Round 2 Women’s British Open

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Lorena Ochoa protected her lead at the Women's British Open Friday by shooting an even-par 73 to remain at six under for the tournament.
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As the wind picked up on Friday afternoon, competitors such as Paula Creamer had to brace themselves for tough playing conditions. Creamer shot 75.
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Natalie Gulbis made three bogeys on the back nine to finish at three over.
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Juli Inkster took advantage of an early tee time and posted the low round of the day, a five-under 68.
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Michelle Wie posted a respectable 73 on Thursday, but a triple-bogey 7 on the 13th, and five bogeys through 14 holes, erased her momentum.
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Annika Sorenstam pitched this shot close on the par-5 17th and made birdie. She moved up the leaderboard by shooting 70 to finish three behind Ochoa.
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After shooting 80 in the opening round and 76 on Friday, Morgan Pressel will not be around for the weekend.
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Defending champion Sherri Steinhauer made three birdies and a bogey for a two-under 71. She is three behind Ochoa.
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Laura Davies crossed the Swilcan Burn to the first green early Friday morning.