Pettersen takes 5-stroke lead at LPGA Thailand
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) – Suzann Pettersen of Norway has shot a 4-under 68 to extend her lead to five strokes after three rounds at the LPGA Thailand event.
The 2007 champion completed her third straight bogey-free round Saturday on the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course and is 18-under 198 for the tournament.
After a sluggish start, Song-Hee Kim of South Korea birdied three of the last four holes for a 68. She is 13-under 203.
Japan’s Ai Miyazato and Momoko Ueda (69) and Taiwan’s Yani Tseng (68) are a stroke back in third place. Miyazato made four straight birdies to finish with a 70 for the third round.