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  • Kang takes 4-shot lead after 2 rounds at LPGA Singapore

  • Danielle Kang shot an 8-under 64 to take a four-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Women's World Championship. Kang, who won last year's Women's PGA Championship, had eight birdies to equal the course record at the Sentosa Golf Club and lead the LPGA tournament at 12-under 132 after her second straight bogey-free round.

, FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, Danielle Kang of the United States, walks to the practice green before her foursome match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Danielle Kang recovered from a bizarre mishap that left her nursing a broken tooth to charge up the leaderboard on the opening day of the LPGA Singapore tournament on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The reigning Women’s PGA Championship title holder, Kang said she fell asleep while exercising ahead of her opening round, and woke up feeling pain in her mouth.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

02 of March 2018 06:49:21

SINGAPORE (AP) — Danielle Kang shot an 8-under 64 to take a four-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Women's World Championship on Friday.

Kang, who won last year's Women's PGA Championship, had eight birdies to equal the course record at the Sentosa Golf Club and lead the LPGA tournament at 12-under 132 after her second straight bogey-free round.

Nelly Korda, whose sister Jessica won the LPGA Tour event in Thailand last week, had a 66 to be tied for second with fellow American Alex Marina (67).

Minjee Lee (66), Cristie Kerr (67) and Chella Choi (69) were a further stroke back at 7-under.

Overnight leader Jennifer Song stumbled with a 75, including a quadruple bogey, and Michelle Wie also lost ground with a 73.


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