Kim Hyo-joo tied for ninth on the third day of the Women’s Scottish Open.
In the third round of the tournament held at Dundonald Links (par 72) in Ayrshire, England on the 6th, Kim Hyo-joo tied four birdies and one bogey to hit a 3-under 69.
Kim Hyo-joo, who recorded a 6-under 210 in the middle, raised her ranking five notches from 14th the previous day to tied for ninth. It is seven strokes behind Celine Butier, who is in the lead with a 13-under 203.
As a result, Kim Hyo-joo increased her chances of entering the top 10 for the seventh time in the season. Kim Hyo-joo has participated in 11 competitions this season and has not won yet, but has finished in the top 10 six times.
Among South Korean players, Kim A-rim and Lee Mi-hyang tied for 13th with a total of 5-under 211 strokes after Kim Hyo-joo. Lee Jung-eun 6 is tied for 18th with a 4-under 212.
On the other hand, Jeon In-ji, who was tied for sixth the previous day, was sluggish with three over par on the day, falling to joint 35th place.
Butier, who won the Evian Championship last week, increased his chances of winning for the second consecutive week. By the third round, Butier was three shots ahead of Patti Tawatanakit and Maya Stark, who tied for second. 스포츠토토
If Butier reaches the top of the Scottish Open, he will be named the first player to reach the top in a row in the tournament that followed the Evian Championship.