It was a mix of sun and clouds at Golf Château-Bromont located in Bromont, Que., for the second round of the CN Future Links Quebec Championship. Sarah-Eve Rhéaume and Annie Lacombe went low today to emerge as co-leaders in the Junior Girls division. Antoine Beaupré-Vachon took a one stroke lead in the Junior Boys division heading into Sunday’s final round.
Sarah-Eve Rhéaume carded a 3-under 69 to assume a share of the 36-hole lead. The Québec City, Que., native’s round was 10 strokes better than her first day performance and the only score in the 60s thus far in the Junior Girls division. She registered five birdies on the day, including a consecutive pair on holes 7 and 8.
Rhéaume was joined at the top of the leaderboard at 4-over 148 by Annie Lacombe of Laval, Que. The reigning Quebec Junior Girls Champion carded a 1-under 71 that included two sets of back-to-back birdies: on 13 and 14 and on the final two holes.
Sitting one stroke back in third place at 149 are opening round co-leaders Céleste Dao of Notre-Dame-de-L’Île-Perrot, Que., and Alexandra Naumovski of Hornby, Ont. They continued their identical play in round two, both signing for scores of 75. In a three-way tie for fifth at 6-over 150 are Brigitte Thibault from Rosemère, Que., and Alyssa Getty of Ruthven, Ont., – who both recorded rounds of 73 – alongside Noémie Paré of Victoriaville, Que., with a 74.
On the Junior Boys side, Antoine Beaupré-Vachon began the day one stroke back of the lead. The Montréal, Que. product quickly propelled himself to the top of the leaderboard with an impressive tally of seven birdies en route to his 5-under-par round of 67. Combined with an opening round of 70, Beaupré-Vachon now sits at 7-under 137 to hold a one shot lead.
Cullen Chung matched the leader’s 67 and also tallied seven birdies, including five on the back nine. The Westmount, Que., native currently sits in solo second place at 138. Occupying third place at 139 is Jason (Chan Young) Chung who went bogey-free across the back nine to post a 7-under-par 65 round. The Thornhill, Ont. native notched seven birdies and an eagle to tie Sam Meeks of Peterborough, Ont., for the low round of the day.
The top six CN Future Links Quebec Junior Boys competitors will earn entry into the 2015 Canadian Junior Boys Championship, to be hosted by Summerlea Golf and Country Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que., from August 2-6.
The top six finishers in the Junior Girls division at the CN Future Links Quebec Championship will receive exemptions into the 2015 Canadian Junior Girls Championship to be contested from August 3-7 at Deer Park Golf Course in Yorkton, Sask. The CN Future Links Quebec Junior Girls champion will also receive an exemption into a 2016 Canadian Women’s Tour event of her choice.
The final round of the CN Future Links Quebec Championship will commence tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. ET.
For full second round results from the CN Future Links Quebec Championship and final round tee times, please visit the tournament website here.