that cannot be confirmed at the moment. He popped up in the field at the Travelers two weeks ago, but didn't make it to midday on Tuesday of tournament week before he had withdrawn. If he honors this week's opportunity, he'll be making his first PGA TOUR start since last year's Wyndham. Lancaster has eight starts remaining on his medical extension in the reshuffle category to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Mon, Jun 30, 2014 11:42:00 AM

Neal Lancaster has been removed from the published field of this week's Travelers Championship.

It would have been his first action on the PGA TOUR since the 2013 Wyndham Championship. Instead, he'll remain parked on eight starts on his medical extension in the reshuffle category to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 11:47:00 AM

Neal Lancaster is listed in the published field of next week's Travelers Championship.

The 51-year-old hasn't played the circuit since missing the cut at last year's Wyndham Championship. In fact, his only action anywhere in 2014 resulted in an MC at the Senior PGA Championship three weeks ago. He still have eight starts on a medical extension in the reshuffle category on the PGA TOUR to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category. He hasn't logged a top 50 since the now-defunct Buick Open in August of 2009.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Fri, Jun 13, 2014 10:40:00 PM

At 2-over-par 70-72=142, Neal Lancaster will miss the cut at the Wyndham Championship.

Lancaster erased five birdies with five bogeys and a double at Sedgefield this week. The failure to cash leaves him with nine starts on his medical extension in the reshuffle category to earn $727,814 and a promotion to the Major Medical category. Meanwhile, he's already earned more in six starts on the Champions Tour than he did in his last two seasons combined on the PGA TOUR.
Fri, Aug 16, 2013 02:51:00 PM