Saturday, January 23, 2016

 Meghan MacLaren tied fourth in South 

American championship after brilliant 67

Meghan MacLaren's best of the tournament 67 has her tied fourth after two rounds of the South American ladies' amateur championship, supported by the R and A, at Lima, Peru.

The Wellingborough player, a student at Florida International and a contender for a place in the GB and I team for June's Curtis Cup match against the USA at Dun Laoghaire GC, near Dublin, is on one-under-par 143. 
Vagliano Trophy team player Meghan, pictured, a winner of the British and Irish open stroke-play championships, improved nine shots from her first round 76 and is now only two shots behind the joint leaders, Lucia Gutierrez (Canada) 72-69 and Chantelle Cassidy (NZ), also 72-69.
Two other Curtis Cup team contenders, Bronte Law from Bramhall, Cheshire and a student at UCLA, and Olivia Mehaffey (Royal Co Down Ladies), are tied for nine place on 144.
Bronte has had a pair of par 72s, Olivia 73-71.
Scots Hannah McCook (Grantown on Spey) and Chloe Goadby (St Regulus) from St Andrews are T32 on 153. Hannah has scored 76-77, Chloe 79-74.
Ireland's Chloe Ryan is T46 on 159 (84-75) and GB and I international Chloe Williams is T49 on 160 (81-79).

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