Beth Bader, of Iowa, recorded a season-best tie for sixth at the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco RV with a 12-under-par 276. It is the best performance on the LPGA Tour for Bader since a tie for fourth at the 2007 LPGA Corning Classic.
Sarah Jane Smith also matched a season-low at the event - where she recorded a career-best tie for sixth one year ago. Smith's tie for 19th at 8-under-par 280 was aided by a career-low 6-under-par 66 in the third round. Her cumulative rounds of 72-71-66-71 added up to a $14,550 paycheck.
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