Monday September 10, 2012
Paula on verge of joining cream of the crop again
WILLIAMSBURG (Virginia): Paula Creamer had six birdies in a six-under 65 on Saturday to seize a two-shot lead over former world No. 1 Shin Jiyai after three rounds of the LPGAís Kingsmill Champion≠ship.
Creamer had a 54-hole total of 16-under 197 while overnight leader Jiyai, of South Korea, carded a 69 for 199. Dewi Claire Schreefel of Holland carded a 69 for a share of third on 12-under 201 alongside American Danielle Kang, who shot 70.
Sunday will see both Creamer and Jiyai trying to get back to the LPGA winnerís circle for the first time since 2010.
Creamer will be seeking a 10th career title on the LPGA Tour and her first since the 2010 US Womenís Open. That tournament also marked the last time she took the lead into the final round.
ďI canít get too far ahead of myself,Ē Creamer said. ďItís all about confidence and right now I have a great swing thought and Iím just going to try and keep it going.Ē ó AFP