PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ó I.K. Kim increased her lead to three strokes Friday in the LPGA Tourís Portland Classic, shooting a 5-under 67 to reach 12 under.
The South Korean player had seven birdies and two bogeys in her morning round in cloudy, calm conditions at Columbia Edgewater. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010, and had a victory this summer in a Ladies European Tour event in England.
Spainís Carlota Ciganda and South Koreaís Mi Jung Hur shot 65 to join Laura Diaz at 9 under. Diaz had a 68.
South Koreaís So Yeon Ryu, the Canadian Womenís Open winner Sunday in Ontario, was 8 under along with Mina Harigae, Chinaís Xi Yu Lin and South Africaís Paula Reto. The fifth-ranked Ryu had a 66, Lin carded a 68, and Harigae and Reto shot 69.
I.K. Kim increases Portland Classic lead
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