CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2013) –
France’s Shannon Aubert posted her second-
straight under-par round Wednesday to take
the lead after the second round of the 72-hole
Dixie Amateur at Heron Bay Golf Club.
Aubert’s two-round total of 138 (68-70) put
her one stroke ahead of Nicole Morales of
South Salem, N.Y., who followed an opening-
round 70 with a three-under-par 69 on a
windswept course which allowed only six
under-par rounds all day in the field of 112
First-round leader Mariana Sims from Austin,
Texas, fell back into eighth position after a 78
and was at 144, six shots back.
Mariah Stackhouse was in third following an
even-par round. The Riverdale, Ga., resident
was at 141, a shot ahead of defending
champion Isabelle Lendl and Meghan Stasi.
Lendl, from Port St. Lucie, Fla., playing in the
final group of the day, is at 142 while Stasi,
the head golf coach at the University of
Mississippi, followed her opening-round 69
with a one-over 73.
ABOUT THE Dixie Women's Amateur
72-hole stroke invitational women's stroke play
event played at Palm Aire
Country Club. Field consists of former Dixie Amateur
Champions, and women from around the world
invited by the
Tournament Committee. (You may request an
invitation at www.dixieamateur.com
Tournament takes on extra
importance as one of the last major international
events to be played
before the Augusta National Women's Amateur
(ANWA) determines their
ranking-based exemption list. The field limit will be
is cut after 54 holes to
the low 70 players and ties.
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