Date: April 06, 2013
Author: Omnisport

Park takes the lead in California

South Korean Inbee Park has a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the LPGA&aposs Kraft Nabisco Championship in California. Park carded a second-round 67 at the Mission Hills Country Club&aposs Dinah Shore Tournament Course on Friday to move to seven under the card, one stroke clear of American Lizette Salas. Park had six birdies in her round, with her only blemish being a bogey at 14. Sweden&aposs Caroline Hedwall is a shot further back on five under, where she is joined by Italian Giulia Sergas. Thailand&aposs Pornanong Phatlum is in a tie for fifth place on four under with South Korean Hee Young Park and England&aposs Jodi Ewart Shadoff, who was in a three-way tie for the lead overnight with Suzann Pettersen and South Korean Choi Na-Yeon. The South Korean trio of Se Ri Pak, Haeji Kang and Jiyai Shin are locked on three under, along with Swede Anna Nordqvist. Americans Paula Creamer, Michelle Wie, Cristie Kerr and Jessica Korda are part of a nine-woman group on two under. Pettersen and Choi Na-Yeon both fell off the pace on Friday with 75s to sit on one under.