John Langhoff

John Langhoff of Pewaukee lines up his putt on the first green during the 2018 Wisconsin State Open.

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Florida — John Langhoff is from Wisconsin, but he hasn’t lived there since moving to Florida after high school in 2013.

Wednesday morning at 7:40, when he tees off during the second round of the Mackenzie Tour/PGA Tour-Canada Qualifying Tournament at Mission Inn Resort’s El Campeon Course, he’ll get a small taste of Badger State weather.

With unseasonably cool conditions for this part of Central Florida, Langhoff said he’ll “definitely be layering up” for at least part of his round. The good news is he will enter the second round in a six-way tie for the lead after he shot a 3-under 69 to join Americans Matthew Oshrine, Bennett Wisner, Kyle Mueller and amateur Travis Trace and Norway’s Andreas Halvorsen atop the leaderboard.

Four others are a stroke back, tied for seventh, with another eight players two shots behind.

Langhoff could point to a shot from a penalty area on No. 18, his ninth hole of the day, as a pivotal point in his round. He finished his front nine in style, making the chip to shoot an opening-nine 33 on the strength of four birdies.

“It was a pretty straight forward chip now that you can ground the club in the hazard,” he said.

Meanwhile, Halvorsen’s only troubles Tuesday came on the El Campeon Course’s two closing holes, Nos. 9 and 18. He bogeyed both, his only bogeys of the day. Conversely, he birdied both the first and 10 holes, two of his overall five birdies.

Halvorsen is fully-exempt on PGA TOUR Latinoamerica in 2019, while Mueller is only conditionally exempt. Mueller is looking for a regular place to play while Halvorsen seeks an opportunity to fill out his schedule when PGA TOUR Latinoamerica takes its normal summer hiatus, so having the opportunity to fill that part of the calendar in Canada is this week's goal.

“I’ll see it goes. It all depends on how I play this week, but that’s the plan,” Halvorsen said.

In the first round of the PGA Tour-Latinoamerica Q-School, there were 28 under-par scores. In Tuesday’s Mackenzie Tour first round, there were 18 sub-par scores.

There are 120 players competing this week with hopes of earning Mackenzie Tour membership for the 2019 season. Below is a breakdown of the status available at each of the six Qualifying Tournaments:

 Mackenzie Tour Qualifying Standards
 MedalistExempt for the 2019 season 
2nd thru 14th Exempt for the first six evens & subject to re-shuffle 
15th thru 40th (plus ties) Conditionally exempt for the 2019 season 
  

Mackenzie Tour/PGA Tour-Canada: Pewaukee's John Langhoff, Middleton's Blake Jens at USA East 1 Q-School (Mission Inn Resort-Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida)

Player R1 R2 R3 R4 Total
Wisconsin leaderboard
John Langhoff 69 -- -- -- 69
Blake Jens 78 -- -- -- 78
Full leaderboard
Kyle Mueller 69 -- -- -- 69
Travis Trace (a) 69 -- -- -- 69
Matthew Oshrine 69 -- -- -- 69
Andreas Halvorsen 69 -- -- -- 69
Bennett Wisner 69 -- -- -- 69
John Langhoff 69 -- -- -- 69
John Coultas 70 -- -- -- 70
Ryan Gronlund (a) 70 -- -- -- 70
Will Evans 70 -- -- -- 70
Drew McCullough 70 -- -- -- 70
Philip Knowles (a) 71 -- -- -- 71
Stoney Crouch 71 -- -- -- 71
Trey Shirley 71 -- -- -- 71
Charles Wang 71 -- -- -- 71
Peyton White 71 -- -- -- 71
Eamonn McLoughlin 71 -- -- -- 71
Hugo Bernard 71 -- -- -- 71
Chase Johnson 71 -- -- -- 71
Jimmy Jones 72 -- -- -- 72
Jake Scott 72 -- -- -- 72
John Chaney 72 -- -- -- 72
Thomas Lilly 72 -- -- -- 72
Eric Edwards 72 -- -- -- 72
Stanton Schorr (a) 72 -- -- -- 72
Avery Schneider 72 -- -- -- 72
Brad Brunner 72 -- -- -- 72
Jeremy Grab 72 -- -- -- 72
Matt Mabrey 72 -- -- -- 72
Evan Gfeller 73 -- -- -- 73
Noah Ratner 73 -- -- -- 73
Anthony Paolucci 73 -- -- -- 73
Bryce Emory 73 -- -- -- 73
Eric Ricard 73 -- -- -- 73
John Somers 73 -- -- -- 73
Evan Cox 73 -- -- -- 73
Alden Fortner 73 -- -- -- 73
Ryan C. Carter 73 -- -- -- 73
Carter Page 73 -- -- -- 73
Mathew Iceton 73 -- -- -- 73
Giulio Castagnara 73 -- -- -- 73
Tom Nettles 73 -- -- -- 73
Ryan Stovash 74 -- -- -- 74
Greg Eason 74 -- -- -- 74
Kyle Wilshire 74 -- -- -- 74
Willy Pumarol 74 -- -- -- 74
Stephen Stallings Jr. 74 -- -- -- 74
Austin Eccleton 74 -- -- -- 74
Kyle English 74 -- -- -- 74
Brandon Pierce 74 -- -- -- 74
Dylan MacQueen 75 -- -- -- 75
Charlie Stubbs 75 -- -- -- 75
Nicholas Hocker 75 -- -- -- 75
Lukas Euler (a) 75 -- -- -- 75
Jeffrey Wattles 75 -- -- -- 75
Hojin Kang 75 -- -- -- 75
Jack Korzon 75 -- -- -- 75
Anthony Sebastianelli (a) 75 -- -- -- 75
Alex Andrews 75 -- -- -- 75
Talin Rajendranath 75 -- -- -- 75
Chris Houston 76 -- -- -- 76
Cameron Norman 76 -- -- -- 76
Francesco Ruffino 76 -- -- -- 76
Taylor Eyster 76 -- -- -- 76
Brendan Peel 76 -- -- -- 76
Sam Hill 76 -- -- -- 76
Harrison Shih 76 -- -- -- 76
Brett Beazant 76 -- -- -- 76
Jake Kneen 76 -- -- -- 76
Thomas DeMarco (a) 76 -- -- -- 76
Thomas Walsh (a) 76 -- -- -- 76
Chandler White 76 -- -- -- 76
Logan Lowe (a) 76 -- -- -- 76
Blaise Wilson 76 -- -- -- 76
Kameron Williams 76 -- -- -- 76
Ryan Crowley 77 -- -- -- 77
Shawn Tipton 77 -- -- -- 77
Bradley Lankler 77 -- -- -- 77
Riley Davis 77 -- -- -- 77
David Germann 77 -- -- -- 77
Matthew Lowe 77 -- -- -- 77
Beau Titsworth 77 -- -- -- 77
Ian Facey 77 -- -- -- 77
Blake Pugh 78 -- -- -- 78
AJ Morris 78 -- -- -- 78
Ryan Wenzler 78 -- -- -- 78
Drew Schmidt 78 -- -- -- 78
Alexander Riddle 78 -- -- -- 78
Maxwell Sear (a) 78 -- -- -- 78
Matthew Jackson 78 -- -- -- 78
Lucas Kim 78 -- -- -- 78
Corey Rohm 78 -- -- -- 78
George Toone 78 -- -- -- 78
Blake Jens 78 -- -- -- 78
Corey Shaun 79 -- -- -- 79
Jordan Massey 79 -- -- -- 79
Mariano Medico (a) 79 -- -- -- 79
Eric Ansett 79 -- -- -- 79
Jacob Johnson 79 -- -- -- 79
Ross Gilbert 79 -- -- -- 79
Keven Fortin-Simard 79 -- -- -- 79
Frisco Poenisch 79 -- -- -- 79
Samuel Straka (a) 79 -- -- -- 79
Dillon Woods 79 -- -- -- 79
Blaine Lafferty (a) 80 -- -- -- 80
Alvin Dickens IV 80 -- -- -- 80
Jake Kelley 80 -- -- -- 80
Barry Babbitt 81 -- -- -- 81
Jake Shuman 81 -- -- -- 81
Frank Cotrona (a) 81 -- -- -- 81
Cooper Brown 82 -- -- -- 82
Mark Baker 83 -- -- -- 83
Phillip Yribarren 83 -- -- -- 83
Conner Beakey 84 -- -- -- 84
Louis Bodine 85 -- -- -- 85
Colin Mathers 86 -- -- -- 86
Lawrence Maurello 86 -- -- -- 86
Ben Craggs 86 -- -- -- 86
Colby Lewis 88 -- -- -- 88
Brandon Duray (a) 99 -- -- -- 99