Paula Creamer and Beatriz Recari both shot rounds of 4-under 67 in the third round of the Marathon Classic to share the lead at 12-under heading into Sundayâ??s final round at Highland Meadows Golf Club.
Creamer and Recari have a three-shot lead over Lexi Thompson, Jacqui Concolino, and Chie Arimura who are tied for third place at 9-under par. Jodi Ewart Shadoff started off hot in the third round after she birdied four holes on the front nine, but the back nine gave her some trouble. Ewart Shadoff now sits at 8-under and is in a three-way tie for sixth with Jennifer Johnson and Chella Choi.
The defending champion So Yeon Ryu struggled a little in round three. Ryu finished 2-under and is tied for 11th. Rolex Rankings No. 1 Inbee Park also had a tough time and finished with a 2-over 73 in the third round. Sheâ??s eight shots off the lead at 4-under par in a T23. Stacy Lewis got some momentum in round three and finished with a 2-under 69 but is ten shots back of the lead.