Se-Young Kim continued her upward trend on the third day of the Maybank Championship on the Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour .Kim shot a 7-under 65 with seven birdies and no bogeys in the third round at the par-72 Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in Malaysia on Monday. Her 15-under-par 201 total puts her in fourth place. She is three strokes behind leader Rose Chang (USA) at 18-under 198. For the third straight day, Kim maintained her momentum from a first-round tie for 22nd (3-under 69) to a second-round tie for eighth (8-under 136).Kim, who has 12 career LPGA Tour victories, including one major, has not won in nearly three years, ending with the Pelican Championship in November 2020.
Her best finish this year was a tie for third at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship in September. Ko had six birdies and three bogeys to sit in a tie for 21st place at 8-under par 208.Kim, who was tied for sixth the day before, lost two strokes on the day with one birdie and three bogeys to slip to a tie for 28th (7-under 209) with Hye Jin Choi. Rose Chang had eight birdies against one bogey on the day to move into the lead over Jasmine Suwanapura (Thailand). Suvarnapura 스포츠토토존 is tied for second place (17-under 199) with Ataya Thititjerin (THA).