DAYTONA BEACH, FLA, December 3, 2016 – Jaye Marie Green (Boca Raton, Florida) continued her stellar play with a 2-under, 70 on the Hills course on Saturday to grab the 72-hole lead at 15-under, 273. With one round left, she is two shots clear of Olafia Kristinsdottir (Reykjavik, Iceland), who carded a 68 on the Jones course to get to 13-under. Sadena Parks (Scottsdale, Ariz.) is in third place at 12-under, 276.

There are four players tied for 19th at 4-under, 284.

“After two practice rounds (and four tournament rounds), it feels good to be at the top of the leaderboard after six rounds of golf,” said Green, who had a clean back nine with two birdies and no bogeys. “This will certainly remove some stress that this whole week brings and I feel confident. I didn’t hit the ball well today, but I hung in there.”

Green survived an uneven front nine that included a double-bogey on seven.

“I was 2-over through seven and I was like ‘oh gosh’ and I started thinking about the top 20 and thinking what is going on here,” admitted Green. “It is so good to be able to pull it back. To finish 2-under par after a bad start definitely helps the confidence.”

Green can become the first player to win Final Stage of LPGA Qualifying Tournament twice since it was moved to Daytona Beach in 1991. She was the medalist in 2013 when she totaled a record 29-under.

Meanwhile, Kristinsdottir is inching closer-and-closer to becoming the first player from Iceland to play the LPGA. She carded a 4-under, 68 – her third straight round in the 60’s – to move to 13-under, 275. The former Wake Forest golfer has made 19 birdies against just four bogeys over the last three rounds.

“This morning, I was not feeling so great on the range because I had something in my back so I was just trying to take it easy a little,” said Kristinsdottir. “It ended up being fine, I only hit two crocked shots today because of my back. Everything else was fine, I tried to have good rhythm and my putter was smoking hot.”

She finished her round with three birdies over her final six holes.

Kristinsdottir played in seven events on the Ladies European Tour as a rookie and is 96th on the Order of Merit. She finished T26 in Abu Dhabi in early November.

“Q-School is a lot about being mentally tough so I’m going to try and be patient tomorrow,” explained Kristinsdottir. “I don’t want to think too much about the result, it is not over.”

The 72-hole cut was made at 2-over, 290 and exactly 70 players will tee it up on Sunday in the final-round. Players that finish in the top 20 (no ties) will earn LPGA Tour membership in category 12 while those that finish 21-45 (including ties) will earn membership in category 17. If necessary, there will be a playoff for the final spots in category 12 (full membership) only. The final-round will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will be contested on the Hills course only.

NO. 2 AMATEUR BRONTE LAW HOPING PUTTS DROP ON SUNDAY: Bronte Law (Manchester, England) was hoping to be in a more comfortable spot heading into the final-round, but she gave her self a shot after a 2-under, 70 on Saturday to move to 2-under through four rounds. She is T30 with 18 holes left.

“I created a lot of chances today, but I wasn’t really making anything,” said Law, who made three birdies against one bogey. “Towards the end, I made two really good birdies to put myself right back in there. My putts on 17 and 18 just slid by. Overall, I’m pretty pleased with my round and I’m hoping those putts are going to go in tomorrow.”

Law, who is the No. 2 ranked amateur in the world and the reigning ANNIKA Award winner, has posted rounds of 75-68-73-70.

“This is the opportunity (LPGA) I’ve been waiting on for a long time,” said Law. “I was hoping to play a little better as I was playing very well coming in. My swing feels good and I’m really hoping that I get that low round tomorrow because I’m really looking to get that card.”

ALLEN TO SPLIT TIME BETWEEN EUROPE / US IF EARNS STATUS: Beth Allen (San Diego, Calif.) has had too much success in Europe to commit to a full-time LPGA schedule even if she earns full status for the first time since 2008 on Sunday.

She posted a 4-under, 68 on the Jones course on Saturday to move to 9-under, 279.

“I’m not leaving Europe, I know that,” said Allen. “I haven’t seen the LPGA schedule yet on purpose, but I know it is going to be great, and hopefully I can earn status tomorrow and have the chance to pick and choose my schedule.”

Allen, the Order of Merit leader on the Ladies European Tour, has posted rounds of 71-72-68-68. She is the highest ranked player in the field according to the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings at No. 63.

O’HARA HOPING FOR SECOND CHANCE AT LPGA WITH BRO ON BAG: Therese O’Hara (Copenhagen, Denmark) carded a 4-under, 68 on the Jones course on Saturday to give herself a chance at a full LPGA card on Sunday. O’Hara moved from T62 to T30.

It’s almost eerily similar to what happened to O’Hara (then Koelbaek) at 2014 Final Stage. She was in a tie for 25th headed into the final-round and posted a 71 to finish T11 and earn a Tour card.

“I just remember being very calm and relaxed,” said O’Hara after her strong round today about two years ago. “I just remember having fun with my brother (Martin) and relaxing in between.”

O’Hara asked her brother to caddy again this year and he couldn’t refuse.

Now, she is one round away from getting back to the LPGA full-time after spending 2016 on the Symetra Tour.

“I knew I needed a low one today and I think I’ll need a really low one tomorrow,” said O’Hara. “I’m just going to go out and attack. I got on a roll today so hopefully I can keep it going.”

 

2016 LPGA and Symetra Tour Qualifing School – Stage III
Round 4 Summary
Saturday, December 03, 2016 Purse: $50,000.00
Multiple Courses Par: 36 36 – 72 Yardage: 6566
POS NAME SCORES TOTAL TO PAR COURSE(S)
1 Jaye Marie Green 68-68-67-70 273 -15 (J-H-J-H)
2 Olafia Kristinsdottir 74-66-67-68 275 -13 (H-J-H-J)
3 Sadena Parks 69-72-67-68 276 -12 (J-H-J-H)
4 Nasa Hataoka 68-65-69-75 277 -11 (J-H-J-H)
5 Angel Yin 74-67-69-68 278 -10 (H-J-H-J)
6 Beth Allen 71-72-68-68 279 -9 (H-J-H-J)
T7 Jennifer Ha 70-74-69-67 280 -8 (J-H-J-H)
T7 Ssu Chia Cheng 73-66-69-72 280 -8 (J-H-J-H)
T7 Mel Reid 69-64-75-72 280 -8 (H-J-H-J)
T10 Dori Carter 75-69-74-63 281 -7 (H-J-H-J)
T10 Laetitia Beck 76-66-71-68 281 -7 (H-J-H-J)
T10 JeongEun Lee 69-73-70-69 281 -7 (H-J-H-J)
T13 Maria Parra 76-71-67-68 282 -6 (H-J-H-J)
T13 Nicole Broch Larsen 69-78-66-69 282 -6 (J-H-J-H)
T13 Amy Anderson 71-71-70-70 282 -6 (J-H-J-H)
T16 Ji-Young Oh 71-71-69-72 283 -5 (J-H-J-H)
T16 Dottie Ardina 71-70-70-72 283 -5 (H-J-H-J)
T16 Regan De Guzman (a) 71-68-70-74 283 -5 (H-J-H-J)
T19 Karen Chung (a) 69-71-73-71 284 -4 (J-H-J-H)
T19 Dani Holmqvist 71-70-71-72 284 -4 (H-J-H-J)
T19 Yu Liu 72-67-72-73 284 -4 (H-J-H-J)
T19 Krista Puisite 69-69-70-76 284 -4 (J-H-J-H)
T23 Mariah Stackhouse 72-71-72-70 285 -3 (J-H-J-H)
T23 Lauren Kim 69-73-73-70 285 -3 (J-H-J-H)
T23 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras 67-72-76-70 285 -3 (J-H-J-H)
T23 Katherine Perry 74-70-70-71 285 -3 (J-H-J-H)
T23 Prima Thammaraks 73-71-70-71 285 -3 (H-J-H-J)
T23 Aditi Ashok 73-70-71-71 285 -3 (J-H-J-H)
T23 Min-G Kim 68-73-71-73 285 -3 (J-H-J-H)
T30 Therese O’Hara 75-70-73-68 286 -2 (H-J-H-J)
T30 Hannah Burke 73-75-69-69 286 -2 (H-J-H-J)
T30 Mina Harigae 77-68-72-69 286 -2 (H-J-H-J)
T30 Bronte Law (a) 75-68-73-70 286 -2 (H-J-H-J)
T30 Celine Boutier 69-75-71-71 286 -2 (H-J-H-J)
T30 Madeleine Sheils 70-73-70-73 286 -2 (J-H-J-H)
T30 Katelyn Dambaugh (a) 67-71-73-75 286 -2 (J-H-J-H)
T37 Cindy LaCrosse 74-74-70-69 287 -1 (J-H-J-H)
T37 Emily Tubert 72-71-75-69 287 -1 (H-J-H-J)
T37 Brittany Benvenuto 75-72-70-70 287 -1 (J-H-J-H)
T37 Ani Gulugian 71-75-71-70 287 -1 (J-H-J-H)
T37 Daniela Darquea (a) 74-68-75-70 287 -1 (H-J-H-J)
T37 Emily Pedersen 72-74-70-71 287 -1 (J-H-J-H)
T37 Jessy Tang 73-68-72-74 287 -1 (J-H-J-H)
T44 Benyapa Niphatsophon 72-74-72-70 288 E (H-J-H-J)
T44 Jean Reynolds 72-75-69-72 288 E (J-H-J-H)
T44 Alejandra Llaneza 71-74-71-72 288 E (J-H-J-H)
T44 Budsabakorn Sukapan 71-74-70-73 288 E (J-H-J-H)
H – Hills Course, J – Jones Course
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POS NAME SCORES TOTAL TO PAR COURSE(S)
T44 Pavarisa Yoktuan 74-69-72-73 288 E (H-J-H-J)
T44 Demi Runas 71-71-71-75 288 E (J-H-J-H)
T50 Luciane Lee 71-74-74-70 289 +1 (J-H-J-H)
T50 Haeji Kang 75-74-69-71 289 +1 (J-H-J-H)
T50 Ying Luo 77-70-70-72 289 +1 (H-J-H-J)
T50 Taylor Totland (a) 70-74-73-72 289 +1 (J-H-J-H)
T50 Hannah Green 72-71-74-72 289 +1 (J-H-J-H)
T50 Britney Yada 74-71-71-73 289 +1 (H-J-H-J)
T50 Stephanie Meadow 73-70-73-73 289 +1 (H-J-H-J)
T50 Justine Dreher 74-71-70-74 289 +1 (J-H-J-H)
T50 Ruixin Liu 75-68-72-74 289 +1 (J-H-J-H)
T50 Jenny Coleman 72-70-73-74 289 +1 (J-H-J-H)
T50 Laura Wearn 71-72-71-75 289 +1 (J-H-J-H)
T61 Augusta James 76-76-69-69 290 +2 (J-H-J-H)
T61 Clariss Guce 72-75-73-70 290 +2 (J-H-J-H)
T61 Emily Collins 73-74-72-71 290 +2 (J-H-J-H)
T61 Caroline Inglis 74-71-74-71 290 +2 (H-J-H-J)
T61 Allyssa Ferrell 72-72-75-71 290 +2 (H-J-H-J)
T61 Brianna Do 78-69-71-72 290 +2 (H-J-H-J)
T61 Ginger Howard 72-71-74-73 290 +2 (J-H-J-H)
T61 Kendall Dye 70-73-73-74 290 +2 (J-H-J-H)
T61 Allison Emrey 70-73-71-76 290 +2 (J-H-J-H)
T61 Felicity Johnson 76-66-71-77 290 +2 (H-J-H-J)
Camilla Lennarth 81-71-73-66 291 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Shannon Fish 78-71-73-69 291 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Lindsey Weaver 75-74-73-69 291 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Erynne Lee 76-76-69-70 291 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Stephanie Kono 72-76-72-71 291 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Elizabeth Nagel 71-75-73-72 291 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Charlotte Thomas 73-71-73-74 291 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Nannette Hill 71-73-73-74 291 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Jaclyn Jansen 78-69-67-77 291 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Kate Machado 75-77-71-69 292 CUT (J-H-J-H)
August Kim (a) 76-69-77-70 292 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Gemma Dryburgh 77-69-75-71 292 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Karlin Beck 75-76-69-72 292 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Daniela Iacobelli 73-78-68-73 292 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Wanasa Zhou (a) 75-72-72-73 292 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Mindy Kim 75-74-69-74 292 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Kristy McPherson 73-73-72-74 292 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Brittany Marchand 76-69-73-74 292 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Elizabeth Szokol 70-78-68-76 292 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Kanphanitnan Muangkhumsakul 73-78-71-71 293 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Marta Sanz Barrio 75-74-73-71 293 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Rebecca Artis 73-71-76-73 293 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Jiayi Zhou 77-71-71-74 293 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Emma de Groot 73-73-72-75 293 CUT (J-H-J-H)
H – Hills Course, J – Jones Course
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POS NAME SCORES TOTAL TO PAR COURSE(S)
Julieta Granada 74-71-73-75 293 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Kathleen Ekey 78-73-73-70 294 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Tiffany Chan (a) 77-71-76-70 294 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Megan Osland 75-72-75-72 294 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Becca Huffer 72-75-75-72 294 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Princess Superal 76-70-76-72 294 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Katelyn Sepmoree 76-72-73-73 294 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Paola Moreno 74-72-75-73 294 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Briana Mao 70-76-75-73 294 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Eleanor Givens 78-72-70-74 294 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Sally Watson 77-76-72-70 295 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Nicole Jeray 77-73-73-72 295 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Anne-Catherine Tanguay 74-75-73-73 295 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Sara-Maude Juneau 74-74-74-73 295 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Natalie Sheary 75-71-75-74 295 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Marina Choi 75-71-74-75 295 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Alison Walshe 76-75-73-72 296 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Giulia Molinaro 74-73-76-73 296 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Maia Schechter 77-69-77-73 296 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Kim Welch 75-73-74-74 296 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Nobuhle Dlamini 73-75-72-76 296 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Jennifer Kirby 76-70-73-77 296 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Kylie Walker 81-72-73-71 297 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Bertine Strauss 75-74-75-73 297 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Lori Beth Adams 74-74-75-74 297 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Avery George 73-77-72-75 297 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Sophia Popov 74-75-73-75 297 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Casey Grice 76-72-74-75 297 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Marion Ricordeau 77-74-75-72 298 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Isi Gabsa 73-82-68-75 298 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Kaitlin Park 74-79-70-75 298 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Mia Piccio 78-71-74-75 298 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Marianne Skarpnord 73-78-69-78 298 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Csicsi Rozsa 74-74-80-71 299 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Emma Talley 76-73-78-72 299 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Jamie Hullett 75-77-74-73 299 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Lorie Kane 73-76-75-75 299 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Samantha Richdale 77-71-76-75 299 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Rachel Rohanna 74-78-71-76 299 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Christine Song 71-75-75-78 299 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Kassidy Teare 71-75-75-78 299 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Jane Rah 78-77-73-72 300 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Cyna Rodriguez 83-69-75-73 300 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Carlie Yadloczky 79-72-74-75 300 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Grace Na 80-72-77-72 301 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Monifa Sealy 78-76-74-73 301 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Savannah Vilaubi 74-80-74-73 301 CUT (J-H-J-H)
POS NAME SCORES TOTAL TO PAR COURSE(S)
Lauren Coughlin 75-73-76-77 301 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Lora Assad 72-75-75-80 302 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Sierra Sims (a) 77-73-82-71 303 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Fabiola Arriaga 78-75-76-74 303 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Hannah Collier 78-76-71-78 303 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Manuela Carbajo Re 77-78-75-74 304 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Emily Penttil? 77-77-75-76 305 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Lisa Ferrero 70-83-74-78 305 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Amber Hensley 73-82-79-73 307 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Ashlan Ramsey 77-75-76-79 307 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Erica Popson 76-72-80-81 309 CUT (H-J-H-J)
Ashleigh Albrecht 76-79-76-80 311 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Silvia Cavalleri 79-81-78-75 313 CUT (J-H-J-H)
Vicky Hurst 73-71 144 WD (H-J-H)
Holly Clyburn 77-69-75 221 WD (H-J-H-J)
H – Hills Course, J – Jones Course
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