Ochoa takes lead at Ginn Open

ORLANDO, Fla., April 19 (UPI) -- Lorena Ochoa had a 7-under 65 Saturday to erase a three-shot deficit and take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA Ginn Open at Orlando, Fla.

Ochoa, who qualified for the Hall of Fame with her victory last week in Mexico, is at 16-under 200 after 54 holes. She is trying for her fourth consecutive win on tour, her fifth in 2008, and the 22nd of her Tour career.


Yani Tseng, the teenage tour rookie who held the overnight lead, birdied two of her last three holes for a 3-under 69 and is one back at 15-under 201.

Teresa Lu also had a 69 Saturday and is in third place at 11-under 205.

Carin Koch (70) and world No. 3 Suzann Pettersen (72) are tied for fourth at 202.

"I'm very happy," Ochoa said. "I managed to make eight birdies out there. I'm feeling good and I'm ready for tomorrow."

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