LPGA Tour

Cambia Portland Classic 2018

August 30 - September 02

Columbia Edgewater Country Club, Portland, Oregon

$1,300,000

August 30 - September 02

Columbia Edgewater Country Club, Portland, Oregon

$1,300,000

Round 3

Georgia Hall holds on to lead heading into final day

September 01, 2018

Britain's Georgia Hall birdied two of the last three holes to seize a two-stroke lead over Australia's Minjee Lee after Saturday's third round of the LPGA Portland Classic.

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The 22-year-old from England, who won her first major title at last month's Women's British Open, recovered from an opening bogey to fire a three-under par 69 at Columbia Edgewater Country Club.

That put LPGA rookie Hall on 18-under 198 after 54 holes with Lee, who stumbled with a bogey at the par-4 17th, on 200 and American Marina Alex a distant third on 204.

No other rival was within eight shots of Hall, who began the day with a three-stroke lead and played a stalwart round as rivals faded.

"I didn't start amazing, but the pin positions were probably the toughest the week so far, and the wind got up a bit, so yeah, I'm happy," Hall said. "I've got a two-shot lead. There's still a lot of golf to play, but looking forward to tomorrow."

Hall had back-to-back birdies at the par-5 fifth and par-4 sixth and again at the par-3 16th and 17, then sank a testy four-footer for par at 18 after a lip-out for birdie.

"You know, 16 and 17 are tough holes, especially with both pin positions, so I was very happy to hole some putts that I didn't really hole much," Hall said.

Lee sandwiched two birdies around a bogey in the first three holes, then torched three par-5 holes -- the fifth, seventh and 10th -- for birdies and added another at 11 before falling two off the pace with her late stumble.

After a poor drive left her behind a tree root at 19, Lee admitted share was scared she would hit the root on her second shot. She pitched out and saved a bogey.

Lee hopes for a fast start Sunday in what could become a one-on-one duel for the title in the final pairing.

"There are a lot of opportunities out here, so whenever I get a chance, I'll try and take advantage," Lee said.

"I don't know where the pin placements are going to be, and if they're tucked they're really hard to get to, especially if you're not in the fairway. Then you really have to take your medicine and just play to the middle of the green."

Canada's Brooke Henderson, coming off a Canadian Open title, fired a 74 after three bogeys in a row from the 14th to 16th holes, falling 11 shots behind Hall.

Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
1
Georgia Hall
-18
66
63
69
198
2
Minjee Lee
-16
64
68
68
200
3
Marina Alex
-12
62
71
71
204
T4
Brittany Marchand
-10
69
67
70
206
T4
Ayako Uehara
-10
68
68
70
206
T6
Chella Choi
-7
70
71
68
209
T6
Jaye Marie Green
-7
67
73
69
209
T6
Mirim Lee
-7
70
69
70
209
T6
Beatriz Recari
-7
68
68
73
209
T6
Brooke M. Henderson
-7
64
71
74
209
T6
Megan Khang
-7
68
65
76
209
T12
Anne-Catherine Tanguay
-6
72
71
67
210
T12
Benyapa Niphatsophon
-6
69
74
67
210
T12
Mariajo Uribe
-6
69
71
70
210
T12
Gaby Lopez
-6
68
71
71
210
T12
Katherine Perry
-6
66
73
71
210
T12
Brittany Lincicome
-6
67
71
72
210
T12
Robynn Ree
-6
65
72
73
210
T12
Angela Stanford
-6
67
69
74
210
T20
Kris Tamulis
-5
72
70
69
211
T20
Ryann O'Toole
-5
71
71
69
211
T20
Jane Park
-5
69
72
70
211
T20
Lexi Thompson
-5
68
73
70
211
T20
Inbee Park
-5
69
70
72
211
T20
Charley Hull
-5
68
69
74
211
T26
Lauren Kim
-4
73
69
70
212
T26
Catriona Matthew
-4
71
71
70
212
T26
Daniela Darquea
-4
71
71
70
212
T26
Jacqui Concolino
-4
68
72
72
212
T26
Amy Olson
-4
68
72
72
212
T26
Daniela Iacobelli
-4
69
70
73
212
T26
Christina Kim
-4
69
69
74
212
T26
Anna Nordqvist
-4
67
70
75
212
T26
Su Oh
-4
66
69
77
212
T35
Maria Torres
-3
70
73
70
213
T35
Gemma Dryburgh
-3
73
68
72
213
T35
Dani Holmqvist
-3
72
69
72
213
T35
Lee-Anne Pace
-3
70
71
72
213
T35
Katherine Kirk
-3
70
71
72
213
T35
Mo Martin
-3
69
72
72
213
T35
So Yeon Ryu
-3
71
68
74
213
T35
Jodi Ewart Shadoff
-3
70
69
74
213
T43
In Gee Chun
-2
71
72
71
214
T43
Brittany Altomare
-2
71
72
71
214
T43
Candie Kung
-2
71
70
73
214
T43
Amy Yang
-2
70
71
73
214
T43
Rebecca Artis
-2
70
71
73
214
T43
Celine Boutier
-2
69
72
73
214
T43
Mariah Stackhouse
-2
67
72
75
214
T50
Wei-Ling Hsu
-1
71
72
72
215
T50
Pernilla Lindberg
-1
71
71
73
215
T50
Tiffany Chan
-1
68
74
73
215
T50
Pornanong Phatlum
-1
68
74
73
215
T50
Katelyn Sepmoree
-1
72
69
74
215
T50
Shanshan Feng
-1
72
69
74
215
T50
Ally McDonald
-1
67
73
75
215
T50
Mi Hyang Lee
-1
67
71
77
215
T58
Sakura Yokomine
E
75
68
73
216
T58
Alison Lee
E
73
69
74
216
T58
Lindy Duncan
E
69
73
74
216
T58
Mi Jung Hur
E
71
70
75
216
T58
Yu Liu
E
71
70
75
216
T58
Camilla Lennarth
E
68
73
75
216
T58
Cydney Clanton
E
70
70
76
216
T65
Brianna Do
1
71
72
74
217
T65
Dori Carter
1
72
70
75
217
T65
Min Lee
1
70
72
75
217
T65
Peiyun Chien
1
69
73
75
217
T69
Becky Morgan
2
70
73
75
218
T69
Katie Burnett
2
70
71
77
218
T69
P.K. Kongkraphan
2
71
69
78
218
T69
Sandra Changkija
2
69
70
79
218
T73
Nanna Koerstz Madsen
3
73
70
76
219
T73
Lauren Coughlin
3
71
71
77
219
T73
Thidapa Suwannapura
3
71
71
77
219
T73
Jennifer Hahn
3
69
73
77
219
77
Jing Yan
5
70
73
78
221
CUT
Morgan Pressel
E
74
70
CUT
Sandra Gal
E
73
71
CUT
Emma Talley
E
73
71
CUT
Olafia Kristinsdottir
E
72
72
CUT
Brittany Lang
E
72
72
CUT
Jackie Stoelting
E
72
72
CUT
Cheyenne Woods
E
72
72
CUT
Danielle Kang
E
71
73
CUT
Lizette Salas
E
71
73
CUT
Amelia Lewis
E
70
74
CUT
Alison Walshe
E
70
74
CUT
Kassidy Teare
E
69
75
CUT
Sei Young Kim
1
73
72
CUT
Azahara Munoz
1
73
72
CUT
Ashleigh Buhai
1
72
73
CUT
Caroline Hedwall
1
72
73
CUT
Kelly Shon
1
72
73
CUT
Kelly Tan
1
72
73
CUT
Wichanee Meechai
1
71
74
CUT
Sarah Jane Smith
1
71
74
CUT
Juli Inkster
1
70
75
CUT
Kim Kaufman
1
70
75
CUT
Aditi Ashok
1
69
76
CUT
Austin Ernst
1
69
76
CUT
Hannah Green
1
69
76
CUT
Mina Harigae
1
68
77
CUT
Natalie Gulbis
2
73
73
CUT
Mel Reid
2
71
75
CUT
Julieta Granada
2
70
76
CUT
Brittany Benvenuto
2
69
77
CUT
Sophia Popov
2
69
77
CUT
Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras
3
77
70
CUT
Holly Clyburn
3
71
76
CUT
Luna Sobron
4
75
73
CUT
Katelyn Dambaugh
4
74
74
CUT
Olivia Benzin (a)
4
73
75
CUT
Madeleine Sheils
4
73
75
CUT
Alena Sharp
4
72
76
CUT
Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong
4
71
77
CUT
Perrine Delacour
4
70
78
CUT
Nicole Broch Larsen
5
78
71
CUT
Beth Allen
5
76
73
CUT
AJ Newell
5
75
74
CUT
Xiyu Lin
5
73
76
CUT
Paula Reto
5
73
76
CUT
Emily Pedersen
5
72
77
CUT
Lee Lopez
5
70
79
CUT
Haeji Kang
6
77
73
CUT
Tiffany Joh
6
76
74
CUT
Gigi Stoll (a)
6
76
74
CUT
Laetitia Beck
6
73
77
CUT
Allison Emrey
6
72
78
CUT
Karen Stupples
6
71
79
CUT
Martina Edberg
7
76
75
CUT
Simin Feng
7
75
76
CUT
Maddie McCrary
7
75
76
CUT
Samantha Troyanovich
7
73
78
CUT
Cindy LaCrosse
8
79
73
CUT
Lorie Kane
8
76
76
CUT
Leticia Ras-Anderica
9
78
75
CUT
Jessy Tang
11
73
82
CUT
Sydnee Michaels
14
81
77
CUT
Emily Tubert
14
78
80
CUT
Amy Simanton
15
79
80
CUT
Maude-Aimee Leblanc
15
78
81
WD
Erynne Lee
82
Pos.
Player
To Par
Total
1
Georgia Hall
-18
198
2
Minjee Lee
-16
200
3
Marina Alex
-12
204
T4
Brittany Marchand
-10
206
T4
Ayako Uehara
-10
206
T6
Chella Choi
-7
209
T6
Jaye Marie Green
-7
209
T6
Mirim Lee
-7
209
T6
Beatriz Recari
-7
209
T6
Brooke M. Henderson
-7
209
T6
Megan Khang
-7
209
T12
Anne-Catherine Tanguay
-6
210
T12
Benyapa Niphatsophon
-6
210
T12
Mariajo Uribe
-6
210
T12
Gaby Lopez
-6
210
T12
Katherine Perry
-6
210
T12
Brittany Lincicome
-6
210
T12
Robynn Ree
-6
210
T12
Angela Stanford
-6
210
T20
Kris Tamulis
-5
211
T20
Ryann O'Toole
-5
211
T20
Jane Park
-5
211
T20
Lexi Thompson
-5
211
T20
Inbee Park
-5
211
T20
Charley Hull
-5
211
T26
Lauren Kim
-4
212
T26
Catriona Matthew
-4
212
T26
Daniela Darquea
-4
212
T26
Jacqui Concolino
-4
212
T26
Amy Olson
-4
212
T26
Daniela Iacobelli
-4
212
T26
Christina Kim
-4
212
T26
Anna Nordqvist
-4
212
T26
Su Oh
-4
212
T35
Maria Torres
-3
213
T35
Gemma Dryburgh
-3
213
T35
Dani Holmqvist
-3
213
T35
Lee-Anne Pace
-3
213
T35
Katherine Kirk
-3
213
T35
Mo Martin
-3
213
T35
So Yeon Ryu
-3
213
T35
Jodi Ewart Shadoff
-3
213
T43
In Gee Chun
-2
214
T43
Brittany Altomare
-2
214
T43
Candie Kung
-2
214
T43
Amy Yang
-2
214
T43
Rebecca Artis
-2
214
T43
Celine Boutier
-2
214
T43
Mariah Stackhouse
-2
214
T50
Wei-Ling Hsu
-1
215
T50
Pernilla Lindberg
-1
215
T50
Tiffany Chan
-1
215
T50
Pornanong Phatlum
-1
215
T50
Katelyn Sepmoree
-1
215
T50
Shanshan Feng
-1
215
T50
Ally McDonald
-1
215
T50
Mi Hyang Lee
-1
215
T58
Sakura Yokomine
E
216
T58
Alison Lee
E
216
T58
Lindy Duncan
E
216
T58
Mi Jung Hur
E
216
T58
Yu Liu
E
216
T58
Camilla Lennarth
E
216
T58
Cydney Clanton
E
216
T65
Brianna Do
1
217
T65
Dori Carter
1
217
T65
Min Lee
1
217
T65
Peiyun Chien
1
217
T69
Becky Morgan
2
218
T69
Katie Burnett
2
218
T69
P.K. Kongkraphan
2
218
T69
Sandra Changkija
2
218
T73
Nanna Koerstz Madsen
3
219
T73
Lauren Coughlin
3
219
T73
Thidapa Suwannapura
3
219
T73
Jennifer Hahn
3
219
77
Jing Yan
5
221
CUT
Morgan Pressel
E
CUT
Sandra Gal
E
CUT
Emma Talley
E
CUT
Olafia Kristinsdottir
E
CUT
Brittany Lang
E
CUT
Jackie Stoelting
E
CUT
Cheyenne Woods
E
CUT
Danielle Kang
E
CUT
Lizette Salas
E
CUT
Amelia Lewis
E
CUT
Alison Walshe
E
CUT
Kassidy Teare
E
CUT
Sei Young Kim
1
CUT
Azahara Munoz
1
CUT
Ashleigh Buhai
1
CUT
Caroline Hedwall
1
CUT
Kelly Shon
1
CUT
Kelly Tan
1
CUT
Wichanee Meechai
1
CUT
Sarah Jane Smith
1
CUT
Juli Inkster
1
CUT
Kim Kaufman
1
CUT
Aditi Ashok
1
CUT
Austin Ernst
1
CUT
Hannah Green
1
CUT
Mina Harigae
1
CUT
Natalie Gulbis
2
CUT
Mel Reid
2
CUT
Julieta Granada
2
CUT
Brittany Benvenuto
2
CUT
Sophia Popov
2
CUT
Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras
3
CUT
Holly Clyburn
3
CUT
Luna Sobron
4
CUT
Katelyn Dambaugh
4
CUT
Olivia Benzin (a)
4
CUT
Madeleine Sheils
4
CUT
Alena Sharp
4
CUT
Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong
4
CUT
Perrine Delacour
4
CUT
Nicole Broch Larsen
5
CUT
Beth Allen
5
CUT
AJ Newell
5
CUT
Xiyu Lin
5
CUT
Paula Reto
5
CUT
Emily Pedersen
5
CUT
Lee Lopez
5
CUT
Haeji Kang
6
CUT
Tiffany Joh
6
CUT
Gigi Stoll (a)
6
CUT
Laetitia Beck
6
CUT
Allison Emrey
6
CUT
Karen Stupples
6
CUT
Martina Edberg
7
CUT
Simin Feng
7
CUT
Maddie McCrary
7
CUT
Samantha Troyanovich
7
CUT
Cindy LaCrosse
8
CUT
Lorie Kane
8
CUT
Leticia Ras-Anderica
9
CUT
Jessy Tang
11
CUT
Sydnee Michaels
14
CUT
Emily Tubert
14
CUT
Amy Simanton
15
CUT
Maude-Aimee Leblanc
15
WD
Erynne Lee