James To Advance To LPGA Qualifying School Stage II
Aug. 29, 2014
LPGA Stage I Scoreboard
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. - Augusta James is one step closer to the LPGA Tour. She shot a 2-under 70 and finished tied for 14th at the LPGA Qualifying School Stage I at Mission Hills Country Club.
James (74-71-72-70--286) finished the 72-hole event 1-under and shot her best round on the final day. She now advances to LPGA Qualifying Stage II Sept. 30-Oct. 3 in Venice, Fla.
Wolfpack golf alums Ana Menendez and Brooke Baker also competed along with James. Menendez (+14) tied for 134th, missing the cut by just four shots. Baker (+17) shot 71, her best round of the week, to finish 156th in the 285-player field.
James' next stop will be in Japan for the World Amateur Championship. Former NC State teammate Brittany Marchand is also playing in the World Am.