Brogan McKinnon of Mississauga, Ont., shot a six-over 78 in the third round of LPGA Stage II qualifying school and fell out of the lead, but remains in good shape to move on to final stage.
McKinnon is tied for 16th with one round to go. The top 80 and ties moving on.
Samantha Richdale of Kelowna, B.C., was top Canadian after the third round in which she shot a one-under 71. She was tied for 11th at two-under.
Augusta James of Bath, Ont., playing as an amateur, and Brittany Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., were each tied for 23rd after shooting identical 71s on Thursday.
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