16 Mar 2011

NZ golfers lead Australian Amateur champs

6:51 pm on 16 March 2011

The New Zealand golfers Cecilia Cho and Lydia Ko share the first round lead on the opening day of the Australian Amateur Championships in Melbourne.

The pair, ranked number one and number four in the world respectively, both shot three-under par 70 in the first round of the Australian Strokeplay at Huntingdale Golf Club.

They have a two shot lead over their nearest rival.