Wie retakes lead at Sentosa

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Singapore, March 4: Michelle Wie will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the HSBC Women’s Champions after carding a third round 67 at Sentosa Golf Club today.

The lanky American is on 14-under-par after 54 holes at Sentosa’s New Tanjong Course, with World No 1 Lydia Ko of New Zealand, World  No 2 Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand and Korea’s Sung Hyun Park in joint second place on 12-under-par.

Two Koreans, defending champion Ha Na Jang and halfway leader Inbee Park, are a shot further adrift on 11-under-par with 18 holes to go in the US$1.5 million event.

Play was halted for one hour and 45 minutes in the early afternoon due to lightning and resumed at 2.15pm.

View of the public area and 18th green

Leading Round 3 Scores:

202 – Michelle Wie 66-69-67
204 – Lydia Ko 69-68-67, Sung Hyun Park 68-68-68, Ariya Jutanugarn 67-68-69
205 – Ha Na Jang 70-67-68, Inbee Park 67-67-71
207 – Shanshan Feng 70-68-69, Anna Nordqvist 67-70-70, Suzann Pettersen 69-67-71

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