Celine Boutier (FRA) has boosted her chances of winning a second straight U.S. Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour event in Europe.Boutier carded eight birdies and two bogeys for a 6-under 66 on the third day of the LPGA Tour’s Freddie Mac Scottish Women’s Open ($2 million purse) at Dundonald Links (par-72, 6,494 yards) in Ayrshire, Scotland, England, on Friday. With a three-day total of 13-under-par 203, Boutier took sole possession of first place by three strokes over second-place finishers Patti Thawatanakit (THA) and Maya Stark (SWE).Boutier is coming off a victory last week at the Evian Championship in France.If he wins this week, he will move the event to England and repeat as champion. Boutier has four career victories on the LPGA Tour, including two this 스포츠토토존 year. If she wins this week’s event, she will become the first player to win back-to-back events immediately following the Evian Championship. She would also become the 14th player in history to win back-to-back tournaments immediately following a major championship, the last being Eriya Jutanukarn (THA) in 2016 when she won the British Women’s Open and Canadian Women’s Open. Boutier will also be looking to record her first three wins of the season. South Korea’s Hyo Joo Kim finished the third round in a tie for ninth place after shooting a 6-under par 210.She is seven strokes behind leader Boutier, a gap that will be difficult to overcome on the final day. Kim Arim and Im Hyang are tied for 13th at 5-under par 211.

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