Wie retains lead in Canada
Michelle Wie continues to hold the lead at the CN Canadian Women’s Openafter shooting a three-under-par second round.
Michelle Wie continues to hold a three-shot lead at the CN Canadian Women’s Open in Winnipeg after shooting a three-under-par second round of 69.
The American had shot a seven-under-par 65 on the opening day which included a hole in one, and she picked up birdies at the fifth and sixth to move to nine under.
She gave a shot back at the par-three 11th, where she had shot her ace on day one, but recovered with birdies at 13 and 15 to keep herself on track for just her second LPGA title.
Wie’s nearest challenger is Korea’s Jiyai Shin, who produced a five-under-par 67, including seven birdies, to move herself to seven under for the tournament.
Morgan Pressel is tied for third at six under with defending champion Suzann Pettersen after her round of 66.
Scotland’s Catriona Matthew is the top British contender after her second-straight level-par round while Wales’ Becky Morgan is at one over and England’s Laura Davies is two over par.
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