Yujeong Son of Norman, Oklahoma, and Angelina Ye of Bradenton, Florida, enter the final round tied for the lead at 2-under-par 142. The pair competed on opposite teams at the 2017 Wyndham Cup, Son for the West and Ye for the East. They enter the final round one stroke in front of Amari Avery of Riverside, California.
On Thursday, the field will be competing for an LPGA Tour exemption into the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship in October. The LPGA Tour event will be held October 19-22 in Taipei, Taiwan. The champion will receive the exemption at the Awards Ceremony following play.
The last time the Swinging Skirts AJGA Invitational was at Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, Nelly Korda carded five birdies and an eagle during the final round to shoot a 4-under-par 68 and finish off a four-stroke victory. Korda is in contention for LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year this year with three top-10s.