Former Gamecock Close To LPGA Lead


By Sports Department

WILLIAMSBURG, VA (WOLO) -- Making her LPGA debut, former South Carolina All-American Katie Burnett is tied for 6th place at the Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Va.

Burnett shot 68 on Thursday and 70 on Friday.

She turned pro in 2012 and played in seven events on the Symetra Tour and recorded a career-best T11 at the Daytona Beach Invitational.

Former Gamecock Kristy McPherson is currently tied in 54th place.

McPherson turned pro in 2007 and has a career earnings of $1,983,122.75.

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