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In Gee Chun stays in charge of the Ladies’s PGA Championship after taking pictures a three-under-par 69 in her second spherical; Chun is six photographs away from nearest rivals Lydia Ko and Jennifer Kupcho at Congressional Nation Membership

Final Up to date: 25/06/22 12:18am

In Gee Chun plays her shot from the eighth tee during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship

In Gee Chun performs her shot from the eighth tee through the second spherical of the KPMG Ladies’s PGA Championship

Two-time main winner In Gee Chun continues to steer after the second spherical of the Ladies’s PGA Championship.

The 27-year-old broke the Congressional Nation Membership document with an eight-under-par first spherical, and has a six-shot lead at 11-under-par within the second.

Lydia Ko and Jennifer Kupcho are Chun’s nearest challengers at five-under par whereas Jennifer Chang, Hannah Inexperienced, Brooke Henderson, Caroline Inglis, Sei Younger Kim are a shot additional again.

Lexi Thompson made a late eagle to complete on three underneath par, however defending champion Nelly Korda slipped again with a two-over-par 74. Georgia Corridor is on one underneath par after a spherical of 69.

After her record-breaking opening spherical, Chun returned in related type as she birdied three of her first 5 holes.

Again-to-back bogeys at seven and eight checked her progress, however a birdie on the par-three tenth and one other to complete on 18 noticed her stay in a commanding place.

Ko climbed up 13 spots into second after making 5 birdies on the entrance 9, whereas Kupcho blended seven birdies with three bogeys to additionally end on 5 underneath par.

Two-time main champion Ko mentioned: “I believe the final couple of weeks it was a number of foolish errors, a number of photographs the place I misplaced focus a bit bit costing me a few photographs from there. Apart from that, I really feel like the sport is in a fairly strong place.

“On the identical time, I believe it is rather troublesome to win. The extent of play on our tour is unbelievable. You possibly can see simply by the scores week in, week out.”

Thompson, who had the lead finally week’s Meijer LPGA Traditional earlier than faltering on the ultimate 9, mentioned: “I hit it wonderful yesterday. I simply stroked it effectively, too simply nothing went in.

“I knew if I simply did not let that trouble me, which I did not…I walked off the golf course and thought I actually do not feel like I shot two-over. You may have days like that.

“I simply took that coming into at present and mentioned, ‘OK, if I hit it that good once more and simply get a number of putts to drop, I simply have to remain affected person.’ That is what I did. That is golf for you.”

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