US’s Korda retakes lead after third round of Taiwan LPGA tourney

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/11/02
By: William Yen

New Taipei, Nov. 2 (CNA) Defending champion Nelly Korda of the United States fired a bogey-free 7-

Nelly Korda / Photo courtesy of Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA

under 65 Saturday to retake the lead after the third round of the 2019 Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA golf tournament in New Taipei.

The 21-year-old Florida native fired seven birdies to climb back into the lead at 18-under for the first three rounds after starting the day one shot behind Hur Mi Jung of South Korea.

She had a three-shot lead over Minjee Lee of Australia and a four-shot lead over Caroline Masson of Germany heading into Sunday's final round.

The top Taiwanese was Chen Yu-ju (陳宇茹), who is in a three-way tie for 15th at 6-under.

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