Riversdale Cup: Jake Higginbottom leads after 2 rounds
Jake Higginbottom
Jake Higginbottom

ST. JOHN'S WOOD, Victoria, Australia (Feb. 17, 2012) -- Jake Higginbottom leads a talented field at the 2012 Riversdale Cup following Thursday's Round 2.

Higgenbottom fired a tournament-low 64 in Round 1 and shot 68 in the second round to extend his lead.

Jordan Zunic and Rory Bourke are tied for second place while Cameron Smith, Brett Drewitt and Nathan Holman sit in a tie for fourth place.

Holman, who won last month's Master of the Amateurs and entered this week's event as the defending champion, sits eight shots back and is tied for fourth place.

Daniel Nisbet, who was the runner up at last month's Australian Amateur, sits 10 shots behind Higginbottom.

Play continues Friday at Riversdale Golf Club.

Results For Riversdale Cup Men's Golf Tournament
1AustraliaJake HigginbottomAustralia100064-68-68-69=269
2AustraliaDaniel McGrawAustralia70070-74-68-64=276
3AustraliaCameron SmithAustralia50071-69-70-68=278
T4AustraliaDaniel NisbetAustralia50070-72-67-72=281
T4Northern IrelandChris BrownNorthern Ireland50069-72-67-73=281

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ABOUT THE Riversdale Cup Men's

Australia’ second oldest amateur 72-hole golf tournament is The Riversdale Cup. It is one of the most highly participated events in the Australian amateur golf calendar. More than 250 men and women from around the world compete in the event each year. 72 hole stroke play championship with a cut after 36 holes.

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