By Tony Webeck
Emerging Sydney star Grace Kim will enter the final round of the Firekeepers Casino Hotel Championship just two strokes off the lead as she seeks to lock up promotion to the LPGA Tour in 2023.
Currently third on the Epson Tour order of merit, Kim is close to wrapping up one of the 10 cards handed out at season’s end, a goal that will only be enhanced by strong finish at Battle Creek Country Club in Michigan.
Following on from a round of three-under 69 on day one, Kim went out in three-under after starting her second round from the 10th tee.
Birdies at the first and fourth holes got the 21-year-old to five-under on her round, a bogey at the par-4 sixth her only slip-up in a round of four-under 68.
She will begin the final round in a share of fifth at seven-under, two shots back of Americans Rachel Rohanna (65) and Gina Kim (67).
Robyn Choi (69) and Sarah Jane Smith…