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White leading PEIGA amateur at Green Gables

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Men's first round cancelled due to excessive rain and lightning at Cavendish course

CAVENDISH, P.E.I. – Stratford’s Sherry White has a seven-shot lead after the first round of the Cooke Insurance Prince Edward Island Amateur Golf Championship.

Cody MacKay, left, and others warm up in the driving range Friday before their first round of the Cooke Insurance Prince Edward Island Amateur Golf Championship.
Cody MacKay, left, and others warm up in the driving range Friday before their first round of the Cooke Insurance Prince Edward Island Amateur Golf Championship.

White recorded a 3-over 75 at Green Gables Golf Club on Friday and leads Stanhope’s Chrissie MacLauchlan and Cornwall’s Fiona Thompson for top spot in the 12-women field.

RELATED: Click here for the first-round scores.

MacLauchlan is the defending champ while White had won four of the past five before 2017.

Mother Nature won the first round of the men’s competition as excessive rain and lightning resulted in organizers cancelling the round after all but the final two groups had begun play. The men will now play a 36-hole competition beginning on Saturday. Tim Yorke is the two-time defending champ.

Saturday's tee times

7 a.m. – Curtis Hall, Luke Reeves-Rollins and Cameron King.
7:10 a.m. – John Walsh, Marc Ffrench and Kris Taylor.
7:20 a.m. – Alex Taylor, Murphy Tyler and Steven Gamester.
7:30 a.m. – Jeff Hughes, Andrew MacPherson and Belzer Anton.
7:40 a.m. – Ricky Knockwood, David Cantelo and Gormley Paul.
8 a.m. – Sam McNeill, Martin O'Brien and Cory Ewart.
8:10 a.m. – Adam Gallant, Ronnie Dennis and Adrian Mallett.
8:20 a.m. – Scott Morton, Jason Poley and Anthony Warren.
8:30 a.m. – Brodie Ward, Michael Favier and Hall Mke.
8:40 a.m. – Cam White, Cody MacKay and John-Anthony Langdale.
9 a.m. – Zack Willis, Andrew Reid and Jason Campbell.
9:10 a.m. – Tim Yorke, Robbie Younker and Mackenzie Clow.
9:20 a.m. – Evan Stewart, Nick vanOuwerkerk and Dennis Wisener.
9:30 a.m. – Tyler Hashmi, Todd Mcgowan and Steven Anderson.
9:40 a.m. – Brodie McGregor, Kirk Macphee and Curtis Martell.
10 a.m. – Nick Arsenault and Darren Martell.
10:10 a.m. – Randy Bernard, Alan Montgomery and Steve Ball.
10:20 a.m. – Wendell MacDonald, Leigh Adams and Stephen Wilson.
10:30 a.m. – Mel Bernard, Jeff Cooke and Kenny Fraser.
10:40 a.m. – Malcolm Reid, Gary Moore and Ron Garrett.
11 a.m. – Sid Stead, Norm Platt and Scott Purdy
11:10 a.m. – Jim West, Tony Perry and Ernest Corrigan.
11:20 a.m. – Jack Stokes, Alexander White and Thane Thomson.
11:30 a.m. – Somers Grant and Wayne Crosby.
11:40 a.m. – Sherry White, Melissa Castle and Paula Buote.
11:50 a.m. – Myrna Millar, Sandra MacDonald and Brenda Campbell.
Noon – Brenda Mcilwaine, Kathy Murray and Fiona Thompson.
12:10 p.m. – Corrina Forster, Katherine Beamish and Chrissie MacLauchlan.

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