Smith Two Rounds Away From LPGA Card

Former Tennessee golfer Nicole Smith is two rounds away from becoming the fourth Lady Vol to earn her LPGA card.

Smith is competing in her final tournament of the Symetra Tour where she is currently ninth on the money list. The top 10 finishes earn their LPGA cards at the conclusion of the Symetra Tour, which is the Daytona Beach Invitational this weekend.

The Riverside, Calif., native is currently in a tie for third after the first round, where she carded 3-under par 69. Smith shot three birdies and one eagle on the day. Even with Smith after the first round is Sara-Maude Juneau, who is $372 behind Smith on the Symetra Tour money list.

Smith tees off her second round at 9:15 a.m. Saturday morning. You can view the complete list of pairings for round 2 here.

Live stats of the tournament can be found here.

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