Ji-Ae Shin is tied for seventh, four strokes back Jin Young Ko is tied for 17th after a 2-over par finish
Kim Hyo-joo’s iron shot.
South Korea’s Hyo Joo Kim has a chance to win her first major trophy in nine years.
The South Korean shot a 4-under 68 in the third round of the AIG Women’s Open ($9 million), 토토
the final major of the season on the U.S. Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour, at
Walton Heath Golf Club (par-72) in Surrey, England, on Wednesday (local time).
With an 8-under-par 208 total, Kim enters the final round in a tie for third place,
just one stroke behind co-leaders Lilia Boo (USA) and Charley Hull (England).
Kim, who won her first LPGA Tour title at the Evian Championship in 2014 and went on to win four more,
but never a major championship, is well on her way to her second career major championship.
In her quest for her sixth career LPGA Tour victory, a year and four months after winning the
Lotte Championship in April of last year, Hyo-Joo Kim will be looking to erase the
disappointment of her runner-up finish at the Friedgroup Scottish Women’s Open a week ago.
Kim got off to a shaky start in the third round, dropping a shot on the par-4 first hole.
She bounced back with a birdie on the seventh (par-4) and another birdie on the 10th (par-4),
but a bogey on the 11th (par-5) seemed to set her back.
However, 안전놀이터 Kim turned things around with a birdie on the 13th (par-4)
and then three straight birdies on the 15th through 17th to leap into the lead.
Her green play was outstanding, as evidenced by the fact that she went from over
30 putts in two consecutive days in rounds one and two to 27.
Shin Ji-ae chasing the direction of the ball.
Fresh off a runner-up finish at the U.S. Women’s Open, Ji-Ae Shin shot a 3-under 69
and is tied for seventh at 5-under 211, four shots off the lead.
Shin is the only player in the field to win the AIG Women’s Open twice. In 2008 and 2012,
when she won, the event was called the British Women’s Open.
Yang Hee-young, who fired a 5-under 67, also moved into a tie for ninth place (4-under 212).
Lee Jeong-eun is tied for 15th (2-under par 214) and will look to break into the top 10.
Jin Young Ko dropped two strokes to tie for 17th (1-under par 215). Shin Ji-eun and
Kim Ah-rim are also tied for 17th going into the final round.
It was a moving day in the standings.
Boo, who rose to the top of the leaderboard after winning the Chevron Championship,
the first major of the season, swept in seven birdies to cut five strokes and
look set for a second major victory of the season.
Hull, who will be cheered on by his home fans, dropped four shots to stay in contention.
Eunjae In (USA), who shot five under par, moved into a one-shot tie for third place with Hyo Joo Kim.
Ally Ewing (USA), who shot 10-under par in rounds one and two to take a five-stroke lead into the third round,
struggled with five bogeys and carded a 3-over 75 to slip to a two-shot fifth place (7-under 209).
World No. 1 Nelly Coda (USA) is tied for ninth (4-under 212) after posting a mixed scorecard of one eagle,
five birdies and four bogeys.
Celine Boutier (FRA), looking to win her third straight title after the
Amundi Evian Championship and the Ladies European Tour’s
Friedgroup Scottish Women’s Open, 스포츠토토 slipped to a tie for 54th (3-over par 219).