KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) Katie Burnett chipped in for birdie on the par-4 18th Friday for a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke lead in the Lotte Championship.
Winless in 59 career starts on the LPGA Tour, the 26-year-old Georgia player had a bogey-free round to take a 13-under 203 total into the final round at Ko Olina.
Burnett's only top-10 finish on the LPGA Tour came in 2014 at Ko Olina when she tied for ninth. She's ranked 195th in the world.
Su-Yeon Jang was second after a 67. The 21-year-old South Korean player earned a sponsor exemption with a victory last week in the Korean LPGA event sponsored by Lotte
U.S. Women's Open champion In Gee Chun and Moriya Jutanugarn were 10 under. Chun had a 65, and Jutanugarn shot 68.