Lee takes 3-stroke lead at Japan Clas­sic

The Sun News (Sunday) - - Sports - — WIRE SER­VICES

Min­jee Lee shot an 8-un­der 64 to take a three-shot lead af­ter the sec­ond round of the Japan Clas­sic on Satur­day.

Lee, seek­ing her sec­ond LPGA ti­tle this year, had eight birdies in a bo­geyfree round at the Seta Golf Club in Shiga to im­prove to 13-un­der 131. She is three strokes ahead of lo­cal fa­vorite Sakura Koi­wai, who had seven birdies and a lone bo­gey for a 66.

The 22-year-old Lee from Perth, Aus­tralia, started with a birdie at the par-5 first hole and took ad­van­tage of the day’s prime scor­ing con­di­tions with three straight birdies on Nos. 13-15.

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