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Na Yeon Choi grabs one-shot lead at Bahamas LPGA Classic

Jan. 25, 2014 at 6:06 PM   |   Comments

NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Na Yeon Choi used a hot streak at the end of the third round Saturday to seize a one-shot lead at the season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.

Choi birdied three of her last four holes en route to a 7-under-par 66 at Atlantis Resort's Ocean Club Golf Course, ending 54 holes at 15-under 204.

The South Korean is seeking her eighth LPGA Tour victory.

Lizette Salas fired a 66 to grab sole possession of second place at 14-under 205.

Second-round leader Jessica Korda (72) in a third-place tie with Paula Creamer (71) at 12-under. Each eagled the par-5 18th.

Third-ranked Stacy Lewis (68) gained a share of fifth at 11-under with Amelia Lewis (66) and Jenny Suh (71).

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