Oahu, Hawaii (SportsNetwork.com) – Sei Young Kim chipped in for par on the
72nd hole Saturday to force a playoff, then holed her second shot for eagle on
the first extra hole to defeat Inbee Park and win the LOTTE Championship.
Kim, who led by one entering the final round, closed with a 1-over 73. She
ended at 11-under-par 277 and was joined there by Park, who carded a 1-under
71 in the final round at Ko Olina Golf Club.
At the par-4 18th in regulation, continue
Hilton Head Island, SC (SportsNetwork.com) – Troy Merritt had just one
blemish on his scorecard on Saturday as he carded a 2-under 69 to take a 3-
shot lead into the final day of the Heritage.
Merritt, who entered the day with a 4-stroke lead thanks to a course-record 61
on Friday, finished 54 holes at 14-under-par 199. Merritt is seeking his first
career victory on the PGA Tour.
“Saturday is a lot different than Sunday,” Merritt said when asked continue
Guanajuato, Mexico (SportsNetwork.com) – Wes Roach fired a 7-under 65 in
Saturday’s third round and grabbed a 1-stroke lead at the El Bosque Mexico
Roach ended three rounds at 13-under-par 203. His total of 203 broke the
tournament’s 54-hole record by one stroke. Eight players shared that record.
Kevin Tway (70) is alone in second place at 12-under-par 204. Miguel Angel
Carballo carded a 6-under 66 at El Bosque Country Club to jump continue
Shenzhen, China (SportsNetwork.com) – Kiradech Aphibarnrat dropped three
strokes in the final two holes on Saturday, but it was his scorching front
nine that helped him take a 2-shot lead after three rounds at the inaugural
Aphibarnrat, who will go for his second European Tour title on Sunday, carded
a 4-under 68 to end 54 holes at 12-under-par 204 at Genzon Golf Club.
Second-round leader Peter Uihlein posted an up-and-down, 1-under 71. He dipped
into second place at minus-10. Pablo Larrazabal matched the low round of the
day with his 7-under 65. The Spaniard flew into third place at 9-under 207.
Matt Ford and Emiliano Grillo both continue
Oahu, Hawaii (SportsNetwork.com) – Rookie Sei Young Kim carded a 2-under 70
in Friday’s third round and that was good enough to give her a 1-shot lead
heading into the final day of the LOTTE Championship.
Sei Young Kim, who shared the second-round lead with I.K. Kim, picked up her
first career victory on the LPGA Tour at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic,
the second event of the 2015 season. She finished 54 holes at 12-under-par
I.K. Kim, who also held the outright first-round lead, shot a 1-under 71 and
she is alone in second at 11-under 205. World No. 3 Inbee Park is one shot
further back continue