Mackenzie Advances to LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Sept. 22, 2006
Rancho Mirage, Calif. - Former UW women's golfer Paige Mackenzie finished in a tie for 27th at the LPGA Sectional Qualifying Tournament at the Shadow Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., to advance to the LPGA Tour's Final Qualifying Tournament. Mackenzie shot a five-over 77 in the fourth round, bringing her four-day total to a nine-over 297. Mackenzie shot a 72 in both the first and second rounds, while shooting a 76 during the third round.
The Rancho Mirage qualifier is the first of the LPGA Tour's two sectional qualifying events in 2006. The second LPGA Tour Sectional Qualifying Tournament is Oct. 3-6 at Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice, Fla. The top-30 finishers and ties from the Florida qualifier will join the California sectional qualifiers, current LPGA Tour members attempting to improve their status and the players who finished sixth through 15th on the final 2006 Duramed Futures Tour money list at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla., Nov. 29-Dec. 3.