Kia Classic. Inbee Park has 54 hole Lead.

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Inbee Park, South Korea, leads the Kia Classic after 54 holes at Aviara Golf Club in California.

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Inbee fired a third round -5 under par 67 to lead the Kia Classic by one shot at -14 under par;

“I think just a combination of consistency and the putting.”

“I holed some good putts, especially on the back nine.”

Nasa Hataoka from Japan is in second place at -13 under par after her bogey free third round -8 under 64, saying through an interpreter;

“I started out playing really well, attacking the pins, and had a lot of par saves as well, good par saves.”

“Definitely wanted to go low today. The conditions were fairly good today, so glad I was able to shoot a good round.”

Thidapa Suwannapura, Thailand, is in third place at -12 under, with her -3 under 70 third round.

Mi Jung Hur had a course-record -10 under par 62 to join top-ranked Sung Hyun Park -1 under 71 today,, both tied in fourth place at -11 under.

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LPGA. Kia Classic. Sung Hyun Park & Thidapa Suwannapura Share Lead.

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Thidapa Suwannapura, Thailand and Sung Hyun Park from South Korea share the 36 hole lead at the Kia Classic at Aviara Golf Club in California.

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Sung Hyun and Thidapa are at the top of the Kia Classic leaderboard after 36 holes with -10 under par totals.

Sung Hyun said via a translator, this is not an easy course;

“Overall, I’m pretty happy with my play today, especially the bogey-free two days in a row.”

 “The course is not easy actually. The fairways are pretty narrow and the greens are very soft and line is pretty hard to see for me.”

Thidapa agreed with the not easy statement;

“Those greens are not that easy.”

 “Just play solid and hopefully keep making birdies.”

Two ladies from South Korea are tied in third place at -9 under par, Inbee Park and Chella Choi.

Inbee had a good day with her putter;

“It was a really good day out there, my putter really worked well.”

“Hit the ball pretty solid last couple days. It has been like that actually this year.”

“I’ve been pretty happy with the ball-striking. Just my putter wasn’t working for the last couple events.”

Chella just stayed patient;

“I tried to be patient and focus on shot by shot.”

“Really good comeback.”

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Founders Cup. Yu Liu Leads.

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Lu Yiu of China leads the Founders Cup after 54 holes at  Wildfire Golf Club in Arizona.Founders CupYu Liu / getty

Yu fired a third round -7 under par 65 to take a one shot lead in the Founders Cup at -19 under par;

“I’m not very comfortable and not very used to playing in the last group.”

“I’ve had two experiences before and I didn’t do very well. Today was definitely a turnaround.”

“Playing golf for a living is definitely not something that I take for granted.”

“I really appreciate what the Founders have done for us.”

In second place is Carlota Ciganda of Spain, a brilliant bogey free -9 under par 63 to post a -18 under par total, a short tee on the par five 15th and making putts made her round;

“When you make putts, it’s great.”

 “I’ve been playing great, hitting lots of green, so it was a matter of making putts.”

“They put the tee up today, I knew if I hit a good driver it was going to be a short iron.”

Angel Yin, USA, has third place at -16 under par, -6 under 66 today easing her up the leaderboard;

“I’m going to try to do the same I’ve been doing the past three days and just play my game.”

If it works, it works.”

Tied in fourth at -15 under were, Hyo Joo Kim, Sung Hyun Park, Jin Young Ko, Nelly Korda, and Lydia Ko.

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Founders Cup. Two Ladies Tied at the Top.

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Two ladies are tied for the 36 hole lead at the Founders Cup, Yu Liu, China, and Sung Hyun Park, South Korea, share the honor at Wildfire Golf Club in Arizona.

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Yu Liu and Sung Hyun Park

Yu shot -8 under 64, with two bogey’s, while Sung carded -6 under 66, to both share the Founders Cup 36 hole lead at -12 under par.

Yu enjoyed the day, and being first off;

“I don’t expect this to happen every day, when a day like this comes, I just am glad I was able to take advantage of it.”

“Definitely being the first off, the greatest advantage is pure greens and calm conditions.”

Sung also enjoyed her round;

“Overall, I’m really happy with the play today, especially putting was really good.”

“The shots were better than yesterday.”

Eight ladies are then tied in third place at -10 under par, including ex world number one Lydia Ko;

“Obviously, the golf course is known to have some low scores.”

“You just have to go out there, try to play your game, and maybe play a little bit more aggressive than any other golf course.”

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HSBC Women’s World Championship. Sung Hyun Park Wins.

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Sung Hyun Park of South Korea wins the HSBC Women’s World Championship at  Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore.Sung Hyun Park / getty

Sung Hyun shot a final round -8 under par 64 to win the HSBC Women’s World Championship with a tournament total of -15 under par, giving her a two stroke winning margin;

“I didn’t think I would win this fast,  I think I will play really comfortable the rest of my season.”

“So last year, my shots and like overall thing was pretty unstable in the beginning of the season, and I think my training in the last winter really helped me a lot, and it also helped me to be stronger with my play.”

Minjee Lee, Australia, finished in second place for the second week running carding a final round -3 under par 69 for tournament total of -13 under par. One mistake stopped her charge towards the leader;

“I thought I hit a good drive on 14, I just over-drew it a little bit and the wind was left-to-right.”

“It just ended up catching the bunker and went into the tongue in the rough.”

I thought I hit a pretty good chip shot but probably just a little bit short because if you go over, it’s going to be down the swale.”

“I was just thinking about that, but I feel like I didn’t hit such a bad chip shot. Just came out a little bit short and then I decided to chip it again, which I didn’t really hit a good chip shot.”

“So that hole was pretty much the killer.”

Two ladies were then tied in third place at -11 under, Jin Young Ko, South Korea, and Azahara Munoz of Spain, both with final rounds of -3 under par 69.

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Blue Bay LPGA, Birthday Girl Gaby Leads.

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Birthday girl Gaby Lopez of Mexico carded a hole in one at the par three 17th on her way to leading the Blue Bay LPGA after 54 holes at Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Course in China. 2018 Blue Bay LPGA - Day 3 : News PhotoBirthday Girl Gabby

Gaby signed for third round -6 under par 66 to lead the  Blue Bay LPGA after 54 holes with a -9 under par total, with her hole in one on seventeen and birdie on the par five  18th.

Gaby told the on course TV reporter that the hole in one was;

“Awesome, it felt great.”

World #1 Ariya Jutanugarn from Thailand was cruising along and stood on the 17th tee with a three shot lead. Gaby’s hole in one reduced that lead to one. Ariya then inexplicably put her tee on the last hole into the water, leading to a six, and a round of -1 under 71, and a -8 under total, giving her second place.

Tied in third place at -4 under are Sung Hyun Park, -5 under 67 today and Sei Young Kim, -4 under 68, both ladies from South Korea.

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LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship. In Gee Chun Wins.

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In Gee Chun, South Korea wins her home tournament the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship.LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship - Final Round : News Photo

In Gee and Trophy

In Gee carded a final round -6 under par 66 to secure her first win for a while, the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship, with a -16 under total, giving her a three shot victory.

It was an emotional victory for In Gee, she had been suffering from negative comments posted online about her performances;

“I was really frustrated with myself for responding or reacting to those comments on line, and so I think that there was a factor there that pushed me down, and I didn’t want to get back up again.”

“I was kind of scared because I didn’t know how I would act in front of people again, but then I didn’t want to act like somebody else.”

“I always wanted to be true to myself and I wanted to be a genuine person.”

“Before this week, I won 13 times as a professional, I am glad that I am done with the No. 13. I really hate that number.”

Charley Hull from England could not post a good last round, settling for second place at -13 under after posting -1 under 71 today;

“On 16, I hit a decent tee shot. Was in the drainage ditch and had to drop it in the first cut. Hit a really good pitching wedge to the green and couldn’t manage to hold it, and then it was a weird lie.”

“I was in like a little bit of a divot on the 16th green and then chipped it and nearly holed the putt.”

“Oh, well. I’m pretty happy with that result. But this week was a lot of fun. I’ve been playing pretty well so far this season.”

“Had a bit of a quiet spell through like the Women’s British Open and stuff but I feel like my game is in really good condition right now.”

Four Ladies were tied in third place at -12 under par, Sung Hyun Park, South Korea, -3 under 69 today, Danielle Kang, USA, even par 72, Minjee Lee, Australia, -2 under 70 and Ariya Jutanugarn from Thailand with a last round -1 under 71.

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