Inaugural Australian WPGA Championship, Day 3: Su Oh leads into final

16-Jan-2022

Inaugural Australian WPGA Championship, Royal Queensland GC, 13-16 Jan 2022


Day Three: Su Oh leads into final round 

From PGA Australia, by Jim Tucker:

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

From Golf Australia, by Jimmy Emanuel:

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

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Gallery, Day Three - From Jimmy Emmanuel 

The Royal Queensland Golf Club

WPGA Championship Leaderboard


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