19 Jan 2012

Lydia Ko looks to seal start at Australian Amateur Championships

12:25 pm on 19 January 2012

World number one New Zealand's Lydia Ko is tied in sixth place heading into the second round of qualifying for the Australian Amateur golf championships in Melbourne.

Ko shot a first round three over 76.

Gore golfer Vaughn McCall is the best of the New Zealand men.

An even par 72 at the Huntingdale club has him in a share of fourth place.

The two rounds of qualifying will find fields of 64 men and 32 women to initially contest match play