SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Yani Tseng of Taiwan has taken an early four-stroke lead in the second round of the Women’s British Open after shooting a second consecutive 4-under 68 at Royal Birkdale.
Tseng had five birdies and a bogey to finish at 8-under 136 on Friday.
Cristie Kerr shot a 67 to move to 4 under. She was tied with fellow American Brittany Lincicome and South Korea’s Amy Yang.
Sweden’s Suzann Pettersen shot a 68 and was at 3 under after failing to take advantage of birdie chances on the three closing par-fives. Also at 3 under was South Korea’s Sun Young Yoo, who added a second-round 72 to her opening 69.