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Lee takes lead at LPGA Founders Cup

March 15, 2013 at 11:14 PM   |   Comments

PHOENIX, March 15 (UPI) -- Jee Young Lee stole the spotlight from Ai Miyazato Friday by taking a one-shot lead at the midway point of the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.

Lee shot an 8-under 64 at the Wildfire Golf Club for a two-round total of 129.

Miyazato had to settle for second place despite a 67 that followed her first-round score of 63, the lowest 18-hole total of her professional career.

Stacy Lewis shot a 65 Friday and was alone in third at 134. Lewis, the reigning LPGA Tour player of the year, has a chance to take over the world No. 1 ranking with a win this week whole current No. 1 Yani Tseng finishes no better than third.

Tseng shot a 72 Friday and was tied for 60th.

Danielle Kang, Amy Yang, Lindsey Wright, Candie Kung and Gerina Piller shared fourth place at 135.

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