SKOREAN PARK SHINES BRIGHT AF­TER EVIAN RAIN

Manila Times - - GOLF - AFP

EVIAN, France: - on­ship on Fri­day (Satur­day in Manila), just 24 hours

13th, Park led by two shots from Thai­land’s Moriya

Sophia Schu­bert, the US Women’s Am­a­teur

In Thurs­day’s foul con­di­tions, Park made a quin­tu­ple bo­gey nine at the 11th (her sec­ond hole) and a six at the par three 14th. Two holes later, play was stopped.

- rean. “I was able to for­get yes­ter­day and just fo­cus on to­day. I would be ly­ing if I didn’t say I was sur­prised the scores were wiped out.

“I wasn’t feel­ing too good about my game when I started to­day, but I played great. Putted well and I am de­lighted with the score.”

She won the ti­tle in 2009 and 2011—it be­came a ma­jor in 2013.

was a good start,” she said.

“I’m just en­joy­ing the joy of play­ing the game right now. Doesn’t re­ally feel like my last tour­na­ment.”

but shot a two un­der 69 to raise hopes of maybe

“Wip­ing out yes­ter­day’s play was the fairest thing to do,” in­sisted the Bri­tish player.

“I was sur­prised. The LPGA are not al­ways fair. But I re­ally thought it was un­playable. We had branches had to pull out with a wrist in­jury that had started to cause trou­ble ear­lier in the week. She was on the fourth hole when she hit a shot, dropped her club and dou­bled up in agony. - cause she was play­ing with her good friend, Miyazato. tour­na­ment. But I’ll be there when she - ing the half with three straight birdies. feet to sneak into sec­ond place. The Thai golfer, whose younger sis­ter, Ariya, won the 2016 Women’s Bri­tish Open, “But I reckon if I keep knock­ing on the door, one day it will be my turn,” she said.

AFP PHOTO

Park Sung Hyun

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Philippines

© PressReader. All rights reserved.