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  • Writer's picturePiers Manktelow

Get to know the British stars aiming to get their LPGA card at the final of the Q School in Florida

Check out our guide to the British stars trying to earn their tour card on the LPGA. The Q school finals start on Wednesday, November 29– until Sunday December 3, 2017 at the International, Daytona Beach, FL. There are some real stars of the future on display and we wish them all luck.

Georgia Hall



World Ranking: 40

Turned Pro: 2014

After winning the 2013 British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship she then turned professional in July 2014. Geogia had early success, winning the Open Generali de Strasbourg on the LET Access tour. In early 2016 she won the Oates Victorian Open on the ALPG Tour. 2017 has been a fantastic year for Georgia. She currently leads the 2017 LET order of merit with 6 top 10 finishes topped by a 3rd place finish at the British Open. She also was a key part of the European Solheim Cup winning 2 points after qualifying in first place. Her career earnings on the LET currently stand at €588,730 as she looks to make the move to the LPGA.

Lydia Hall



World Ranking: 288

Turned Pro: 2007

A pro since 2007 she has amassed over €344,772 in career earnings on the LET. This year she currently sits 36th on the Order of Merit with 4 top 25 finishes. Lydia's first win came when she won the ISPS Handa Ladies British Masters in 2012. In 2016, she won the Welsh National PGA Championship her other LET tour victory.

Meghan Maclaren



World Ranking: 291

Turned Pro: 2016

What a year it has been for England's Meghan, She won the LET Access Order of Merit comfortably (by over 8000 points!) winning the AZORES LADIES OPEN 2017 on the way. She also stands currently 51st on the LET Order of Merit with 2 top 10 finishes. Her LET career earnings stand at €24,654. The only thing that can top the year she has had would be to gain her card for the 2018 LPGA season.

Stephanie Meadow


Northern Irish

World Ranking: 370

Turned Pro: 2014

Stephanie played for the University of Alabama and made her professional debut at the 2014 U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst where she finished in 3rd place.

At Alabama, she became the Crimson Tide's first four-time first-team All-American. She left Alabama as the career record holder in most every category.

She had played on the LPGA for the last 3 years. This year she finished 147th in the CME Race to the Globe. Stephanie's best finish this year was tied 31st at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic. Her career earnings on the LPGA stand at $107,068. She represented Ireland at the 2016 Olympics finishing 31st. She needs to go to Q school again to fight for her card.

Hannah Burke



World Ranking: 383

Turned Pro: 2011

Hannah has played 10 events on the LET this year with her best finish a tied 8th at the Estrella Damn Ladies Open. She sits 55th on the order of merit. Hannah also played 4 events on the LPGA tour with her best result being finishing 42nd at the Indy Women in Tech Championship. She finished 164th in the CME Race to the Globe.

She has 1 career victory to her name the 2015 Pilsen Golf Masters in the Czech Republic.

Hannah came 30th in LPGA Q School last year so she will be looking to improve on that.

Gemma Dryburgh

Age:24 Scottish

World Ranking: 411

Turned Pro: 2015

Gemma has had one top 10 finish this year on the LET pushing her up to 51st position on the Order of Merit. She turned pro in 2015 and so far has earned €51,202 on the LET. Gemma has tried to qualify for the LPGA before getting all the way to the final stage before losing out. She is another pro to come through the USA college ranks and says playing college golf for Tulane University was the best decision she ever made. She has also played on the Symetra Tour (the LPGA's version of the LET access series) this year with a best place finish of 13th at the Tullymore Classic.

Charlotte Thomas



World Ranking: 570

Turned Pro: 2016

Charlotte is another who went to college in the USA studying at the University of Washington, Seattle. She spent this season on the Symetra Tour finishing 31st on the Order of Merit and were she has earned $21,562 and her best place finish this year was 5th at the Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout. She has also played some golf on the Australian LPGA. She finished 61st at last years Q School.

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