Saturday, February 8, 2014

Cheyenne Woods Your 36-Hole Co-Leader and 54-Hole Leader on the LET Down Under!

Cheyenne Woods has gone 69-67-71 in the 1st 3 rounds of the Volvik RACV Ladies Masters to take a 1-shot lead on 2nd-round co-leader Stacy Lee Bregman, a 2-shot lead on amateur sensation Minjee Lee, and a 3-shot lead on Trish Johnson and Camilla Lennarth into the final round.

In a crazy week during which Karrie Webb got DQed after the 2nd round, former world #1 and recent TLPGA winner Ya Ni Tseng is hanging with LET standouts Lee-Anne Pace and Melissa Reid 12 shots off the pace, other 2014 winners like Jessica Korda (-4), Joanna Klatten (-4), and Mi Hyang Lee (-1) are tiny dots in Woods's rear-view mirror, expected contenders like Gwladys Nocera (-4), Caroline Hedwall (-2), and Chella Choi (-1) are also back in the pack, and other much-heralded young golfers like Minsun Kim (-6), Xi Yu Lin (-5), Charley Hull (-4), and Kyu-Jung Baek (-3) are hardly any closer to the lead, Woods has been a birdie machine, making 17 of them already this week, with 7 coming in a roller-coaster round today.  Oh yeah, and she eagled the long par-4 1st hole yesterday, too.  Could this be her week to break through for her 1st professional victory?

Given that 63s have been the final-round winning scores the last 2 ALPG events, this is no time to be handing Woods the trophy.  But wouldn't it be cool if she grabbed it tomorrow?

1 comment:

DaveAndrews said...

A win today (tomorrow down there) would probably guarantee her the maximum number of sponsor invitations into LPGA events this year, if she hasn't got them already. She has one for next week's Aussie Open but would get in with a victory in this one also.