Danielle Kang, Charley Hull co-lead LPGA In­cheon

Gulf Times Sport - - SPORT -

Amer­i­can golfer Danielle Kang and Charley Hull from Eng­land shared the lead on the third round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Cham­pi­onship yes­ter­day, shoot­ing four-un­der 68s to score 204. Kang, ranked 29, and the world num­ber 33 Hull – two of the four co-lead­ers through Fri­day – re­mained tied af­ter Kang had six birdies against two bo­geys while Hull had a bo­gey-free round of 68. World num­ber two Ariya Ju­tanu­garn from Thai­land closely fol­lowed with three-un­der 69 with a to­tal of 205, scor­ing four birdies and a bo­gey at the Sky 72 Golf Club in In­cheon, South Korea. Lo­cal favourite Chun In-gee shared the third place at 206 with world num­ber 17 Ly­dia Ko and Min­jee Lee from Aus­tralia, who are both eth­ni­cally Korean.

Chun, ranked 27 and with two ca­reer LPGA wins un­der her belt, fired a six-un­der 66 in the third round af­ter dis­ap­point­ing per­for­mances in the first and sec­ond rounds. Chun’s com­pa­triot and world num­ber one Park Sung-hyun, who had co-shared the lead with Ju­tanu­garn, Hull and Kang, sunk to the sev­enth place af­ter an er­ratic round of 71.

LEAD­ING SCORES

204 - Danielle Kang (USA), Charley Hull (ENG)

205 - Ariya Ju­tanu­garn (THA)

206 - Ly­dia Ko (NZL), Min­jee Lee (AUS), Chun In-gee (KOR)

207 - Park Sung-hyun (KOR), Bae Seon-woo (KOR)

208 - San­dra Gal (GER)

211 - Lexi Thomp­son (USA), Brooke Hen­der­son (CAN), Aza­hara Munoz (ESP), Cho Jeong-min (KOR), Nasa Hataoka (JPN)

212 - Kim Ji-hyun (KOR)

213- Ko Jin-young (KOR), Bronte Law (ENG), Amy Ol­son (USA), Lee Mi-hyang (KOR), Car­lota Ci­ganda (ESP).

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