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