Kung ties for 3rd-round lead at Cana­dian Women’s Open

The China Post - - LOCAL -

Tai­wanese golfer Candie Kung scored a 1-un­der par 71 to tie for the third-round lead, with Ly­dia Ko, in the Cana­dian Pa­cific Women’s Open in Van­cou­ver, Canada, on Satur­day.

The 34- year- old picked up four birdies and three bo­geys in the third round.

Kung and Ko fin­ished the round with a 12-un­der par 204 and were two shots clear of third place com­peti­tor Ali­son Lee.

For­mer world No. 1 Yani Tseng started the day at par, fin­ish­ing the round with a sixbirdie 4-un­der par 212 to tie for 15th.

Hsu Wei-ling started the day at 1-un­der par, fin­ish­ing the round with a five-birdie 2-un­der par 214 to tie for 28th.

Min Lee also started the day at 1-un­der par, fin­ish­ing the round with a 5-over par 221 to tie for 72nd.

Kung tied for sec­ond at 13 un­der par at the 2015 Cam­bia Port­land Clas­sic last Sun­day, her best fin­ish in an LPGA Tour event since tak­ing sec­ond at the Sybase Match Play Cham­pi­onship in May 2012 and her best fin­ish in a stroke play event since fin­ish­ing sec­ond at the U. S. Women’s Open in July 2009.

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