Neiszner tied for 12th at national amateur

Autumn Neiszner lines up a putt at the Canadian Amateur Women's Championship Tuesday. Submitted photo-Troy Neiszner

A fantastic start for Autumn Neiszner at the Canadian Amateur Women’s Championship.

Neiszner, who plays out of Wascana Country Club, posted 11 straight pars to start her first round, she bogeyed hole 12, answered back with a birdie on 13 before carding a couple more bogeys to finish round one at 2-over, 74, at Edmonton’s Petroleum Golf and Country Club on Tuesday. She is just five shots off leader Sarah-Eve Rhéaume of Boischatel, Quebec.

Yorkton’s Ella Kozak sits in a tie for 50th after round one, the 15-year-old shot 6-over, 78, Tuesday. Alex Schmidt of Regina shot 8-over, 80, she is tied for 61st.

Saskatchewan amateur champion Brooklin Fry is an 80th place tie at 10-over, 82, following the first round.

Round two will take place Wednesday. Fry begins her round at 8 a.m. Schmidt will tee off at noon, Neiszner will start her round at 1 p.m. and Kozak will be a group behind at 1:10 p.m.

The complete results can be seen here.