Hull and Smith start fairly.
seven-under, one shot ahead of compatriots So Yeon Ryu and Hee Kyung Seo and the Netherland's Christel Boeljon. Nikki Campbell and Stephanie Na were the best of the Australians at five-under and in a share of fifth.
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s a great feeling, great way to end my round,'' Boeljon said. First-round leader Lee Bo-mee (69) and Nikki Campbell (67) were tied for third, seven strokes behind Ryu. Diana Luna and Amelia Lewis each shot a 64 for fifth place
73 Purse: $1.1 million Saturday's leading results Third Round a-amateur Jessica Korda 72-70-73â 215 Nikki Campbell 72-74-70â 216 Hee Kyung Seo 75-66-75â 216 So Yeon Ryu 71-69-76â 216 Katie Futcher 74-72-71â 217
RYU HANGING ON TO THREE-SHOT LEAD
the last five holes powering her to a 63 and sole possession of fifth place, seven shots off the lead. Compatriot Nikki Campbell and Lee Bo-mee, who were yesterday tied for third, could today only manage matching rounds of 70 and fell back
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also were in the playoff that matched the largest in LPGA Tour history. Ryu and Seo, playing ahead of Korda and Nikki Campbell in the second-to-last group, topped the leaderboard at 4 under going into the final hole of regulation, but made bogeys
68-273 Lee Bo-mee, South Korea 69-273 Lindsey Wright, Australia 68-275 D. Kang, United States 68-275 Nikki Campbell , Australia 71-275 Karine Icher, France 64-276 Caroline Hedwall, Sweden 64-276 Sophie Gustafson, Sweden 67
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Swede Sophie Gustafson locked away as drawcards along with local stars Karrie Webb, Katherine Hull, Sarah Kemp, Nikki Campbell and a host of other Australians performing well on overseas tours.
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2,745 76-69-74-219 Mika Miyazato, $2,745 73-72-74-219 Angela Park, $2,658 74-76-70-220 Nikki Campbell , $2,658 77-71-72-220 Na-Ri Lee, $2,592 77-74-71-222 Meaghan Francella, $2,592 76-74