5 months Park In-bee birdies 18 to seize LPGA Kia Classic lead Manilatimes |Sports
LOS ANGELES: South Korean Park In-bee drained a long birdie putt at the 18th hole on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to grab a one-shot lead over Japan’s Nasa Hataoka in the LPGA Kia Classic. Park, a seven-time major champion seeking to end a year-long title drought, carded her second straight five-under par 67 at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, California. Her 14-under par total of 202 put her one in front of Hataoka, who had eight birdies without a bogey in her 64 for 203. Park, seeking a 20th LPGA title in this last event before the first major of ... more