Golf: Kim leads LPGA Tour Championship by two after birdie finish
MIAMI (AFP) - Kim Sei-young produced a superb final hole birdie to maintain her two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA Tour Championship in Florida on Friday (Nov 22).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
After reaching the turn at two under for the round on Friday, Kim suffered a wobble on the 10th when she posted her first bogey of the tournament.
Germany's Caroline Masson heads the pursuit of Kim after posting a six-under-par 66 that left her at 10 under after 36 holes.
Henderson recovered brilliantly after a potentially disastrous double-bogey seven on the par-five first,reaching the turn at level par after birdies on the fourth and sixth holes. Henderson then picked up five more birdies in six holes on the back nine to card a five-under-par 67.
World number one Ko Jin-young's hopes of mounting a challenge appear to have faded however after she could only manage a three-under-par 69.Read more: The Straits Times
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