Mia Piccio qualifies for final stage of LPGA Qualifying

MIA PICCIO moved closer to a place in the LPGA, coming up with a fourth-round 74 at the Bobcat course of the Plantation Golf and Country Club in the LPGA Qualifying Tournament Stage II in on Friday in Venice, Florida (Saturday, Manila time).

The shotmaker from Bacolod had earlier rounds of 77-70-71 and finished at 292 for a share of 59th spot, advancing to Stage III.

The cut was made at 7-over 295, with 85 advancing to Final Stage of LPGA Qualifying Tournament set at LPGA International in Daytona Beach from December 3 to 7.

Ginger Howard of Bradenton, Florida fired a closing 71 for a four-day total of 9-under 289 to earn medalist honors, one stroke clear of Alison Lee of Valencia, California, who fired a fourth-round 82.

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