Inaugural Australian WPGA Championship, Royal Queensland GC, 13-16 Jan 2022
Day Three: Su Oh leads into final round
Su Oh is zeroing in on her first tournament win in seven years after a fine 68 on Saturday set the pace in the Fortinet WPGA at Royal Queensland.
The 25-year-old rediscovered her touch with five birdies to regain the lead after a ragged second round of 72 had left the Victorian playing catch-up.
Oh (66-72-68) was still surprised to find herself with a two-shot lead because a lack of leaderboards and in circumstances where playing in a different group to her two closest challengers made keeping track difficult. Read more
The concurrently held Fortinet Australian PGA and WPGA Championships have been considered a great success by all. Yet the mixed groups of men and women have created some confusion among those trying to win the inaugural Karrie Webb Cup.
“No, I didn’t know that,” Oh said when asked if she knew she was leading the tournament after signing for her three-under 68 to lead Grace Kim and Sarah Jane Smith by two shots with 18 holes to play.
Early in the week, the mixed groups offered a unique atmosphere welcomed by all and sundry, but a lack of leaderboards meant Oh, Kim and Smith were playing somewhat blind. Read more