*All tee times are local
Cristie Kerr (-4) and Jeongeun6 Lee (-5)
1:52 p.m. - 1st Tee
Cristie Kerr, the 2007 champion, enters the final round of the season’s third major five-strokes back of the lead and is paired with KLPGA member Jeongeun6 Lee, who sits four-stokes back. Kerr shot her 16th sub-par round in the U.S. Women’s Open which trails only Inbee Park and Stacy Lewis with 17. The duo will need to go low to close the gap on Sunday as they chase a major title.
So Yeon Ryu (-5) and Mirim Lee (-5)
2:03 p.m. – 1st Tee
World number one So Yeon Ryu, already a major winner in 2017, sits at the top of the leaderboard. The ANA Inspiration champion enters the final round in a share of fifth and is playing alongside three-time LPGA Tour winner Mirim Lee. Ryu, the only two-time winner this season sits four-strokes back of the lead heading into the final round.
Lee with a bogey-free, 67, sits four-strokes back of the lead and in contention at the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open Conducted by the USGA. She has experience at the top in major championship play so don’t count her out on posting another low score for a come from behind victory.
Sung Hyun Park (-6) and Amy Yang (-8)
2:14 p.m. – 1st Tee
Current Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year leader, Sung Hyun Park, posted a 6-under 30 on the back-nine in Saturday’s round, which ties the lowest nine-hole score in relation to par in the U.S. Women’s Open, it is the seventh in tournament history. Park is paired with LPGA Tour veteran Amy Yang.
This is the fourth consecutive year that Yang has been in the top 4 through 54 holes in the U.S. Women’s Open, finishing in a tie for fourth last year at CordeValle. She enters the final round of the season’s third major one-stroke back of the lead entering the final round as she chases her first major title.
Hye-Jin Choi (-8) and Shanshan Feng (-9)
2:25 p.m. – 1st Tee
Hye-Jin Choi’s 8-under 208 is the lowest 54-hole total by an amateur in U.S. Women’s Open history. She sits tied for second place through three rounds and will attempt to become the second amateur to win the championship since Catherine Lacoste won in 1967. Choi will play alongside seven-time LPGA Tour winner Shanshan Feng in the final round.
Feng has led after each of the first three rounds, and with a win, she would become the first player from The People’s Republic of China. Already a winner on Tour this season, Feng will approach the final round much the same as the first three and control what she can, focus on her swing and do the right things.