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Boutier & Singh Play Well in Second Round of WATC
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 09/04/2014
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KARUIZAWA, Japan – Duke University golfers Celine Boutier and Gurbani Singh continued to play well at the 2014 Women’s World Amateur Team Championship Wednesday in Japan as the Duke duo shot a combined five-under-par in the second round at the Oshitate and Iriyama Courses.

Boutier, who is from Montrouge, France, carded a two-under-par, 70, Thursday and now stands at three-under-par through two days of play.  The reigning National Player of the Year opened her day with a bogey on the second hole, but went on to play the final 16 holes at three-under-par.  She holed birdies on No. 9, No. 12 and No. 15.  

A freshman product of New Delhi, India, Singh posted a two-under-par, 70, and is two-under for the tournament.  Singh carded six birdies in the second round, but also had four bogeys on the day.  

Leading the team standings is Canada with a 14-under-par ledger, while Japan (-12), Republic of Korea (-11), Spain (-10), Sweden (-10), German (-9), England (-7), Mexico (-7), India (-7), Denmark (-6), France (-6), Australia (-6) and the United States (-6) rounding out the top 10.

The championship will feature 18 holes each day from Sept. 3-6.  In each round, the total of the two lowest scorers by players from each team constitutes the team score for that round.  The four-day total is the team’s score for the championship.