Ko cooks up round to savour

Sunday Territorian - - SPORT -

LY­DIA Ko has de­liv­ered a clear mes­sage to her LPGA ri­vals.

She’s hav­ing fun again and she’s ready to start winning again. The Kiwi shot an eigh­tun­der 64 and grabbed a share of the lead with Lexi Thomp­son at 15-un­der with a round left in the Indy Women in Tech Cham­pi­onship.

With the Brick­yard Cross­ing Golf Course a three-round tour­na­ment, the chase for birdies was on in earnest with Aus­tralia’s con­tin­gent headed by Min­jee Lee.

The world No.19 carded a six-un­der 66 to be tied sev­enth at nine un­der. Sarah Jane Smith (69) is next best at four un­der with Su Oh (67), Sarah Kemp (74) and Kather­ine Kirk (74) mak­ing the cut on the num­ber at two un­der.

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