Azahara Muñoz rules in Scotland; Syme, in Wales

The Andalusian maintained the lead on the third day of the Ladies Scottish Open with -7. The Scotsman commands the Celtic Classic at -15, with Otaegui, the best Spaniard, seven strokes behind.


The Spanish Azahara Muñoz remains the solo leader of the Scottish Golf Open, which is being played in North Berwick, after the dispute on the third day, with a total of 206 strokes, one less than the American Stacy Lewis.

Muñoz continued with the good game he is showing in Scottish lands since the first day of Thursday. This Saturday he returned to sign a card of 69 strokes, two below par, the same as in the second day, one more than in the first. The Andalusian had a first part of an irregular route, where she added two bogeys and two birdies, while she was intoned in the second nine holes, by subtracting two shots to the course, without any failure.

Behind, the American Lewis remains the main threat, with whom she finished equal on Friday, but this Saturday she could only steal a hit to the field (70). On the final day, the American Jennifer Song also counts for the triumph, who remains third, after her 70 today. Then the former world number one is the New Zealand Lydia Ko, after signing a great card of 67 strokes (-4), which is equaled with the American Cheyenne Knight, both with 209 strokes (-4) .

The woman from Malaga, who has in her track record an LPGA Tour trophy, the 2012 Sybase Match Play Championship in New Jersey, is the only Spaniard who remains in competition.

Scotsman Syme, leader in Wales

Scotsman Connor Syme took the lead in the men's Celtic Classic after presenting a scorecard of 63 strokes (eight under par) on matchday three, relegating Friday's leader, Englishman Sam Horsfield, to second place. did 68.

Donostiarra Adrián Otaegui, twenty after covering his third round in 69, is the best-ranked Spaniard (205), with one shot less than Adri Arnaus, while Nacho Elvira is in 29th place with 207. The tournament, belonging to the European circuit golf is played at The Celtic Manor Resort in Newport (Wales, UK). Syme will face the last day with a stroke of advantage over Horsfield, second alone, and two over the Swede Sebastian Soderberg.

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