Ko, Lennon share Australian Women's medalist
SOUTH OAKLEY, VICTORIA, Australia (Jan. 16, 2013) -- World Number 1 New Zealander Lydia Ko and Victorian Grace Lennon shared Medallist honours after qualifying at the Australian Women’s Amateur Championship.

Ko, the defending Amateur champion, fired rounds of 69 and 71 to share the lead with Lennon at 6-under par who finished with consecutive 70s.

Western Australian Minjee Lee is in a tie for third with Japanese pair Asuka Kashiwabara and Kotone Hori at 4-under par after the two rounds.

Lee’s fellow Western Australian Tatiana Wijaya finished at 3-under par.

The first round of knock out Match Play is held on Thursday at Commonwealth Golf Club.

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ABOUT THE Australian Women's Amateur

The Australian Women's Amateur Championship is contested over 36-holes stroke play qualifying, with the leading 32 players progressing to elimination match play. It is open to players of all ages with an initial field size of 72 players.

It was first played in 1894 and past winners include touring professionals Nikki Campbell, Sarah Oh and Kristie Smith.

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