Women's Canadian Amateur: Brooke Rivers holds lead at halfway point
Brooke Rivers (Golf Canada)
Brooke Rivers (Golf Canada)

Brooke Rivers backed up her course-record 65 with a second-round 69 at Ashburn Golf Club. She sits at 10-under par and holds a two-shot lead at the halfway point of the Canadian Women's Amateur.

It took birdies on the 17th and 18th holes to maintain her lead.

Team Canada’s Lauren Kim remains in second place at 8-under, two strokes behind Rivers after firing a 3-under 69 while Maisie Filler from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., is third at 6-under after a round of 2-under 70.

The round of the day belonged to Stanford's Sadie Englemann from Austin, Texes., who shot 30 on the back nine after carding four birdies and an eagle.

Following the conclusion of second-round action, a cut was made with 79 players moving on to play the final 36 holes of the championship.

The 2023 winner of the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship will earn an exemption into the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open, 2023 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.

In the inter-provincial team championship, Team Ontario won after finishing with a team-total 5-over par through 36 holes at the 2023 Canadian Women’s Amateur championship presented by BDO.

Heading into second-round action at Ashburn Golf Club (New), the Team Ontario squad of Jasmine Ly of Windsor, Ont., Joline Truong of Mississauga, Ont., and Sydney Naro of Toronto, Ont., held a four-stroke lead over Team British Columbia. Ly and Truong captained the ship for Ontario, firing rounds of 72 and 73, respectively to secure the 36-hole team championship title. Individually, Ly is T11, while Truong is T27 heading into day three.

“I am honored to represent my province and have had the pleasure of doing it with two amazing golfers,” said Ly.

After a head-to-head battle towards the end, Team British Columbia placed second in the interprovincial competition at 17-over par with Manitoba rounding out the top three at 18-over par.

Results: Canadian Women's Amateur
1CanadaLauren KimCanada100067-69-73-71=280
2CanadaBrooke RiversCanada70065-69-73-74=281
3TXSadie EnglemannAustin, TX50074-66-71-72=283
4CanadaVanessa BorovilosCanada50071-76-68-69=284
T5MexicoLauren OlivaresMexico50071-72-72-71=286

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ABOUT THE Canadian Women's Amateur

72 hole stroke play championship with a cut to the low 70 and ties after two rounds.

This competition is open to female amateur golfers who are members of a golf club belonging to Golf Canada or holds a Gold membership with Golf Canada or clubs in other countries, which are in good standing with their respective Associations.

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