2022 KPMG Women's PGA Championship: In Gee Chun leading, Hannah Green four shots back

26-Jun-2022

KPMG Women's PGA Championship 2022, Bethesda, MD, 23-26 June: Day Three


In Gee Chun leading, Hannah Green four shots back 

From LPGA, by AP:

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — This was the moment the rest of the field needed: In Gee Chun standing near the trees, contemplating her situation and then eventually heading back to the point of her previous shot.

A shaky third round cut her lead at the Women's PGA Championship in half.

Chun shot a 3-over 75 on Saturday, leaving her three strokes ahead going into the final round at Congressional Country Club. On a day the leaders had plenty of trouble, Chun was holding her own until she made a double bogey on the par-5 16th hole.  Read more

From Sky Sports:

In Gee Chun saw her lead halved at the Women's PGA Championship but the South Korean is still very much in charge at Congressional Country Club.

Two-time major winner Chun heads into Sunday sitting three shots clear at eight-under-par. A trio containing two of her compatriots, Sei Young Kim and Hye-jin Choi, as well as American Lexi Thompson are five-under ahead of the final round.

Saturday saw the first time Chun has moved backwards, after the 27-year-old broke the course record with an eight-under-par first round, giving her the biggest lead ever held after day one of a major and had a six-shot lead after the second round.  Read more

From Eurosport, by Alex Livie:

The Women’s PGA Championship is back in the melting pot after runaway leader In Gee Chun came back to the field after a horror hole on the back nine at Congressional on Saturday.

The two-time major winner started the third round with a six-shot lead, but things yo-yoed all day - with the advantage fluctuating between seven and three shots.

She ended the day with a three-shot lead, to give a host of players hope of chasing her down on Sunday.  Read more

From BBC Sport:

In Gee Chun will go into the final day of the Women's PGA Championship with a three-shot lead despite shooting a three-over-par 75 on Saturday.

The South Korean world number 33 was overnight leader but struggled to maintain early dominance in Maryland.

She held a lead as strong as seven shots early on, and is still on an eight-under-par 208 overall.

But a bogey and a double bogey on her 15th and 16th saw her advantage shrink down the stretch.  Read more

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