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ADELAIDE, Australia (February 18, 2017) --
Golfweek/AmateurGolf.com No. 2 Hye-Jin Choi will
begin the Australian Women's Open final round tied
for 16th place. On Saturday at Royal Adelaide, Choi
shot an even-par 73 that left her at 3-under and
seven shots off the lead of Lizette Salas.
In the third round Choi could never really get
going and she was forced to settle for a three birdie,
three bogey day. The birdies for Choi came on Nos.
3, 8 and 17.
Tze-Han Lin also made it through to the
after finishing the second round right on the even-
par cut line. Lin shot a third round 4-over 77 and she
will begin the final round tied for 63rd at 4-over. The
highlight of the day for Lin came when she birded
the 4th hole.
ROUND TWO RECAP
turned in her second consecutive under-par round
and at 3-under she has made the Australian
Women's Open cut.
During round two at Royal Adelaide Choi
followed up her first day 71 with a 1-under 72. Choi,
tied for 31st, birdied three times and bogeyed twice
on Friday. Her birdies came on the second, 11th and
Choi, one of seven amateurs in the field, has
spent the better part of 2017 successfully playing in
Australian amateur and professional events. Last
week Choi finished fifth at the Victoria Open and
prior to that she won the Australian Women's
Amateur while also finishing runner-up at the NSW
Also making the cut this week from the amateur
ranks was Tze-Han Lin with a 36-hole even-par tally.
Lin has combined rounds of 73-73 so far this week
and she will begin the weekend tied for 64th after
making the cut on the number.
Second Round Amateur Results:
Karis Davidson (T76; +1)
Alizza Hetherington (T123; +6)
Han-Hsuan Yu (T123; +6)
Jo-Hua Hung (T134; +8)
Lu Hsin Yu (T136; +10)
ROUND ONE RECAP
Hye-Jin Choi is 2-
under after the first round of the Australian Women's
Amateur and in a tie for 25th. Choi from South Korea
is six-strokes off the pace being set by Katherine
On Thursday at Royal Adelaide, Choi carded five
birdies and three bogeys. Through 14 holes Choi was
1 over before rallying late in the day with 15th, 17th
and 18th hole birdies.
First Round Amateur Results:
Karis Davidson (T41; -1)
Alizza Hetherington (T61; E)
Tze-Han Lin (T61; E)
Jo-Hua Hung (T111; +3)
Han-Hsuan Yu (T122; +4)
Lu Hsin Yu (T132; +5)
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