Stacey Keating continues to lead the Australians at the LPGA Qualifying School being played at the LPGA International Golf Club in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The wind was up for the third round and some of the Australians made head way up the leaderboard. Keating is still the best placed, she is at one-under-par after signing for a 73.
Kristie Smith had a great round of 69, to move up almost up 50 places and into a share of 46th at one-over. She was joined at one-over by fellow compatriot Rebecca Artis (70). A shot further back is Victorian Breanna Elliott and she shares 58th position. Emma de Groot (75), Stephanie Na (72) and Frances Bondad (72) are all at three-over-par and tied for 65th. They will neeed a good fourth round to get themselves into the mix for the final round.
New Zealand's Cathryn Bristow (73) is at six-over and tied for 96th. Julia Boland (76) is tied for 116th, while Corie Hou (79) and Inhong Kim (79) are well back at 12-over.
American Jaye Marie Green continues to shine, she posted 66 in the third round to be an incredible 20-under-par. She leads by seven shots over South Korean Mi Ree Lee after she posted a superb 61. American Tiffany Joh is outright third at 10-under.