Williams Lake golfer Mitch Gillis has advanced to the final stage of this year’s PGA Tour Qualifying School.
Gillis strung together rounds of 64, 69, 69 and 70 to tie for second overall at Florida’s Plantation Preserve from Nov. 16-19.
His total four-round score of 272 put him at 12-under par for the tournament.
Gillis, the 2007 B.C. Amateur champion, will hit the links again for the PGA Tour Qualifying School finals from Nov. 30 to Dec. 5 at PGA West Nicklaus and Stadium Courses in La Quinta, Calif.
The tournament features six rounds and will see the top 25 players plus ties earn exempt status on the 2012 PGA Tour.
Additionally, the next 50 players and ties will be fully exempt for the 2012 Nationwide Tour.
At stage one of qualifying school, from Oct. 26-29 at the Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont, Calif., Gillis finished 21st overall with rounds of 73, 70, 74 and 71 for an even-par 288.