(CNN)WomenPGAGee Chun's lead in the championship was cut to 3 prior to the final round. I did. Koreans endured a difficult Saturday.
After shooting 69 on Friday, starting the day with a 6-stroke lead, four bogies and two bogies halved the leader's advantage in a chasing pack on the 16th hole, but Chun Recovered steadily and finished back-to-two. Back par.
Chun, who is chasing her third career major and her first career in six years, said she was "very proud" of the finish with a short margin at the top.
"It was a little difficult," she told reporters.
"I'm so excited and already looking forward to an exciting final round. If it's too easy, it feels boring, so tomorrow will be another day. I want to have fun.
"I'm ready to do another good day or another good round, preferably wherever I am. I believe it's still another process, so that's it. Please continue. " After shooting 70, 71, 70 respectively.
Thompson, who finished the opening with a spectacular 10 shots from Chung, gave the leader 7 strokes in the next two days, spurring a wonderful 5 strokes. Friday is under 67 years old.
The 27-year-old, who won the LPGA Tour 11 times and became the major champion of the 2014 Craft Nabisco Championship, decided not to even look at the leaderboard and took responsibility for it. I owe it. Thompson told reporters.
"I honestly tried not to look at the leaderboard at all," Thompson told reporters.
"He will surely be a [caddy]. Keep an eye on it. If I have to go for a shot, he will let me know. I'm in my game
"I have only control, and whatever the outcome, it is."
Henderson of Australia With a four-stroke difference, Thailand's Ataya Tickle, Canada's Brooke Henderson, the American duo, Jennifer Chan and Jennifer Cupcho shot another shot with a three-under.
The first group will tee off on Sunday at 8:29 am, with Chung, Choi and Thompson in the last group starting the final round around 10:30 am ..