Bristow, Perry into final Europe qualifying

Last updated 12:25 10/12/2012

Relevant offers


Flawless Lydia Ko storms back into contention at Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia Danny Lee struggles at Presidents Cup as South Africans lead day two resurgence Lydia Ko six shots off pace after opening round in Malaysia Matthew Fitzpatrick conjures a magical 64 at British Masters Lydia Ko off to slow start in quest for third straight LPGA Tour win Americans up 4-1 over Danny Lee and Internationals on day one at Presidents Cup Golf ban stands for Spearman-Burn twins after appeal withdrawn Jordan Spieth on Cup defence: 'We're walking around with cockiness in our step' US golfer Jim Furyk travels to Presidents Cup despite being unable to play Danny Lee and International team have hearts set on massive Presidents Cup upset

New Zealand golfers Cathryn Bristow and Emily Perry have safely negotiated their way through to the final stage of qualifying for the 2013 Ladies European Tour.

Bristow finished 13th in a 75-strong field at her pre-qualifying event in Marrakech, Morocco, after ending the four-round tournament on a six-under par total of 282 to easily make the cut. Six-over was the magic number, with 45 players progressing to the final stage.

Bristow, who dipped out at LPGA Tour Q-school last month, closed with a five-under 67 today to take some momentum into this week's final stage event at the same venue.

Perry, meanwhile, was tied for 20th in a 77-strong field, also at Marrakech, to also easily progress.

The former top amateur player had rounds of 70, 72, 72 and 72 to finish at two-under, eight shots above the cut mark of six-over which saw 46 players progress.

The five-round final stage tournament will also be held at the Amelkis Golf Club and Al Maaden Golf Resort, with the top 30 players and ties from a field of about 140 to earn full playing privileges for the 2013 tour.

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

If she is able to, when do you expect Lydia Ko to win her first major?

Next year, she's so close

She's still working towards it, within three years

It may be longer than we think, within five years

The expectation might be too much, maybe never

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content