Chevron Championship: Georgia Corridor says ‘exhausting work is paying off’ amid wonderful kind forward of first main | Golf Information

Georgia Corridor is trying to finish her five-year anticipate a second main title after successful the British Open in 2018; watch the Chevron Championship dwell on Sky Sports activities Golf from 4pm on Thursday

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Hall has four top-10 finishes in five LPGA Tour events so far this season

Corridor has 4 top-10 finishes in 5 LPGA Tour occasions thus far this season

Georgia Corridor insists her exhausting work is starting to pay dividends as she enters the primary girls’s main of the 12 months as one of many world’s in-form gamers. 

The world No 10 at the moment sits high of the LPGA season rankings because of 4 top-10 finishes thus far this 12 months, together with a tie for sixth eventually week’s LOTTE Championship.

Corridor received her final and solely main so far on the 2018 British Open, however arrives on the Chevron Championship effectively positioned to contend for a second crown.

“I do not suppose I’ve a weak spot in my recreation in any respect, and I believe that is partially why I have been very constant,” she mentioned on Tuesday. “I believe my mentality is the strongest a part of my recreation, and that is the important thing to why I play effectively.

“However yeah, I believe it is only a mixture of the final 12 months or two of exhausting work and stepping it up one other degree, and now it is simply coming all collectively very properly, and I am glad the exhausting work is paying off.”

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Solely Nelly Korda (99) has extra birdies than Corridor (91) thus far in 2023, whereas the Brit (2.480) additionally sits second solely to Ruoning Yin (2.710) in strokes gained per spherical.

The 27-year-old has credited a refined method to her placing as one issue behind her improved consistency.

“Yeah, I believe I’ve learnt lots about my golf swing over the previous couple of years and what I am doing after I’m enjoying effectively and interested by that,” she defined. “I do know it is foolish however I do not actually use many drills after I putt. I type of simply would putt round and never suppose a lot. Now I’ve obtained like this nice placing mat that I take advantage of, and it simply permits me to appropriate my stroke each time I come to a brand new week. It makes me have slightly bit extra confidence with my placing.

“New putter this 12 months. I’ve had the outdated putter for perhaps eight years, and I’ve modified, and I believe I have been placing fairly effectively with that thus far this 12 months. I believe that is one of many strongest elements of my recreation thus far.”

Corridor has already recorded two second-placed LPGA Tour finishes thus far on the 12 months, admitting she has by no means felt higher.

“I imply, it is the very best – factually – I have been enjoying,” she continued. “I am No 1 on the Cash Listing and the Race to CME. I’ve by no means been this comfy. I believe earlier than a significant I’ve most likely felt just like AIG Girls’s Open simply because that is the place I am from and I’ve my help there, and I really feel very comfy enjoying that occasion.

“Yeah, only a little bit of each, however within the US, I believe it is positively essentially the most comfy that I’ve felt.”

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