Stacy Lewis of The Woodlands, Texas acknowledges the gallery as she leaves the 12th hole during the first round of the LPGA Coates Golf Championship at the Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club in Ocala, Fla. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/The Oca
The Ocala Star-Banner, Bruce Ackerman
January 29, 2015

OCALA, Fla. (AP) Ha Na Jang went from qualifier to leader in just a few days at the LPGA season opener.

Jang, ranked 21st in the world, shot a 7-under 65 in the second round of the Coates Golf Championship on Thursday and opened a four-shot lead over Stacy Lewis heading into the third round.

The South Korean has full status on the LPGA Tour, but because the opener isn't a full-field event, she had to qualify last Saturday. Her extra time at Golden Golf & Ocala Equestrian Club certainly paid dividends. She's made one bogey in two rounds.

The start of the round was delayed 90 minutes because of frost, and the interruption prevented about 50 players from completing 18 holes. They will return Friday morning to finish.

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