After a six-hole playoff between Hamilton’s Alena Sharp and Toronto’s Anna Kim, play at the PGA of Canada Women’s Championship was suspended due to darkness and set to resume at 8a.m. on Friday at Bayview Golf and Country Club in Thornhill, Ont.
Play began Thursday at 7:30 a.m. under cloudy skies and was suspended due to weather. After a two hour, fifteen minute delay, play was resumed.
After leading the tournament with a six-under-par 67 and setting a new competitive course record in the first round, Sharp finished with with a one-under-par 72 to finish seven-under for the tournament.
Kim, the two-time CN Future Links champion, finished the second round with seven birdies and two bogeys for a five-under 68, which also left her seven-under for the tournament.
“I started to go downhill on the last couple of holes but I managed to end up with a five-under. I just took it one shot at a time” said Kim, 17.
A gallery gathered around the 18th green while Sharp and Kim headed back for the first of six playoff holes. Both Sharp and Kim made par on each hole, until play was eventually suspended due to darkness..
Mary-Jane Hall from The Ladies Golf Club of Toronto won the first-ever Legends division trophy, taking home $1,200.