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Pressel takes Evian lead with eagle

Pressel takes Evian lead with eagle
Morgan Pressel hits from the sixteenth tee box in the final round of the Sybase Classic at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, New Jersey on May 18, 2008. Lorena Ochoa wins her third straight Sybase Classic with a score of 10 under par. (UPI File Photo/John Angelillo) | License Photo

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France, July 24 (UPI) -- Morgan Pressel scored an eagle on the 18th hole en route to a 5-under 67 and the third-round lead of the Evian Masters in France.

The third round-ending flourish enabled Pressel to reclaim the lead two days after she ended 18 holes with a share of the top spot at Evian Masters Golf Club. She finished Saturday at 11-under 205, two strokes ahead of Jiyai Shin (68) and Jeong Jang (70).

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Tied for fourth place at minus-8 were Brittany Lincicome (7-under 65) and Alexis Thompson (67).

Meanwhile, second-round leader Mika Miyazato stumbled Saturday, carding a 2-over 74 and falling into a tie for sixth place with Mayu Hattori (69), Na Yeon Choi (71) and M.J. Hur (71) at 7-under 209.

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