Team Canada

Team Canada’s Jaclyn Lee Advances to round of 16 at North and South Amateur

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(Golf Canada/Minas Panagiotakis)

Amateur Squad’s Jaclyn Lee def. Kennedy Swann (Austin, Tex.) 4 and 3 to advance to the round of 16 at the North and South Women’s Amateur Championship at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C.

The Calgary product never trailed in the match jumping out to an early lead on the second hole and leading 1-up through nine. Lee went on to win holes No. 11, 12, 14, and 15 to knock off Swann.

A four-year veteran of Team Canada, Lee is the No. 2 seed in the 32-player match play draw after finishing T2 in the two rounds of stroke play qualifying.

The Ohio State Buckeye will face Australia’s Julienne Soo in the second round later today. Soo def. Elle Nachmenn  in 19 holes in the round of 32.

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