Five things to know from the second round of 2023 Augusta National Women’s Amateur beyond World No. 1 Rose Zhang’s brilliance

EVANS, Ga. — The Rose Zhang Show broke out early at Champions Retreat and picked up steam as the World No. 1 put together another record day at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur. The Stanford sophomore broke her own course record with a second-round 65 and now leads Andrea Lignell by five strokes heading into Saturday’s final round at Augusta National.

Zhang’s 13-under 131 total also set a record.

While it almost feels like all that’s left is a celebration of Zhang, there were plenty of other highlights on a day when red numbers peppered the board for one of the most pressure-packed days in golf. A total of 31 players made the cut. Every player in the field, however, will tee it up on Friday for a practice round at Augusta National.

Here are five things to know beyond the Zhang headlines from Day 2 at ANWA: