McCrary, Tanquay have chance to earn LPGA Tour cards

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Former Oklahoma State star Maddie McCrary and former Sooner Anne Catherine Tanquay are taking part over the next two weeks  in the LPGA qualifying Q Series, a marathon eight-round event at Pinehurst, N.C., in which the top 45 finishers and ties will earn status on the LPGA Tour in 2019.

Live scoring can be followed here.

  • Individuals will compete in a 144-stroke play format over two, four-day tournaments for a purse of $150,000
  • There is no cut and the unofficial prize money will be distributed at the event’s completion
  • The first week of Q-Series will be contested on the George and Tom Fazio-designed Pinehurst Course No. 6 from Oct. 24-27
  • The second week of Q-Series will be contested on the Rees Jones-designed Pinehurst Course No. 7 from Oct. 31-Nov. 3
  • Action gets underway at 7:50 a.m. ET in the first four rounds

Last week several other players with Oklahoma ties did not advance to the Q Series in the second round of LPGA Qualifying School but will have a chance to play on the Symetra Tour in 2019.

Former Oklahoma State star Kenzie Niesen tied for 61st in the Stage Two qualifier at 4-over, Yujeong Son of NOrman tied for 69th at 5 over, former Sooner Julienne Soo tied for 79th at 6 over and former Sooner Rylee Pedigo tied for 93rd at 8 over.


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