Wie leads rain-delayed NW Arkansas Championship

Stacy Lewis hits from the second fairway during the second round of the NW Arkansas Championship golf tournament on Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Rogers, Ark. (AP Photo/Beth Hall)
Beth Hall

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) Michelle Wie shot her second straight 5-under 66 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead in the suspended second round of the NW Arkansas Championship.

Coming off a victory Sunday in the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst, Wie had six birdies and a bogey in her morning round at Pinnacle Country Club.

So Yeon Ryu, paired with Wie, was second after her second straight 67.

Seventy-two players were unable to finish the round because of afternoon thunderstorms.

Suzann Pettersen, Chella Choi and Line Vedel were three strokes back, and top-ranked and local favorite Stacy Lewis was four shots behind at 6 under.

Pettersen had a 67, Choi shot 65, and Vedel had five holes left.

Lewis birdied four of her first eight holes and finished with a 12-foot birdie putt on No. 9 for a 67. First-round leader Alena Sharp was 4 under overall after 15 holes.

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