|-5 D Kang (US), J Ewart Shadoff (Eng), C Boutier (Fra); -3 Y Kuwamoto (Jpn), S Schmelzel (US); -2 S Burnham (US), M Lee (Aus), A Olson (US), L Tempo (SA)|
|Chosen others: +1 M Reid (Eng), G Dryburgh (Sco)|
England’s Jodi Ewart Shadoff is in a three-way tie for the lead going into Sunday’s remaining spherical of the Drive On Championship at Inverness Membership in Ohio.
Ewart Shadoff, 32, birdied the 18th to card a level-par 72 and be part of France’s Celine Boutier (71), and American Danielle Kang, (73), on 5 beneath par.
Japan’s Yui Kuwamoto and American Sarah Schmelzel are two pictures additional again.
It the primary LPGA Tour occasion to be held after the season was halted in February due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ewart Shadoff, who’s chasing her first ever LPGA Tour occasion win, stays in rivalry on the 54-hole occasion after a combined efficiency on the again 9, which included three birdies, a bogey on the 11th, and double bogey on the 15th in wet situations.
“I wish to play in troublesome climate,” mentioned Ewart Shadoff.
“Having wind or rain is okay – however having each is usually a little little bit of a problem, so I am glad that on Friday we had the wind and on Saturday we had the rain.”
World quantity 4 Kang, who received the Girls’s PGA Championship in 2017, started the second spherical because the outright chief however had three consecutive bogeys from the 13th gap.
“It was a totally completely different problem,” mentioned Kang, who carded a 66 within the opening spherical. “It was completely different golf course. Unexpectedly it is chilly, it was raining, all the things is moist.”
Boutier was certainly one of solely 9 gamers to submit an under-par spherical along with her 71 together with three birdies.