PITTSFORD, N.Y. – South Koreans ought to be riveted to Sunday’s start of the final round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship with national pride in play.
With strong performances in the morning’s third round of the 36-hole finale, South Koreans grabbed five of the top six spots on the leaderboard going into the final round. It’s notable because South Korean women are going for their fourth consecutive major championship triumph and Asia’s ninth consecutive major championship title.
South Korea’s Inbee Park led American Morgan Pressel by a shot starting the final round with South Koreans Jiyai Shin, Sun Young Yoo, Na Yeon Choi and Chella Choi occupying the spots right behind them.
Park led at -8 with Pressel at -7, Shin at -6, Yoo and Na Yeon Choi at -4 and Chella Choi at -3.