Kristen Park T-5 (69) After First Round Of Ladies European Tour “Q School”

Kristen Park, Buena Park, CA, shot an opening round 69 in the first round of the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School that is being played at Amelkis Golf Club & Al Maaden Golf Resort, Marrakech, Morocco. This, the Pre-Qualifying Stage is being played from December 6-9, 2012. The Final Stage will be December 13-17 at the facilities.

Kristen’s opening round 69 (-3) put her into a tie for 5th place, 3 shots off the lead of Jacqueline Hedwall’s 66. Kristen played the par five’s in 4 under par that included an eagle on number 15. She had 2 birdies and a bogey on the front nine for a 35 (-1). Kristen back 9 started with 3 par’s, followed by 2 back to back bogy’s on 13 and 14. An eagle 3 on the par 5, 15th hole was followed by a birdie on 16, par on 17 and another birdie on 18 to finish with a 34 (-2). Kristen finished strong by going 4 under on her final four hole’s.

The talented 2010, Rolex Player of the Year and five time AJGA Rolex All-American decided to open her professional career by playing in the European Qualifying School.