Minjee Lee sinks some other putt on her technique to 67 in Taiwan the day past. Symbol: Getty
Australia’s Minjee Lee is on a undertaking to develop into one in all just a handful of gamers to be more than one winners at the LPGA Excursion when the Swinging Skirts match in Taiwan closes nowadays at Miramar Golfing Nation Membership.
The 23-year-old international No nine Lee gained in Los Angeles previous this yr and is 2nd, simply 3 pictures at the back of the third-round chief, American Nelly Korda (by the way, the protecting ISPS Handa Ladies’s Australian Open champion).
Lee was once sensible in her third-round 67 – the 0.33 consecutive day that she has carded that rating – and at 15-under par will play within the ultimate staff with Korda.
They’re each international most sensible 10 gamers and it guarantees to be an entertaining conclusion.
Satirically they have been in a identical place on this tournament final yr, and Lee rattled house to complete 2nd.
“I feel it is almost definitely an more uncomplicated place to be in simply because you’ll be able to — I suppose you may have just a little bit extra motivation — I have no idea however clearly possibly Nelly can have motivation to win,” Lee stated.
“I feel it is just a bit bit more uncomplicated to be within the state of mind of chasing than looking to like lead. So sure, I imply, I have been in each positions ahead of, so it is not anything new to me. I will simply take it because it comes.”
Lee stated she would weigh up pin positions nowadays.
“I feel pick out your battles in the market,” she stated. “Clearly if there is water or danger or wind, you will play extra conservatively than like too aggressively. I feel the LPGA does a just right activity of like more or less balancing out the elements and the pin positions, so with a bit of luck they’re going to put pins in spots which are truthful however difficult on the identical time. So yeah, with a bit of luck it’ll be a a laugh day.”
Handiest six gamers have gained more than one tournaments at the LPGA Excursion in 2019 however each Korda and Lee have a possibility to enroll in them.
Of the opposite Australians within the box, Victoria’s Su Oh is best-placed at 11-under, tied-sixth despite the fact that she is most probably too a long way again to win.
MEANWHILE IN China, Adam Scott’s disappointing third-round 75 left him out of the operating on the HSBC Champions, the place Rory McIlroy soared to the lead.