Jin Young Ko turned a four-stroke deficit into a five-stroke lead in 10 holes at the ANA Inspiration. She nearly gave it all back, setting up a final-round shootout in the first major championship of the golf season.

Ko ended up with a one-shot advantage over second-round leader In-Kyung Kim, shooting a 4-under 68 in unexpected calm conditions Saturday at Mission Hills to reach 8-under 208.

Kim birdied the par-5 18th for a 73, giving herself a chance to win the event seven years after missing a 14-inch putt on the final hole of regulation and losing to Sun Young Yoo on the first hole of a playoff.

In-Kyung Kim, of South Korea, hits her tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
In-Kyung Kim, of South Korea, hits her tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Mi Hyang Lee and Danielle Kang were 5 under. Lee had a hole-in-one on the par-3 17th in a 68. Kang shot 70.

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Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, watches her tee shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, watches her tee shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Ally McDonald celebrates a birdie on the 17th hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Ally McDonald celebrates a birdie on the 17th hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Lexi Thompson walks off the second green after a bogey on the hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Lexi Thompson walks off the second green after a bogey on the hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Sung Hyun Park, of South Korea, watches her tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Sung Hyun Park, of South Korea, watches her tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Danielle Kang hits on the second hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Danielle Kang hits on the second hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Katherine Kirk hits her tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Katherine Kirk hits her tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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