AUGUSTA, Ga. — Canada's Monet Chun has made the cut at the Augusta National Women's Amateur.
The 22-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., is tied for sixth at 2-under par after two rounds.
Rose Zhang of the United States fired a blistering 7-under round at the storied golf course to sit atop the leaderboard at 13 under.
Chun's the first Canadian to make the cut at the event.
Brigitte Thibault of Rosemere, Que., missed the cut at the inaugural tournament in 2019 and again in 2021.
Savannah Grewal of Mississauga, Ont., missed the cut last year.
The opening 36 holes were held over two days on the Island and Bluff nines at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
The entire field will then play Augusta National for an official practice round on Friday, followed by the final round featuring the top 30 competitors who made the cut.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 30, 2023.
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