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Gina Kim
Kim Remains in Top Three at Canadian Women's Amateur
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 07/26/2018
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VANCOUVER, B.C. – Following two straight rounds in the 60s to open the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship, Duke University women’s golf rookie Gina Kim carded an even-par, 71, in the third round and remains in the top three with 18 holes remaining at the Marine Drive Golf Club in Vancouver, British Columbia.

A native of Chapel Hill, N.C., Kim opened her round Thursday with three straight pars and then moved her overall ledger to eight-under-par with a birdie on No. 4. She added another birdie on No. 8 to get to nine-under and sole possession of the lead. Kim suffered back-to-back birdies on No. 9 and No. 10 to drop back to even par for the day. She added another bogey on No. 15, but closed with a birdie on No. 17 to finish the day at even par.

With a five-under-par, 66, Thursday, Dylan Kim moved into sole possession of the individual lead at 12-under-par. Yealimi Noh is second at 11-under, while Kim is third with a seven-under, 206.

Only 13 golfers enter the final round featuring under par ledgers.

The winner of the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship will earn an exemption into the CP Women's Open from Aug. 20-26 at the Wascana Country Club in Regina, Sask.

Designed in 1922 by the late Arthur Vernon Macan, Marine Drive has been home to many champions. The 6,300 yard, par 71 course is known for its difficulty and has continued to provide an exceptional test of golf.