Jun
13
2009
Irene Cho Fires Career-Low at the LPGA Championship
By Stephanie Wei under General

With play suspended at the LPGA Championship, the leaders are still waiting to complete their third rounds.

But the real story of the day is Irene Cho, who fired 7-under-par 65, the lowest round of her professional career. She even bogeyed the final hole; nonetheless, a fine score! And what better time to shoot your career low than at a major?

Via text, Irene said:

I’m just trying to stay patient, taking it one shot at a time, and just always keeping a positive attitude. A little bit of both [ballstriking and putting] was working for me…and some help from the golf gods.

Although there are two dozen players yet to finish their round, it looks like she will have the low-round of the day. She is currently T-11 and  4-under-par for the tournament. Those atop the leaderboard and tied with her have yet to finish their rounds. But we might see some of them coming in with higher scores due to the the poor weather conditions this afternoon. So, she has a good chance to move up going into the final day.

Best of luck tomorrow, Irene!

UPDATE: Play has just resumed. In related news, Suzann Pettersen has withdrawn. She explains here and here.