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Florida's Brooks (68) shares Q-School medalist honors while studying for exam

University of Florida senior Sierra Brooks advanced to the LPGA’s Q-Series finale in a big way Thursday while juggling homework.

She closed with a 4-under 68 at Plantation Golf & Country Club in Venice, Fla., to share medalist honors with Germany’s Olivia Cowan (69) at the second stage of Q-School.

Brooks wasn’t going to take much time to celebrate. She has a history exam Friday.

“I actually brought notecards on the course to study,” Brooks said. “Since I was by myself a little bit out there, it was nice to at least try to study a little bit, when I could.