Australian Women's Am: Lydia Ko moves on
17 Jan 2013
see also: Yarra Yarra Golf Club
SOUTH OAKLEY, VICTORIA, Australia (Jan. 17, 2013) --
World Number 1 New Zealander Lydia Ko continued her
march towards defending her title with a comfortable 6&5
win over Jessica Dengate (NSW) in the first round of
Match Play at the Australian Women’s Amateur
It was commanding performance from Ko with birdies on
her opening five holes for the day.
Joint top qualifier Grace Lennon (VIC) lost 2&1 to fellow
Victorian Lauren Hibbert.
Four-time US Mid-Amateur champion Meghan Stasi also
progressed with a 1up victory over Ellen Davies-Graham
Minjee Lee (WA) came back from 5 down to defeat Ebony
Heard (SA) 2up.
Japan’s Asuka Kashiwabara defeated Lauren Sinclair (VIC)
6&4 while Hayley Bettencourt (WA) defeated Su Hyun-Oh
Kiwi Julianne Alvarez beat Carly Beck (NSW) 3&2.
The second and third round Match Play will be played on