Date: May 19, 2009

Flood surges into lead

CLICK HERE FOR ROUND 2 SCORES AIS/Golf Australia National Squad member Rebecca Flood registered a second round 3-under par 70 to move into a two stroke lead over Western Australia&aposs Jessica Speechley at the NSW Women&aposs Stroke Play at New Brighton Golf Club. Second overnight after he opening round 69, Flood finished at 3-under to move ahead of Round 1 leader Bree Arthur (QLD). Arthur shot a 2-over par 75. Speechley finished with a second round 70 to sit just behind Flood. AIS/Golf Australia National Squad player Stacey Keating (VIC) posted a 1-under par 72 to share fourth position with Olivia Wilson who slipped to a 1-over par 74 after opening round 71. Whitney Hillier (AIS/GA) also finished with a second round 74 to be in outright sixth and seven strokes behind Flood. NSW pair Elle Sandak and Allyce Watkinson share seventh place going into third round- both at 1-over par for the championship. National Squad member Justine Lee shares ninth position with Rebecca Blain. The Johnson and Johnson Club Champions Championship was contested in conjunction with the first two rounds of the Stroke Play Championship. Olivia Wilson (NSW GC) was the winner with rounds of 71 and 74 to win by two strokes from Allyce Watkinson (The Lakes) ROUND 2 LEADERBOARD 1.Flood, Rebecca Pennant Hills 69 70 139 2.Speechley, Jessica Lake Karrinyup 71 70 141 3.Arthur, Bree Brookwater 68 75 143 T4.Keating, Stacey Victoria 73 72 145 T4.Wilson, Olivia New South Wales 71 74 145 6.Hillier, Whitney Joondalup 72 74 146 T7.Sandak, Elle Concord 76 71 147 T7.Watkinson, Allyce The Lakes 75 72 147 T9.Blain, Rebecca New South Wales 73 75 148 T9.Lee, Justine Bankstown 75 73 148