SAN FRANCISCO – Fans chanted her title all day at The Olympic Club. She’s 17 years previous and might be teeing it up tomorrow in the final grouping at the U.S. Women’s Open.
She’s the one and solely Megha Ganne – who didn’t simply smile when followers went loopy on Saturday, however inspired them to cheer louder.
“I’ve always imagined myself engaging with the fans like that just because when I was younger and watching events, I knew I would love it when I would see the pros just even look at the crowd or smile or do anything like that, so I really wanted to embody that today,” stated Ganne, following her third round.
Her favourite members in the crowd are the little ones. It reminds her that she was once that younger(er) woman wanting as much as the execs.
“Every single small girl I saw out there I waved to and I couldn’t help but smiling,” she stated. “They’re just so adorable and it’s crazy to think that they’re like here for me and want to watch me play.”
Ganne, who carded a 1-over 72 on Saturday, wanted to placed on a short-game clinic on her again 9 to stay in rivalry for the final round. “I just hit no greens, like, ever on the back nine,” Megha stated with amusing.
“It was really mentally a grind out there and I’ve never had to perform from such bad lies and situations, hole after hole, and still believe that I was going to do it again on the next hole. It was a lot, but I’m confident in how I’m playing.”
Believe. Dream. Achieve.
Megha is doing what each champion does greatest. She trusted in the elements of her recreation that had been on and didn’t get annoyed when pictures didn’t go her method.
“I know I didn’t have it [today], so I was, like, you have trust in your short game. And there were some putts I made that I normally just don’t make and I’m, like, your putting is kind of great right now, so just get it on whenever you can,” she stated.
Her placing isn’t simply nice, it’s unbelievable, as she drained a number of putts inside 10 toes to maintain her rating close to par for the day. She is at present sitting at 3 underneath and 4 pictures again of chief Lexi Thompson.
How is Ganne feeling about the round tomorrow? Her reply is epic.
“I’m already counting down the hours until I tee off again,” she stated.