Minjee Lee in the leader’s chair at Clifton
Minjee Lee clings to his title at Clifton. Winner of the tournament last year, the…
Minjee Lee clings to his title at Clifton. Winner of the tournament last year, the Australian, third Friday evening, recovered the leader’s chair (-12 total) at the end of the third round, returning a card of 67. If she conceded 1 bogey from the hole number 1, the 26-year-old then recovered well thanks to 4 birdies and 1 eagle on the 12th. She is three lengths ahead (-9) over a duo made up of the American Angel Yin and the South -Korean Hae Ran Ryu.
Jin Young Ko less in verve
In the lead after the cut, Jin Young Ko had a duller day this Saturday. The double winner of the tournament did not manage to do better than a score in par (4 birdies, 4 bogeys) and fell to 4th place (-8 total). Alongside him are also Indian Aditi Ashok and South African Ashleigh Buhai. The 7th position (-7) is occupied by a duo, composed of Grace Kim and Cheyenne Knight. The top 10 is completed by a quartet in 9th place (-6). It includes Sei Young Kim, Atthaya Thitikul, Stacy Lewis and Nasa Hataoka.
Three cards over par for the three French women engaged
The first tricolor representative, Perrine Delacour, ranks 33rd (-1 total). After her records of 70 and then 72, the 29-year-old golfer continued with a score of 73 (4 birdies, 5 bogeys). Same result for Céline Boutier (57th, +2 total) who has not yet managed to make a card below par since the start of the tournament. This Saturday, the triple winner on the LPGA circuit was weighed down from the start by two bogeys and a double bogey, before recovering with 3 birdies. For her part, Pauline Roussin had a very difficult day, concluded in 77 moves (3 bogeys, 1 double bogey). The French closes the march in 66th position (+6 total).