Bristow secures tour card
Cathryn Bristow (Photosport file)
Auckland golfer Cathryn Bristow has secured her full card on the Ladies European Tour, shooting a final round 70 to finish in a six-way tie for 25th at the qualifying tournament in Morocco.
The top 30 and ties receive full cards for the 2013 tour.
The North Harbour left-hander returned scores of 70, 74, 68 and 71 to easily make the final-round cut, which was set at the top 60 and ties.
She will join compatriot Lynnette Brooky, a four-time winner on the LET.
Waikato golfer Emily Perry, in her first year as a professional, missed out on reaching the final day by just one shot.
Thai amateur Ariya Jutanugarn, fired a final-round 69 to finish a five-stroke winner over Australian Nikki Campbell.