COQUITLAM, B.C. — Two-time champion Lydia Ko bogeyed the final hole for a 3-under 69 to fall into a tie with Candie Kung for the third-round lead Saturday in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open.
After going 46 holes without a bogey, the 18-year-old Ko hit her approach on the par-4 18th near the face of right-side bunker, blasted out to 10 feet and missed the putt.
Kung, the second-round leader after tying the Vancouver Golf Club record with a 64, had a 71 to match Ko at 12-under 204. Alison Lee was third at 10 under after a 66.
Ko won in 2012 at Vancouver Golf Club at 15 years, 4 months to become the LPGA Tour's youngest winner and fifth amateur champion. The New Zealander successfully defended her title in 2013 as an amateur in Edmonton, Alberta. She has two victories this year.
The 34-year-old Kung, from Taiwan, won the last of her LPGA Tour titles in 2008.
The Associated Press