Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist and Denmark’s Nanna Koerstz Madsen took the lead in the British Open golf course after the third round performed on Saturday at the Scottish Carnoustie course.
On a day marred by heavy downpours, Nordqvist netted a card of 65, or 7 strokes below par, the greatest rating of the week to date.
Koerstz Madsen, for his half, rallied the clubhouse with a card of 68, embellished with an eagle on the twelfth gap, however a bogey on the tenth.
With a complete of 207 the two gamers are immediately forward of the American Lizette Salas, already third the day earlier than.
Four two-stroke gamers observe: Finland’s Sanna Nuutinen, 21-year-old Scottish novice Louise Duncan, Sweden’s Madelene Sagström, in the lead after the first round on Thursday, and American Lexi Thompson.
American Mina Harigae, who led on Friday with Britain’s Georgia Hall, fell to twenty seventh after a 3rd card of 76, 4 over par, weighed down by 4 bogeys and a double bogey at the gap 16.
Georgia Hall downgraded her to eighth place, as a result of a really common 73 card on Saturday.
Finally the world No. 1 and American Olympic champion Nelly Korda, in the lead after the 1st day, can be in eighth place with a complete of 210, that’s to say six below the par, whereas the Open ends on Sunday.
Classification after the 3rd round (par 72):
1. Nanna Koerstz Madsen (DEN) 207 (70-69-68)
. Anna Nordqvist (SWE) 207 (71-71-65)
3. Lizette Salas (USA) 208 (69-69-70)
4. Sanna Nuutinen (FIN) 209 (70-71-68)
. Madelene Sagstroem (SWE) 209 (67-73-69)
. Alexis Thompson (USA) 209 (69-70-70)
. Louise Duncan (GBR) 209 (68-73-68)
8. Ariya Jutanugarn (THA) 210 (71-71-68)
. Georgia Hall (GBR) 210 (68-69-73)
. Sei-Young Kim (KOR) 210 (67-71-72)
. Brooke Henderson (CAN) 210 (71-69-70)
. Nelly Korda (USA) 210 (67-73-70)
. Moriya Jutanugarn (THA) 210 (72-67-71)
. Yealimi Noh (USA) 210 (70-69-71)
15. Ayaka Furue (JPN) 211 (74- 70-67)
. Leona Maguire (IRL) 211 (72-67-72)
. Su-Hyun Oh (AUS) 211 (71-69-71)