Golf Canada

Rachel Pollock makes the cut at Canadian women’s amateur tourney

NEW MINAS, N.S. — Rachel Pollock of Guelph will continue to play in the Canadian women’s amateur golf championship at the Ken-Wo Golf Club after making the cut Thursday.

Top 70 and tied after the second round of the four-round tournament qualified for the final two rounds. All players with two-round scores of 154 or better survived.

Pollock, a member of Cutten Fields Golf Club, was tied for 51st at 11-over 151 following the second round. She recovered from a first-round 78 to fire a 71 Thursday.

Allisen Corpuz of Honolulu led 7-under 133 while Josée Doyon of St-Georges, Que., was second at 136. Australia’s Hannah Green and Korea’s Hye-jin Choi were tied for third at 137 and Andrea Lee of Hermosa Beach, Calif., and Lilia Kha-Tu Vu of Fountain Valley, Calif., were tied for fifth at 138.

Samantha Spencer of Georgetown was tied for 59th at 152.

The tournament champion earns exemptions into the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Aug. 22-28 at Calgary’s Priddis Greens Golf & Country Club, Manulife LPGA Classic Aug. 31-Sept. 4 at Cambridge’s Whistle Bear Golf Club and the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship Aug. 3-7 at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa.

Pollock, a junior on the East Tennessee State University varsity team, tied for 15th in the Southern Conference championship tournament.

The 2017 Canadian women’s amateur championship tournament is to be held at Cutten Fields July 25-28.

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