Sei Young Kim opens 3-shot lead in ANA Inspiration
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) Sei Young Kim made two late birdies Saturday to take a three-stroke lead in the ANA Inspiration.
The long-hitting South Korean player shot a 3-under 69 to reach 10 under at Mission Hills with a round left in the first major championship of the year.
Kim holed a downhill 18-footer from the fringe on the par-4 16th and made a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th. She two-putted for par from the back fringe on the par-5 18th.
Stacy Lewis was second after a 68. She bogeyed Nos. 15 and 17 and missed a 6-foot par putt on 18.
Morgan Pressel, Brittany Lincicome and Ariya Jutanugarn were 6 under. Lincicome drove into the water on 18 and closed with a 70. Pressel had a 71, and Jutanugarn shot 66.