Team Canada

Weather delays Team Canada’s round-of 64 matches at Women’s Western

(Golf Canada)

Due to inclement weather only one Canadian completed their round-of-64 match at the Women’s Western Golf Association Championship on Wednesday at River Forest Country Club in Elmhurst, Ill.

Development Squad member and No. 17 seed Monet Chun (Richmond Hill, Ont.) fell 1-down to Cecily Overbey (High Point, N.C.).

Chun held a 2-up lead heading to hole No. 16 but Overbey closed with three straight birdies while Chun recorded a bogey, double-bogey, and a par.

When play was officially suspended at 6:58 p.m. local time after two weather delays Delta B.C., native Mary Parsons from the Development Squad was 1-up through nine on Caroline Smith (Inverness, Ill.)

All four Team Canada Amateur Squad golfers had matches in progress when play was suspended.

London, Ont., product Maddie Szeryk is all square through nine against Logan Otter (St. Peters, Mo.), and Victoria, B.C.’s Naomi Ko is 5-up through nine against Grace Curran (New Lennox, Ill.)

Jaclyn Lee (Victoria, B.C.) is 2-down through nine on Maddy Rayner (Southlake Tex.) and Ottawa’s Grace-St-Germain is 1-down through four holes against Angela Aung (Myanmar).

Ellie Szeryk, Maddie’s 15-year-old sister, is 4-up through nine on Jessica Ip (Richmond Hill, Ont.) and Valerie Tanguay (Saint-Hyacinthe, Que.) is all square after four holes in her match against the Philippines Mikhaela Fortuna.

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