So Yeon Ryu (Friday PM Flash)


By USGA
July 9, 2011

Q.  Nice playing.  Really good second round.  Could you take me through the second round? 

SO YEON RYU:  Oh, second round shot is really perfect, but in the back nine I couldn't concentration in the ball because I'm really tired.

So I a little bit upset, but if I keep going, I can do it.  I can do that tomorrow, yeah.

Q.  What's your plan heading into the weekend?  

SO YEON RYU:  I play in KLPGA, but sometimes I play LPGA major tournament.  But my best round is 23rd, so I want to play top 10, yeah.

Q.  What part of your game has been good?  2‑under today.  What was working for you? 

SO YEON RYU:  I think front nine my putting is really good, but back nine my shot is really fantastic but putt a little bit not great.

I think tee shot is really important, yeah.

Q.  Can you take me through how a long day like this, how it affects your game? 

SO YEON RYU:  Today I hit 36 hole.  It's really tough.  But lot of gallery cheer for me, so I could more concentration the ball, yeah.

Q.  When was the last time you played 36 holes? 

SO YEON RYU:  Maybe two years ago.  Maybe, yeah.

Q.  Tell me about the conditions of the golf course.  

SO YEON RYU:  Ah, I think the fairway is not too hard, because last year Oakmont is really hard.  But the green is really hard, yeah.  A lot of break and little mountain break is really hard, yeah.

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