Mirim Lee leads by 1 shot at Kia Classic

(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) Moving day at the Kia Classic set up what should be an exciting final 18 holes at Aviara on Sunday.

Mirim Lee shot a 5-under 67 in the third round Saturday to go to 13-under and take a one shot lead over Mi Jung Hur, who made a 67-foot putt on No. 18 to card a 66.

Another South Korean, In Gee Chun, was tied at 10-under with Cristie Kerr, who was in a three-way tie for the lead after the first round and was alone atop the leaderboard after 36 holes.


Money Leaders: LPGA
Rank Player Earnings
1 Ariya Jutanugarn $349,569
2 Ha Na Jang $323,615
3 Anna Nordqvist $277,249
4 Inbee Park $277,079
5 Amy Yang $261,916
6 Brittany Lincicome $256,784
7 So Yeon Ryu $243,040
8 Stacy Lewis $234,794
9 Lexi Thompson $210,246
10 In Gee Chun $182,923
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