Kim Hyo-joo, LA Open 3R, 2nd place chase by 2 strokes… First win of the season ‘Challenge’

Kim Hyo-joo (28) challenges to come-from-behind championship at the LPGA Tour Dio Implant LA Open (total prize money: $1.75 million).

In the third round of the tournament held at the Palos Verdes Golf Club (par 71) in Palos Verdes Estates, California, USA on the 2nd (Korean time) on the 2nd (Korean time), Kim Hyo-joo tied 4 birdies and 2 bogeys, and she shot 2 under par 69 .

Hyo-joo Kim, who recorded a total of 12 under par 201 strokes until the third round, was in second place chasing Luoning (China), her sole leader, by two strokes.

Kim Hyo-joo, who had committed only one bogey on her in her last two rounds, played a rather disappointing match with her two bogeys on this day. However, it is only two strokes away from her lead, and a come-from-behind victory is possible. Kim Hyo-joo challenges her LPGA tour career to 6 wins in a year after the Lotte Championship in April of last year. 먹튀검증

Kim Hyo-joo, who started the 3rd round as a joint leader, caught a birdie from hole 1 (par 4), a mid-range birdie on hole 5 (par 4), and added a two-putt birdie after a two-on from hole 7 (par 5), reducing 3 strokes in the first half alone. . Yin Luoning (China), who was co-leader, only reduced one stroke until the ninth hole, so Kim Hyo-joo took the lead by two strokes.

But in the second half, the tide turned. He missed the 1.5m par putt on the 13th hole (par 3) and missed the 1.5m par putt on the 13th hole (par 3). wrote down In the meantime, Yin Luoning made three consecutive birdies on holes 11 through 13, overtaking Kim Hyo-joo and taking the lead.

In the second half of the game, Kim Hyo-joo missed the hole by 1cm in all of her mid-to-long-distance birdie putts, leaving regret. Kim Hyo-joo, who had a par march from the 14th hole, finished the third round by recording a par until the last hole 18 (par 4).

In Luoning caught a birdie with a fantastic approach shot on the 15th hole (par 4) and beat Kim Hyo-joo by two strokes. Yin Luoning (14 under par, 199 strokes), who overtook Kim Hyo-joo and took the lead, is a rookie in her second year on the LPGA Tour this year. Her tie for fourth at the Dana Open last year is her only top 10 on the LPGA Tour and her personal best.

Ko Jin-young (28), who is recording 1 win this year, reduced 4 strokes by tying 6 birdies and 2 bogeys, and raised his ranking to a tie for 17th place (5 under par, 208 strokes). Rookie Yoo Hae-ran (22), successfully adapting to the LPGA tour, tied for 23rd place (3 under par, 210 strokes) with Choi Woon-jeong (33).

Georgia Hall (England), who finished runner-up in the drive-on championship last week after overtime, shot 9 under par including two eagles and finished third with a total of 10 under par and 203 strokes.

World No. 1 Lydia Ko (New Zealand) tied for 41st (1 under par, 212 strokes), and Nellie Corda (USA), who ranked second in the world, tied for 10th (7 under par, 206 strokes).

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