Park Increases Lead at Q-School

By Associated PressNovember 29, 2007, 5:00 pm
LPGA Tour _newDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jane Park shot a 2-under 70 on Thursday at LPGA International to increase her lead to three strokes over Kelli Kuehne after the second round of the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
The top 17 players Sunday after the fifth round will earn 2008 LPGA Tour cards, while the next 35 will receive conditional status.
Park, the 2004 U.S. Women's Amateur winner, had a 9-under 135 total.
'A 70 is definitely not 65, but I'm very pleased with my score. I was able to pull out another sub-par round and, overall, I'm very pleased with how I played,' Park said. 'I think of it as one day at a time. After I shot 65, I quickly erased it from mind.
'You have to come out with the mind-set that everyone starts at even par. Tomorrow I am looking to do the same thing I've been doing. It's just one shot at a time. I want to clean the slate and go out there and get another sub-par round.'
Kuehne shot a 71.
'I've had some really good prep work coming into this event,' Kuehne said. 'For the past seven weeks, I've been on a mission to get ready for this, and I feel like I'm ready. Hopefully, this turns out the way that I planned for, but I'll accept my fate whatever may come of it.'
Tracy Hanson (66) and Hee Young Park (67) were 5 under, and Carolina Llano (71), Meredith Duncan (71), Hannah Jun (67) and Ashleigh Simon (70) were 4 under.
Full-Field Scores:
The Top 17 (no ties) will receive exempt status on the LPGA Tour in 2008
1Jane Park 65-70135(-9)
2Kelli Kuehne 67-71138(-6)
3Hee Young Park 72-67139(-5)
3Tracy Hanson 73-66139(-5)
5Sarah Lynn Sargent 69-71140(-4)
5Carolina Llano 69-71140(-4)
5Meredith Duncan 69-71140(-4)
5Hannah Jun 73-67140(-4)
5Ashleigh Simon 70-70140(-4)
10Hwan Hee Lee 70-71141(-3)
10Russy Gulyanamitta 69-72141(-3)
10Sarah Kemp 71-70141(-3)
10Liz Janangelo 70-71141(-3)
14Su A Kim 70-72142(-2)
14Beth Allen 71-71142(-2)
14Anja Monke 72-70142(-2)
14Na Yeon Choi 68-74142(-2)
14Jacqueline Yang 69-73142(-2)
14Anna Grzebien 70-72142(-2)
14Cindy Pasechnik 73-69142(-2)
14Sofie Andersson 73-69142(-2)
14Song Hee Kim 74-68142(-2)
14Amie Cochran 72-70142(-2)
14Sophie Giquel 72-70142(-2)
14Emma Cabrera-Bello 73-69142(-2)
26Virada Nirapathpongporn 71-72143(-1)
26Nicole Hage 71-72143(-1)
26Christina Lecuyer 71-72143(-1)
26Sukjin Lee Wuesthoff 69-74143(-1)
26Yani Tseng 70-73143(-1)
26Maru Martinez 72-71143(-1)
26Eileen Vargas 73-70143(-1)
26Becky Lucidi 72-71143(-1)
26May Wood 72-71143(-1)
26Danielle Downey 72-71143(-1)
36Jamie Hullett 71-73144(E)
36Louise Friberg 71-73144(E)
36Adrienne White 70-74144(E)
36Clarissa Childs 71-73144(E)
36*Shanshan Feng 72-72144(E)
36Nontaya Srisawang 73-71144(E)
36Taylor Leon 73-71144(E)
36Sarah-Jane Kenyon 73-71144(E)
36Nina Reis 73-71144(E)
45Anna Rawson 72-73145(+1)
45Angela Jerman 72-73145(+1)
45Eun Jung Yi 73-72145(+1)
45Hana Kim 71-74145(+1)
45Leah Wigger 72-73145(+1)
45Amy Yang 72-73145(+1)
45Jennifer Gleason 73-72145(+1)
45Nicole Jeray 74-71145(+1)
45Chris Brady 75-70145(+1)
45Brandi Jackson 77-68145(+1)
45Allison Hanna-Williams 74-71145(+1)
45Lee Ann Walker-Cooper 74-71145(+1)
45Onnarin Sattayabanphot 74-71145(+1)
58Rachel Bailey 72-74146(+2)
58Kristina Tucker 70-76146(+2)
58Sarah Oh 70-76146(+2)
58Janell Howland 74-72146(+2)
58*Sandra Gal 76-70146(+2)
58Michelle Ellis 75-71146(+2)
58Lauren Espinosa 75-71146(+2)
65Misun Cho 73-74147(+3)
65Kim Williams 74-73147(+3)
65Kelly Cap 74-73147(+3)
65Jennifer Greggain 73-74147(+3)
65Jeanne Cho-Hunicke 71-76147(+3)
65Simi Mehra 73-74147(+3)
65Samantha Head 73-74147(+3)
65Louise Stahle 75-72147(+3)
65Paula Marti 75-72147(+3)
65Kelly Lagedrost 76-71147(+3)
65Na Ri Kim 74-73147(+3)
65Kristen Samp 74-73147(+3)
65Audra Burks 74-73147(+3)
65Lisa Fernandes 74-73147(+3)
79Sarah Huarte 74-74148(+4)
79Hana Chae 76-72148(+4)
79Jimin Jeong 74-74148(+4)
79Mandy Goins 73-75148(+4)
79*Kristie Smith 74-74148(+4)
79Jean Bartholomew 76-72148(+4)
79Tiffany Tavee 77-71148(+4)
79LeAnna Wicks 77-71148(+4)
79Song Choi 77-71148(+4)
79Mo Martin 77-71148(+4)
79Anastasia Kostina 77-71148(+4)
90Jennifer Ackerson 74-75149(+5)
90Catherine Matranga 74-75149(+5)
90Yeon Joo Lee 74-75149(+5)
90Christi Cano 71-78149(+5)
90Hanna Kang 73-76149(+5)
90Irene Cho 73-76149(+5)
90Paige Mackenzie 75-74149(+5)
90Ashley Prange 76-73149(+5)
90Sophia Sheridan 76-73149(+5)
90Dana Je 77-72149(+5)
90Lori Atsedes 75-74149(+5)
90Isabelle Beisiegel 76-73149(+5)
90Kim Welch 76-73149(+5)
103Whitney Wade 75-75150(+6)
103A.J. Eathorne 73-77150(+6)
103Riko Higashio 76-74150(+6)
103D'Rae Ward 78-72150(+6)
103Siew-Ai Lim 76-74150(+6)
108Jin Y. Pak 76-75151(+7)
108Annie Young 79-72151(+7)
110Sae Hee Son 75-77152(+8)
110Brooke Tull 74-78152(+8)
110Celeste Troche 74-78152(+8)
110Angie Hill 76-76152(+8)
110Shinah Ham 81-71152(+8)
110Ashley Gomes 78-74152(+8)
110Joanne Morley 76-76152(+8)
117Pornanong Phatlum 75-78153(+9)
117Vikki Laing 76-77153(+9)
117Nikki Garrett 70-83153(+9)
117Leah Hart 74-79153(+9)
117Lisa Ferrero 79-74153(+9)
117Shayna Miyajima 80-73153(+9)
117Michelle Simpson 76-77153(+9)
117Beth Bauer 76-77153(+9)
125*Manuela Maria Tarazona 78-76154(+10)
126Jin Hyun Kim 77-78155(+11)
126Lee-Anne Pace 81-74155(+11)
128Caryn Wilson 76-80156(+12)
128Vanessa Brockett 79-77156(+12)
128Danah Ford 81-75156(+12)
131Caroline Larsson 76-81157(+13)
131Kiran Matharu 83-74157(+13)
133Patricia Baxter-Johnson 79-79158(+14)
134Diane Irvin 83-76159(+15)
135Natalie Tucker 79-81160(+16)

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