Lexi Thompson loves leading the CME Group Tour Championship and is looking for her first LPGA Tour win of the year.
Lexi leads the CME Group Tour Championship by three shots going into the final round tomorrow, -4 under par 68 today at Tiburón Golf Club in Florida, giving her a -16 under par tournament total;
“I just tried to keep the same attitude as I did the last two days.”
“Curtis kept me nice and relaxed. He’s always cracking jokes out there.”
“It’s been a nice relaxing week just having him on the bag and having all my family and friends out here supporting me.”
“Golf is all about momentum. I just tried to keep the same attitude as I did the last two days.”
Nelly Korda is in second place, -5 under par 67 for her third round score, and -13 under for the tournament;
“I played pretty solid, especially on the front nine, I had a chip-in for birdie that got me going.”
“I had a couple of lucky breaks and every time I made a bogey I bounced back right away.”
“I’m a leaderboard watcher because of my sister, so I knew what Lexi was doing.”
In third place is Carlota Ciganda from Spain, a -10 under total signing for -3 under par 69 today.
The season long Race to the CME Globe is firmly in the hands of Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand, who tried not to think about the $1 million dollar bonus;
“I did a pretty good job. I didn’t think about that at all.”
“Yesterday I thought about that too much, worrying about that.”