In Gee Chun shot a 4-under par 67 on Friday at Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club and leads the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open by two shots after 36 holes.
Chun sits at 8-under par for the tournament, following a round of five birdies and one bogey.
“I (had) a lot of seconds this year, but I think they were good memories for me and a good experience,” said Chun, who has notched four runner-up results in 2017. “I think I’m ready to win.”
Tied for second at 6-under is the American trio of Mo Martin (67), Brittany Lincicome (69) and first round leader Marina Alex (70).
A logjam of six players were at 5 under, headlined by a couple American Solheim Cup teammates, Cristie Kerr (67) and Stacy Lewis (68).
Brooke Henderson, the young Canadian star, birdied her final hole on Friday to post a 2-under 69 and squeak into the weekend, right on the cut line at 1-over.
“At the end, Cristie Kerr, she hugged me and said, ‘More pressure than a major there,’” said a relieved Henderson. “I said, ‘Yeah, it was.’”
THE LEADER’S SCORECARD
TOP 10: ROUND TWO
1 In Gee Chun -8
2 Marina Alex -6
2 Brittany Lincicome -6
2 Mo Martin -6
5 Holly Clyburn -5
5 Sher. Santiwiwatthanaphong -5
5 Stacy Lewis -5
5 Cristie Kerr -5
5 So Yeon Ryu -5
5 Nicole Broch Larsen -5
HOLE OF THE DAY: BROOKE HENDERSON BIRDIES FINAL HOLE
Henderson needed a two-putt birdie on the final hole to make the cut. She did it!
— LPGA (@LPGA) August 25, 2017
QUOTABLE: IN GEE CHUN
“The conditions were great today and I enjoyed seeing all the crowds out here. I really like playing in Canada.”