Kung tied sixth in Mexico while Tseng falls to 27th
CNATAIPEI--Taiwanese Candie Kung stood at sixth with an 8-under 208 after the third round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational golf tournament in Mexico on Saturday, while her compatriot Yani Tseng struggled.
November 12, 2012, 12:00 am TWN
Kung, ranked No. 62 in the world, led in the first round with a 6-under 66. On the third day of the event at the Guadalajara Country Club, she carded 1-under 71 after firing three birdies and two bogeys.
She is seeking her first LPGA victory since winning the Hana Bank-KOLON Championship in South Korea in 2008.
Meanwhile Tseng, the world's No. 1, shot a three-round 4-over 76.
She bogeyed on the second, fifth and tenth, hit a rare triple-bogey on the par-4 fourth, before birding on the 13th and 16th, to tie for 27th with a combined 1-over 217.