Mie, Japan (SportsNetwork.com) – Ai Suzuki carded an 8-under 64, Ilhee Lee
shot a 6-under 66 and Laura Davies fired a 5-under 67 in Saturday’s second
round, putting all three of them atop the leaderboard heading into the final
round of the Mizuno Classic.
Suzuki, who had the low round of the day, has never won on the LPGA Tour,
while Lee has one win at the 2013 Pure Silk – Bahamas LPGA Classic. Davies,
who will be enshrined in the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2015, has 20 career
victories on tour. The trio finished 36 holes at 9-under-par 135.
Kotono Kozuma and Mi Hyang Lee carded matching 67s, while Chella Choi shot a
68 and they are tied for fourth at 8-under 136. Na-Ri Lee is alone in seventh
at 7-under 137 following a 65 Saturday.
Jessica Korda (67), Ayako Uehara (68) and Karrie Webb (68) are tied for eighth
at minus-6. First-round leader Morgan Pressel settled for an even-par 72 and
she is tied for 11th at 5-under 139.
MORE TO FOLLOW.