Chevron Championship: Atthaya Thitikul holds narrow lead over Nelly Korda as storms stop play

Korda is looking for her second main win [Getty Images]

Chevron Championship third spherical leaderboard

-11 (after 12 holes) A Thitikul (Tha); -10 (17) B Henderson (Can), (11) N Korda (US); -9 (11) JH Im (Kor); -8 (13) L Coughlin (US), (12) HW Ryu (Kor).

Chosen others: -5 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng) -4 L Woad (Eng), G Dryburgh (Sco); -1 G Corridor (Eng), C Hull (Eng); Degree S Meadow (NI)

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Thailand’s Atthaya Thitikul held a slim benefit over the history-chasing Nelly Korda when spherical three of the LPGA Chevron Championship was halted due to storms in Texas.

Atthaya, the in a single day co-leader, is 11 below after 12 holes of her spherical.

World primary Korda has a four-foot par putt on the twelfth when play on the 12 months’s first main resumes on Sunday.

The 25-year-old is bidding to equal the LPGA document of 5 victories in 5 consecutive begins.

Success would see her be part of Nancy Lopez (1978) and Annika Sorenstam (2005) as the one gamers to realize the feat.

Korda shares second place with Canada’s Brooke Henderson who had seven birdies and an eagle in her first 14 holes earlier than dropping a shot on the sixteenth.

Joint in a single day chief Im Jin Hee of South Korea is on 9 below via 11 holes.

Jodi Ewart Shadoff leads the British contingent on 5 below, whereas English novice Lottie Woad, who received the Augusta Nationwide Girls’s Novice earlier this month, is a shot additional again alongside Scotland’s Gemma Dryburgh.

Atthaya is taking part in her first event of the 12 months after recovering from a thumb damage however the 21-year-old says she shouldn’t be fazed by the problem of an prolonged day on Sunday.

“I feel it is not that large deal,” she stated. “I feel final 12 months in a Malaysia I performed greater than this in in the future with the play-off, 27 holes, which is ok. Nonetheless younger now – nonetheless good.”

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