Three Canucks advance to final LPGA Q-School stage
Sue Kim of Langley, B.C., led a trio of Canadians who advanced into the final stage of LPGA Q-School on Friday.
Kim carded a final round 73 on the Bobcat Course at the Plantation Golf and Country Club in Florida to finish in a tie for 20th.
Toronto's Seema Sadekar (73) and Ashley Sholer (76) of Hamilton, Ont., both finished in a tie for 40th to also advance to the final stage next month.
Only the top 70 and ties advanced into the final Qualifying stage, which will be contested over 90 holes at the end of November.
Jessica Wallace of Langley, B.C., posted a final round 73 but came up one stroke shy of the cut, which ended up being 7-over par.
Finishing two shots off the cut line were Danielle Mills of Pointe-Claire, Que., who posted her best round of the week - 71 - and Angela Buzminski of Oshawa, Ont., who carded a final round 76.
Nicole Vandermade of Brantford, Ont., also carded her best round of the week, 72, but missed the cut by four strokes along with Lisa Meldrum of Montreal, who stumbled to a 77.
Victoria Thompson of Akwesasne, Ont., finished off the week by shooting a round of 80.
Symetra Tour pro Katie Burnett claimed medallist honours with a final round 71 to give her a four day total of 15-under par, six strokes better than Ladies European Tour player and Solheim Cup member Melissa Reid.