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Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen carded 12-under-par 65 to take the solo lead over Japan’s Minami Katsu at The ANNIKA Pushed By Gainbridge At Pelican; protection continues on Sky Sports activities Golf from 7pm on Saturday

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Highlights from the second spherical of The ANNIKA pushed by Gainbridge at Pelican Golf Membership from the LPGA Tour

Highlights from the second spherical of The ANNIKA pushed by Gainbridge at Pelican Golf Membership from the LPGA Tour

Emily Kristine Pedersen’s gorgeous begin to her second spherical led to a five-under 65, which gave her the lead at The ANNIKA Pushed By Gainbridge At Pelican after two rounds.

Pedersen’s 12-under 128 broke the event’s 36-hole scoring document by one shot. She was one off the tempo to start out the day however now sits two strokes forward of Japan’s Minami Katsu, who posted a 67. Thailand’s Jasmine Suwannapura shot 65 and moved into third at nine-under on Friday.

She started her spherical with consecutive birdies to open the again 9. She rolled in three extra at Nos. 14, 16 and 18 for a five-under 30.

The Dane might need moved even additional forward, however every of her three birdies on the entrance 9 was erased by a bogey quickly after. A bogey 4 on the par-three ninth held her at five-under for the day.

“Holed some good putts. I believe the greens had been so pure on this morning. Not that they weren’t this afternoon, however I had a number of good rolls to start out with,” Pedersen mentioned.

“Then I believe it acquired somewhat bit extra windy on the market and my again 9 was not as I hoped. I hit a number of uncommitted golf pictures that I am somewhat bit mad at myself about. I imply, that occurs. Hopefully I can commit a bit extra tomorrow and maintain it occurring the entire spherical.”

Pedersen has gained 5 instances on the Women European Tour however is trying to find her first victory in america. The 27-year-old can be vying for a spot in subsequent week’s season-ending CME Group Tour Championship.

Emily Kristine Pedersen carded 12-under-par 65 to take the solo lead at The ANNIKA Pushed By Gainbridge At Pelican

The highest 60 gamers within the standings after this event will qualify; Pedersen began the week at No. 80 however would vault into the highest 60 with a win.

“I am simply making an attempt to deal with placing collectively a great day, a great gap, good shot each day. So many instances I’ve regarded forward and it isn’t gone effectively, so I am making an attempt to do one thing completely different,” she continued.

Katsu (No. 78 within the Race to the CME Globe) was tied for second with Pedersen at seven-under 63 coming into the day. She carded 5 birdies and two bogeys on Friday.

“I felt like there was a little bit of wind right this moment so I used to be form of telling myself, wind goes to be my good friend for right this moment,” Katsu mentioned.

Jasmine Suwannapura is third going into the weekend’s motion at Pelican Golf Membership in Belleair

Suwannapura holed eight birdies on Friday to counteract three bogeys, enhancing on her Thursday rating by one. The 2-time LPGA winner stood forty ninth within the CME standings coming into the week.

“I believe my sport has been getting higher each week since June. I do not know. I make tons of cuts and it will get extra constantly,” Suwannapura mentioned

“Get extra comfy with my sport and I see the constructive in my sport, and it is simply maintain taking part in and have enjoyable with my caddie on the market.”

World No 4 Jin Younger Ko of South Korea had a 69 on Friday and is tied for fourth at eight-under with USA’s Lindy Duncan (65), France’s Perrine Delacour (65), Wichanee Meechai of Thailand (66), Gaby Lopez of Mexico (67) and Muni He of China (67).

Two-time defending champion Nelly Korda is at five-under after a 68. Canada’s Brooke Henderson, who fired a 62 on Thursday to take the lead, plummeted to three-under due to a 75 that included 4 bogeys and two double bogeys. Notables to overlook the lower at one-under par included Stacy Lewis and Celine Boutier of France, each at even par.

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