Kerr, McPherson lead State Farm Classic

June 6, 2009 at 8:31 PM
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 6 (UPI) -- Cristie Kerr turned in a 6-under 66 Saturday to share the third-round lead with Kristy McPherson at the LPGA State Farm Classic in Springfield, Ill.

McPherson had a 69 Saturday. She and Kerr are at 12-under-par 204, a stroke ahead of South Korea's Jiyai Shin (69).

Hall of Famer Se Ri Pak (72) leads a seven-way tie for fourth at 10-under 206 that includes Ai Miyazato (65), Angela Stanford (69), Suzann Pettersen (72), Helen Alfredsson (71), In-Kyung Kim (69) and Amy Hung (69).

Kerr has 12 career LPGA Tour victories and two this season. McPherson has not won on the LPGA Tour.

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