Halifax, N.S. – Team Ontario has won the inter-provincial team championship after firing a team-total 5-over through 36 holes at the 2023 Canadian Women’s Amateur championship presented by BDO.
Heading into second-round action at Ashburn Golf Club (New), the Team Ontario squad of Jasmine Ly of Windsor, Ont., Joline Truong of Mississauga, Ont., and Sydney Naro of Toronto, Ont., held a four-stroke lead over Team British Columbia. Ly and Truong captained the ship for Ontario, firing rounds of 72 and 73, respectively to secure the 36-hole team championship title. Individually, Ly is T11, while Truong is T27 heading into day three.
“I am honoured to represent my province and have had the pleasure of doing it with two amazing golfers,” said Ly.
After a head-to-head battle towards the end, Team British Columbia placed second in the interprovincial competition at 17-over par with Manitoba rounding out the top three at 18-over par.
For the individual competition, Rivers, who fired an opening-round course-record 65, continues to hold top spot after a second-round 69 to sit at 10-under through 36 holes.
Team Canada’s Lauren Kim remains in second place at 8-under, two strokes behind Rivers after firing a 3-under 69 while Maisie Filler from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., is third at 6-under after a round of 2-under 70.
The round of the day belonged to Sadie Englemann from Austin, Tex., who shot 30 on the back nine after carding four birdies and an eagle.
Following the conclusion of second-round action, a cut was made with 79 players moving on to play the final 36 holes of the championship.
The 2023 winner of the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship will earn an exemption into the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open, 2023 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship
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