LEE FINISHES TIED FOR FOURTH IN 2R AT GOODSHOTS BMW CHAMPIONSHIP IN HIGH WINDS
The leaderboard was in flux on the second day of the BMW Ladies Championship on the U.S. Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour in high winds. The “Hot Six” carded five birdies and a bogey in the second round of the tournament at the par-72 Seowon Hills Country Club in Paju, Gyeonggi-do, on Tuesday to card a 4-under 68 for an 8-under 136 total .Lee, Eunjung In Lee (USA) and Nellie Koda (USA) were the only three players to shoot 68 in the second round. Australian compatriot Lee Min-ji shaved three strokes off her score to take sole possession of the lead at 11-under par 133. Lee is in a tie for fourth place, three shots behind the leader.
First-round leader Ashley Buhai (SOUTH AFR) slipped to a tie for second place with Allison Lee (USA), who carded a 9-under par 135.Strong winds and dropping temperatures made for challenging conditions for most players, but Lee steadied her game and kept her score down .After dropping two strokes in the first half, Lee birdied three straight holes from the 11th (par-5) to move into the lead. However, on the 18th hole (par-4), Lee made a mistake from the jade tee when her tee shot veered right and landed on the cart path.
Lee hit her second shot right on the cart path and into the bunker, and her third shot put her ball on the green for birdie.”The weather was cold today and the wind was blowing in inconsistent directions, so it was difficult, but I made a lot of birdies and was happy with my performance,” Lee said.Lee, who won the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open Championship and was crowned Rookie of the Year, has a chance to add to her long list of victories on home soil.Last year’s winner, Lydia Ko of New Zealand, and Hae-Ran Hwang, the defending LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year, tied for 무료슬롯게임 fourth with Lee at 8-under-par 136.