TEXAS Round of two LPGA Tour VOA Classic events saw Alena Sharp, Britanny Altomare and Cheyenne Knight share the top spot at -9.
Before the penultimate round, the T1 team, including Sharp, Altomare and Knight, had a gap of one lead behind their opponent right behind – Stephanie Meadow. All three golfers have never had a cup on LPGA Tour.
Sharp’s 65-point scorecard is the best of the day. Without the bogey at the bottom, solitary occupy the top of the board after completing 18 holes with 5 birdies and an eagle. Go to the green according to the standard (GIR) in 10 of 18 holes, but in return, Sharp reached an average tee-off distance of 285 yards, won the fairway in 12 of the 13 holes and only putted 23 times. Having been a LPGA Tour rookie since 2005, Sharp has only finished 13 times in the top 10 final with a career bonus of nearly 2.5 million USD and currently ranks 130 in the world.
Despite taking the top spot after the opening 63 rounds, Meadow fell to fourth with even par on the second day of competition. She kicks an average of 245 yards with 100% accuracy, but the GIR is only 10 in 18 holes and takes up to 28 putt. At the top stage, Meadow hit the entire fairway of the course with an average tee-off distance of 270 yards, GIR at 15 of 18 holes and putt 26 times.
Sharing the fifth position at -7 are Jaye Marie Green and Katherine Per. Facing the T7 group of 5 people with a score of -6 with a golfer who holds the 10th position in the world Ariya Jutanugarn.
By the end of the second round, the top 10 on the VOA Classic chart leads the way out of Korean golfers, the country that dominates LPGA Tour and Rolex Ranking. The tough players like Lee6 Jeongeun (third in the world), Park Inbee, Kim Sei Young, Chun In Gee are all in the T12 group at -5 while defending champion Park Sung Hyun – 2nd in the world – in T31 group (score -2).