May and Mo, 7 strokes back, combined on last day

Co-leader Minjee Lee of Australia sees the flight of her ball throughout the Honda LPGA Thailand competition at Siam Nation Club Pattaya. (LPGA Image)

PATTAYA: Amy Yang of South Korea and Minjee Lee of Australia went on a birdie binge on Saturday to transfer to 15 under par for a two-stroke lead heading into the last round of the Honda LPGA Thailand competition at Siam Nation Club Pattaya.

The co-leaders will have a great deal of skill breathing down their necks on Sunday, consisting of second-round leader Jenny Shin. The South Korean staged some late heroics with a birdie on the 17th hole and an eagle on the 18th to get to 13 under par.

Another stroke back is young American Nelly Korda, who won the Women’s Australian Open recently. She continued her red-hot have fun with a 6-under round to get to 12 under par. She’s signed up with by compatriot Austin Ernst and first-round leader Ji Eun-hee of South Korea.

5 golf players are another stroke back consisting of world No. 11 Brooke Henderson of Canada.

The opportunities of seeing a home-grown champ are fading unless the Jutanugarn sis can manage a wonder surface on Sunday. Ariya and Moriya are 7 shots off the lead at 8 under par.

World No. 1 Ariya has actually struggled today however had a more constant round on Saturday, shooting 4 under with simply one bogey and 5 birdies. Moriya had 3 bogeys to choose 4 birdies to end up 1 under for the day.

The sis, who have actually seldom been combined in a competition, will both tee off at 9.20 am Sunday in a threesome with Katherine Kirk of Australia.

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