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Inbee Park grabs 3rd-round lead in Mexico

Nov. 10, 2012 at 6:39 PM

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Inbee Park will seek her third title of the year after firing a 6-under-par 66 to grab the third-round lead of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational Saturday in Mexico.

Park shattered the former 54-hole scoring record at the event, finishing three rounds at 15-under-par 201. Her performance bested Suzann Pettersen's 2010 mark by three strokes.

Moving into sole possession of second place at 13-under was Cristie Kerr, who carded a 5-under 67.

Third place went to So Yeon Ryu, who also registered a 67 to end one shot further back at 12-under 204.

Finishing in fourth at minus-11 was second-round leader and 2008 champion Angela Stanford (72). Karine Icher (60) held fifth at 9-under.

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