Yujeong Son is tied for 24th and Kendall Dye is tied for 57th at the halfway point of the LPGA Q-Series. At stake in the eight-round event are 45 spots with some status on the LPGA Tour for 2020.
The conclusion of round four at LPGA Q-Series presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina signals the halfway point of the 144-hole cumulative stroke play marathon. Play is now complete on the George and Tom Fazio-designed Pinehurst Course No. 6 and it shifts to Jack Nicklaus-designed Pinehurst Course No. 9 for the last four rounds from Oct. 30-Nov. 2.
Competing in a total of eight rounds over two, four-day segments, the top-45 finishers and ties receive Category 14 membership on the LPGA Tour Priority List for 2020. Individuals in that range, but outside of the top-20 and ties also earn Category C status on the Symetra Tour.
Meanwhile, a cut to the top-80 and ties is set after the sixth round and the unofficial purse of $150,000 will be distributed at event’s completion. With 72 holes in the books, a total of 50 players are 2-over par or better andexactly 80 are 10-over par or better.
Son, a native of South Korea who played her junior career based in Norman, has shot rounds of 72-69-69-73 and is at 1-under par 283. Dye, a former University of Oklahoma golfer, is currently at 4-over (75-72-69-72) and two shots behind those tied for 45th.