ANA Inspiration: Nelly Korda leads as Mel Reid & Georgia Corridor fall again
|-11 N Korda (US); -9 M Lee (Kor); -7 L Thompson (US), N Koerstz Madsen (Den); -6 Okay Tan (Mas), I G Chun (Kor)|
|Chosen:-5 M Reid (Eng), D Kang (US); -4 G Corridor (Eng); -3 S Meadow (NI); Degree J Ewart Shadoff (Eng) Full leaderboard|
World quantity three Nelly Korda prolonged her result in two pictures as England’s Mel Reid and Georgia Corridor fell behind after the ANA Inspiration’s second spherical.
Korda, 22, is looking for her first main title and leads on 11 below after a five-under 67 at Mission Hills.
The American is 2 pictures forward of Korea’s Mirim Lee, who shot 65 within the second girls’s main of the yr.
Reid is on 5 below – six pictures behind Korda – after a two-under 70, with Corridor on 4 below after a 71.
Northern Eire’s Stephanie Meadow is one additional again after a one-under 71 on the Dinah Shore course in Rancho Mirage, California.
Australian newbie Gabriela Ruffels, who switched from tennis to golf in 2015, made the minimize at a serious for the primary time and is six pictures behind Korda.
England’s Charlotte Thomas and Bronte Regulation didn’t make it to the weekend whereas Korda’s older sister Jessica additionally missed the minimize.
Korda sank a 20ft putt on the second and a 25ft putt on the third as she made 5 birdies and stayed bogey free.
“I didn’t know what I used to be doing on these two holes,” Korda mentioned. “My caddie Jason simply mentioned, ‘okay, take a deep breath proper now’, so I used to be pleased these two went in.
“Golf is simply all about momentum, so that you roll one in right here and there and it simply makes it so much simpler.”