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Green increases lead at LPGA Q-school; Kane tied for 53rd

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The Canadian Press
12/5/2013 5:11:31 PM
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jaye Marie Green shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to increase her lead to five strokes after the second round of the LPGA Tour's qualifying tournament.

The 19-year-old Green, from Boca Raton, had a 14-under 130 total at LPGA International. She played the Hills Course on Thursday after shooting a course-record 62 on Wednesday on the Jones Course.

The top 20 players after the final round Sunday will earn Category 12 status, Nos. 21-45 and ties will receive membership in Category 17, and the other players who make the 72-hole cut will get Symetra Tour status.

Megan Grehan was second after a 68 on the Jones Course.

South Korea's Seon Hwa Lee, a four-time winner on the LPGA Tour, and Tiffany Joh were tied for third at 8 under. They each shot 70 on the Hills Course.

Amy Anderson, the 21-year-old former North Dakota State star who won the second stage of qualifying, was 7 under after a 69 on the Hills Course. She won a record 20 college titles.

Lorie Kane, the 48-year-old Canadian who has four LPGA Tour victories, was tied for 53rd at 1 over after a 73 on the Hills Course. South Korea's Birdie Kim, the 2005 U.S. Women's Open champion, was tied for 66th at 2 over after a 72 on the Hills Course. Cheyenne Woods, Tiger Woods' niece, had a 73 on the Hills Course to move into a tie for 122nd at 6 over.

Jaye Marie Green  (Photo: Scott Halleran /Getty Images)

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(Photo: Scott Halleran /Getty Images)
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