ROGERS, Ark. – University of Arkansas junior-to-be Emma Lavy
fired a 73 in the Monday qualifier of the Walmart NW Arkansas LPGA Championship at Pinnacle Country Club.
The Fayetteville, Ark., native finished 12th overall and did not advance to the tournament on Friday.
Former Razorback Amanda McCurdy tied for ninth overall with a 72 while Courtney Mahon tied for 18th overall shooting a 75.
Lavy took part for the second time in her career in the Monday qualifier. She is the sixth Razorback to have a spot in the Monday’s play.
Former Razorback Kelli Shean
played in the Monday qualifier in 2009 and made the cut to Friday’s tournament. She is the only Razorback to advance.
In addition to the qualifier, Arkansas players have been granted six sponsor’s exemptions for the tournament and this year is no exception.
Junior-to-be Emily Tubert
is playing on her second consecutive exemption this year. Other sponsor’s exemptions have gone to Lewis, Lucy Nunn and Shean.
Tubert’s tee time on Friday is still to be determined but she and Lewis will both carry Razorback head covers this weekend.
Lewis will hold a press conference on Wednesday to discuss the tournament and to make a special announcement regarding the Razorbacks. Arkansas head coach Shauna Estes-Taylor
is also expected to speak. The press conference begins at 1 p.m.