ANA Inspiration: Ko Jin-young leads when South Koreans take power

Posted by on April 07, 2019  /   Posted in golf reviews

Ko has won 10 titles on the LPGA tour but still has to achieve a majorANA Inspiration third-round leaderboard-8: JY Ko (Kor); -7: IK Kim (Kor); -5: MH Lee (Kor), D Kang (USA); -3: J Lee6 (Kor), A Sharp (Can), K Kirk (Aus) Other selected: -1: C Hull (Eng); +4 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng), G Hall (Eng)

Ko Jin-young moved to the top of the ANA Inspiration rankings after round three of the first women's march of the year in California.

The 23-year-old South Korean moved to eight in general with a four-under-68, overtaking fellow warrior Kim In-kyung who's shot back into Mission Hills after a 73.

] Four of the top five are South Koreans on their way to the final round of Sunday.

"I am not nervous and I am not afraid," said Ko

Ko has become second, first and third in her past three LGPA starts and is looking for her first major to win – she was second at the Women & # 39; s British Open in 2015.

The LPGA rookie of the year 2018 was five photos clear in one phase thanks to five birdies on the front nine but a bogey and a double bogey in the back nine cut that lead.

Lee Mi-hyang is chained third at five under, alongside American Danielle Kang.

Jeongeun Lee6 from South Korea is one of three players with a shared fifth place, three lower.

Charley Hull remains the best placed Brit, but fell back because a round of 74 left her behind, seven shots of the lead.

Fellow English women Georgia Hall and Jodi Ewart Shadoff lost all hope of a challenge with rounds of 76 and 77 respectively, making them both over four.

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