So Yeon Ryu (Flash)

July 7, 2012

SO YEON RYU:  It's a really tough day.

Q.  Let's just talk about how tough it was out there today.

SO YEON RYU:  Actually, I think it was really hard to control the speed at the green.  And even the green speed was even more fast and firm.  So it was really tough on the green.  Especially on 10 I missed the left side.  And I made a double‑bogey and on hole 11 I made a bogey.  On hole 12 I hit the shank, something like this.

My mind is almost crazy.  So it's really hard to keep concentration.  But the last four holes I made three birdies, so I am really proud of myself.  And today is still my goal is to enjoy my game and don't thinking about result and thinking about the hole by hole.  [Check audio].

Q.  You said your mind is all over the place.  Any specific reason?

SO YEON RYU:  No, always the U.S. Open make me crazy.  That's the problem.  This is really challenging course, but it's fun.  I think this is really great moment for me.

Q.  Was the wind affecting you at all today?  The wind is a lot heavier than it was earlier.

SO YEON RYU:  Yes, actually, that's true.  Especially the hole 3rd was really, really tough.  Everybody the same conditions.  I just accepted it.  I just want to keep focusing on my shot.  But today my driver was pretty great, except the 10th tee.

Anyway, now I could trust myself.  Anyway, my goal is trust myself and enjoy this round.

Q.  You go into the fourth round tomorrow knowing that you did it last year.  Do you take anything from last year into tomorrow?  Or is it a new thing?

 SO YEON RYU:  The same as last year.  But especially different was last year I played 36 holes and 33 holes, the physical thing is really tough.  But I think this week it's more mentally tough, because ‑‑ how can I say ‑‑ Broadmoor is a really tough course, but it's really different tough way.  So mentally it's a little bit tired, but a lot of support cheering me, and especially some of the people bring The Broadmoor flag and give the sign for me.  So I'm proud of myself and thanks to all the spectators.

 Q.  Thank you very much.

SO YEON RYU:  Thanks.


            Q.  Good luck, tomorrow.

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