|LPGA Tour – Women’s Australian Open third round leaderboard (Royal Adelaide GC)|
|-15 Park (Kor); –12 Cho (Kor); -11 Alex (US); -10 Delacour (Fra), Boutier (Fra)|
|Selected others: -7 Meadow (NI); -6 Ewart Shadoff (Eng); -2 Reid (Eng); +1 Heath (Eng)|
England’s Jodi Ewart Shadoff saw hopes at the Australian Open fade as a nightmare third round dropped her nine shots behind leader Inbee Park.
The 32-year-old, tied for the overnight lead in Adelaide, hit a double bogey at the third hole on the way to a four-over-par round of 77, and ended in a tie for 22nd place on six under.
South Korea’s seven-time major winner Park, 31, is on 15 under after a 68.
Her teenage compatriot Ayean Cho is three shots back in second.
Northern Ireland’s Stephanie Meadow is tied for 14th place on seven under.
Article courtesy of BBC Sport