MOBILE, Ala. (AP) _ Chella Choi shot her second straight 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead over Jessica Korda and Anna Nordqvist, the Swede who broke the course record with a 61 in the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.
Choi twice made three straight birdies to move to 17 under, and has made only two bogeys in three rounds on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove complex. The South Korean’s best finish in four-plus years on the tour is a tie for second in the Manulife tournament in Canada last March.
Nordqvist broke the course record of 62 set by Sydnee Michaels on Friday. Korda, the second-round leader, shot a 69, The American had a bogey on No. 11 and a double bogey on No. 12.
Hall of Famer Karrie Webb was two strokes back after a 69.
MADEIRA ISLANDS OPEN
SANTO ANTONIO DA SERRA, Portugal (AP) _ Chile’s Mark Tullo shot a 4-under 68 to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Madeira Islands Open.
Tullo was 12 under on the Santo da Serra course. American Peter Uihlein and Scotland’s Craig Lee were tied for second. Uihlein, the former Oklahoma State star who won the 2010 U.S. Amateur, had a 69, and Lee shot 70.