Ashley Cassidy has a 9 -up lead over Ann Laughlin halfway through the championship match of the Philadelphia Women’s Amateur at The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale.
The 21-year old Cassidy, who plays out of Commonwealth National. Is competing in the championship for the first time. She was unofficially two over par through her opening round.
Karen Siegel of Commonwealth National defeated Alexandra Frazier 6 and 5 in the 18-hole first-flight final.
Laughlin, who plays out of Riverton, is trying to win this event for a 12th time.