BEIJING — Chinese star Shanshan Feng shot a 9-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead over American Stacy Lewis after the third round of the Reignwood LPGA Classic.
Shrouded in the Chinese capital's notorious smog, Feng had nine birdies in a bogey-free round to reach 21-under 198, boosting the chances of a home winner in the first LPGA Tour event played in the country. Feng won the LPGA Championship last year.
Lewis, a three-time winner this year, had a 65. Top-ranked Inbee Park, a six-time winner this season, was five strokes back at 16 under after a 66.
At Saint-Nom-La-Breteche, France, Paul Casey and David Lynn beat Miguel Angel Jimenez and Matteo Manassero 1 up in the final foursomes match in the Seve Trophy to give Britain and Ireland a 9-9 tie with Continental Europe entering singles play today.
The teams of Paul Lawrie-Stephen Gallacher and Jamie Donaldson-Marc Warren also won matches in the afternoon session for Britain and Ireland. Joost Luiten and Gregory Bourdy won for Continental Europe.
In the morning foursomes, Chris Wood and Scott Jamieson won their match for Britian and Ireland, and Lawrie and Gallacher halved with Nicolas Colsaerts and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano. Luiten and Bourdy, and Jimenez and Manassero won matches for Continental Europe.