Former University of North Carolina-Wilmington golfer Lori Beth Adams advances at LPGA Qualifying School is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

Former UNCW women’s golf standout Lori Beth Adams’ quest to reach the LPGA Tour moved ahead last weekend after finishing in a tie for 27th place at Stage I of the LPGA/Symetra Tour Qualifying School at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California.

Lori Beth Adams. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports
Lori Beth Adams. (Photo courtesy- UNCW sports)

Adams, a 2014 UNCW graduate and native of Burlington, N.C., carded an even-par score of 288. After opening the tournament with a two-under par score of 70, she fired a 73 (+1) in the second round.

In the third round, Adams finished with a two-over par score before closing out the tournament with a one-under par round of 71.

Adams will advance to Stage II of the LPGA Qualifying Tournament, which will take place on Oct. 17-23 in Venice, Fla.