Leona Maguire: Irish participant slips away from chief Lee after third spherical of LPGA Mediheal Championship
|-9 Min Lee (Chn Taipei) -7 M Castren (Fin), L Kim (US).|
|Chosen others: -4 L Maguire (Irl), -2 C Hull (Eng); +1 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng)+1 G Corridor (Eng)|
Eire’s Leona Maguire has dropped to 5 pictures behind chief Min Lee after a tough third spherical on the LPGA Mediheal Championship in California.
Magire, who led by a stroke after a first-round of seven-under-par 65, had a triple bogey, a double bogey and a bogey on the entrance 9.
Nevertheless an eagle on the 18th rescued a two-over-par spherical of 74, which left the Cavan participant on four-under.
Lee of Chinese language Taipei leads the match on nine-under-par.
After her gorgeous opening spherical on Thursday was adopted by one other stable run within the second spherical, Maguire sat in second place in a single day however a double bogey on the primary gap set her cost again.
A birdie on the fifth provided a short reprieve nonetheless a bogey and a triple bogey on the eighth and ninth left her down the leaderboard.
Nevertheless world quantity 92 Maguire regrouped on the again 9, with a bogey on the sixteenth her solely dropped shot as she picked up two birdies earlier than an outstanding eagle on the ultimate gap.
England’s Charley Hull struck a one-over third spherical of 73 to take a seat in twenty third place on two-under, with compatriots Georgia Corridor and Jodi Ewart Shadoff three pictures additional again on one-over-par.
Northern Eire’s Stephanie Meadow missed the reduce by seven pictures after carding a 75 that left her on 11 over for the match.