SKOREAN PARK SHINES BRIGHT AFTER EVIAN RAIN
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.
Park Sung Hyun