Breanna Gill produced a second round that was more steady than spectacular during the Australian Women’s Classic – Bonville to maintain her place near the top of the leaderboard.
Gill started the day two strokes behind overnight leader Stephanie Bunque but produced solid golf throughout her round to shoot a one-under 71 and be the early clubhouse leader on the second day. Kiwi Wenyung Ken joined gill at minus three as the morning players finished courtesy of a birdie on her last hole for the day.
Gill started her round with nine consecutive pars before a pair of birdies on the back nine kept her in contention at Bonville Golf Resort, a course Gill admits is her favourite.
“I played really solid and really steady all day today,” Gill said.
“I really didn’t do too much wrong and I had a couple of par saves on six and seven but outside of that it was very, very steady. Lots of greens in reg and I putted really solid today.”
Ladies European Tour and WPGA Tour of Australasia winner Lydia Hall joined Gill in second position after shooting three straight birdies to finish her from nine.
Wollongong-based Danni Vasquez is also just one stroke behind Bunque.
Playing in the last group of the day, Bunque started her round with a bogey on the first hole but bounced back to regain the outright lead with a birdie on the par-5 4th.
There promises to be plenty of action on the leaderboard throughout the afternoon with Bunque, Vasquez, Kristalle Blumn all in the final few groups along with pre-tournament favourites Kelsey Bennett and Women’s NSW Open winner Momoka Kobori.