Amazing 25-foot birdie putt on the last hole sees Stephanie Meadow keep hold of LPGA Tour card

Stephanie Meadow turned professional in 2014 (PA Images)
Stephanie Meadow turned professional in 2014 (PA Images)
12:00pm, Mon 07 Oct 2019
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Stephanie Meadow retained her LPGA Tour card with a breathtaking 25-foot putt on the final hole at the Volunteers of America Classic.

The 27-year-old crucially birdied both the 17th and 18th in Texas to ensure she remains in the top 100 in the rankings - the requirement for maintaining Tour status.

She got off to a flier in the American tournament as she produced a first round of 63.

But the Northern Irishwoman's performance then wilted as she posted a 71 and a 73, leaving her with a lot to do to keep her place on the LPGA circuit next season.

But she managed to turn things around with a final round of 67 and a triumphant fist pump after her incredible longe-range putt on the 18th.

She finished tied for sixth - eight shots behind Cheyenne Knight - but crucially secured her place on the Tour for 2020.

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