facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Pettersen maintains lead in South Korea

Oct. 20, 2007 at 4:30 PM   |   Comments

KYEONGBOOK, South Korea, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen managed an even-par 72 Saturday, retaining the lead after two rounds of the LPGA’s Hana Bank-KOLON Championship at Kyeongbook, South Korea.

The three-time winner this season, a native of Norway stands at 3-under 141, one stroke better than South Korea's Eun Hee Ji (68), who was the only golfer in the 60s in the second round.

"I did grow up in Norway playing in very similar conditions to this," Pettersen said after the day's windy and cool round. "There is a reason why I moved to Florida. I prefer to wear shorts."

Former women's British Open champ Jeong Jang (72) and Seon-Hwa Lee (71) share third place at 1-under 143, and Hyun Hee Moon (73) is alone in fifth at even-par 144.

World No. 1 Lorena Ochoa (75) fell into for 12th place with five others at 3-over 147.

© 2007 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Despite rumors, ESPN's Jon Gruden not interested in Raiders head coaching gig Despite rumors, ESPN's Jon Gruden not interested in Raiders head coaching gig
2
Former Patriot Rodney Harrison says Tom Brady looks 'scared to death' Former Patriot Rodney Harrison says Tom Brady looks 'scared to death'
3
Cung Le recieves 9-month ban from UFC for HGH use Cung Le recieves 9-month ban from UFC for HGH use
4
Member of the Dallas Cowboys being investigated for sexual assault Member of the Dallas Cowboys being investigated for sexual assault
5
Surging Tiger-Cats take on slumping Lions
Trending News
x
Feedback