Maude-Aimee Leblanc of Sherbrooke, Que., needs a victory at this week’s Symetra Tour Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla., to finish in the top 10 on the money list and earn graduation to the LPGA Tour.
Leblanc opened with a four-under 68 on Thursday and is tied for sixth, two shots off the lead
Brogan McKinnon of Mississauga, Ont., Sara-Maude Juneau of Fossambault-sur-le-lac, Que., and Samantha Richdale of Kelowna, B.C., each opened with a two-under 70 and are tied for 21st.
Based on the current money list, Juneau would need an 11th-place finish or higher to finish in the top 10, while Richdale, like Leblanc, would need a victory.
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At the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Alabama, Toronto’s Rebecca Lee-Bentham and Hamilton’s Alena Sharp are tied for 63rd after even par 72s.
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