Thursday, August 6, 2015
Former Kansas University women’s golfer Minami Levonowich shot an even-par 72 Thursday on the Palmer Course at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, in her first round of Stage I of the LPGA and Symetra Tour Qualifying School.
Playing as an amateur, Levonowich is tied for 31st in a field of 288 golfers attempting to qualify for the women’s professional tours. The field will continue its second round of four, 72 holes total, on Friday with the top 60 finishers from Stage I advancing to Stage II which will be held in Venice, Florida, Oct. 25-27. Stage III, the final stage, will be played in early December in Daytona Beach, Florida.