Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Ha Na Jang went low with a 6-under
66 in Friday’s third round and she has grabbed a 3-shot lead in the final
stage of the LPGA Tour Qualifying School.
Jang, who played in six events on the LPGA Tour last season, finished 54 holes
at 11-under-par 205. Jang did not miss a cut in those six events and she even
ended tied for third at the Evian Championship in September.
The field was split between two courses at LPGA International. Half of the
field played on the Arthur Hills Course, while the other half was on the Rees
Jones Course. Jang played on the Rees Jones Course Friday.
Ju Young Park, who entered the day tied for the lead with first-round leader
Casey Grice, carded a 1-over 73 and she is tied for second with amateur Alison
Lee (67) and Simin Feng (67) at 8-under 208. Park played on the Hills Course,
while Lee and Feng played the Jones Course.
Grice, playing the Jones Course, fired a 2-over 74 and she is tied for fifth
with Sophia Popov (72) at 7-under 209. Popov was on the Hills Course Friday.
MORE TO FOLLOW.