2018 Symetra Tour graduates: 10 money leaders who earned LPGA Tour cards

2018 Symetra Tour graduates: 10 money leaders who earned LPGA Tour cards


The 2018 Symetra Tour season ended on Sunday with the 2018 Symetra Tour Championship. At the end of the tournament, won by Ruixin Liu, the top 10 players on the 2018money list earned LPGA Tour cards for next season.

Liu wound up winning the season-long money race, earning a total of $124,839.

Dottie Ardina, who led the money list heading into this week, wound up second with a T-20 finish more than good enough to cap off a consistent season. Though she didn't win on the Symetra Tour in 2018, she finished second five times.

The top five players in the standings before the season finale were locked in to earn LPGA cards for the 2019 season.

2018 Symetra Tour graduates: Players who earned 2019 LPGA Tour cards

  1. Ruixin Liu -- $124,839
  2. Dottie Ardina -- $97,822
  3. Pavarisa Yoktuan -- $80,313
  4. Elizabeth Szokol -- $76,612
  5. Linnea Strom -- $70,685
  6. Stephanie Meadow -- $70,617
  7. Kendall Dye -- $63,579
  8. Charlotte Thomas -- $60,952
  9. Isi Gabsa -- $60,386
  10. Dana Finkelstein -- $60,168


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