Nordqvist shares lead at Lorena Ochoa Invitational

Nov. 15, 2013 at 8:25 PM

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist birdied the closing hole Friday to grab a share of the lead after two rounds of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

Nordqvist shot a 5-under 67 at the Guadalajara Country Club for a 36-hole total of 9-under 135, leaving her tied with So Yeon Ryu and first-round leader Pornanong Phatlum. Ryu also had a 67 while Phatlum posted a 69.

There were a dozen players within three shots of the lead and the group tied for fourth at 136 included world No. 1 Inbee Park, Gerina Piller and Lexi Thompson, who shot the tournament's low round of 64.

Lizette Salas and 2010 champion I.K. Kim shared seventh place at 137.

Cristie Kerr, last year's winner who was last in the 36-player field after the first round, moved up the leaderboard with a 67 that put her in 27th place at even-par 144.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Steve Kerr takes leave from Golden State Warriors for back rehab
Hall of Famer Warren Sapp avoids jail in plea deal
Report: Miami Marlins interview Bo Porter for manager's job
Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler practices, might return in Week 4 from hamstring injury