Kiwi golfer Amelia Garvey is under the card after three rounds in the final LPGA qualifying tournament 2.

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Kiwi golfer Amelia Garvey is under the card after three rounds in the final LPGA qualifying tournament 2.

Kiwi golfer Amelia Garvey is well on the way to advancing to the third level of LPGA qualifying school.

Lydia Ko climbs the list of the best in the BMW Ladies Championship in Korea

* Daniel Hillier storms into the race at the latest event on the European Challenge Tour

* “I want to make her proud”: Amelia Garvey hopes Lydia Ko. to impress

* New Zealand golfer Amelia Garvey romps through the first stage of the LPGA Q-School

“The 21-year-old Christchurch professional is 37th with two under the card after three rounds of the last qualifying tournament in Venice, Florida.

After storming through the first leg of Q-School in August when she finished fourth, she’s in the all-important top 45 (and tie).

Should she stay above the qualifying line after the final round, she will advance to the important third tier qualifying tournament in December and thus have a chance of LPGA Tour status in 2022.

CONTINUE READING:
* Lydia Ko climbs the list of the best in the BMW Ladies Championship in Korea
* Daniel Hillier storms into the race at the latest event on the European Challenge Tour
* “I want to make her proud”: Amelia Garvey hopes Lydia Ko. to impress
* New Zealand golfer Amelia Garvey romps through the first stage of the LPGA Q-School

Garvey has already completed launches on the second tier Symetra Tour next year but is eager to join his kiwi golfer and girlfriend Lydia Ko on the lucrative LPGA.

Christchurch golfer Amelia Garvey is pursuing her dream of LPGA Tour status.

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Christchurch golfer Amelia Garvey is pursuing her dream of LPGA Tour status.

After Garvey opened the tournament at Plantation Golf and Country Club with two under 70, Garvey followed with rounds of 71 and 73.

This puts it one stroke above the qualification average with 18 holes to be played, 11 strokes behind the Chinese leader Ruoning Yin.

Garvey turned pro in May just before she competed in her second US Women’s Open where she missed the cut.

She recently graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in communications.