Choi nabs share of lead at Women's Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — South Korea's Chella Choi broke Victoria Golf Club record with a 10-under 62 for a share of the third-round lead in the Women's Australian Open.

Choi had two eagles, seven birdies and a bogey to match 17-year-old Australian amateur Minjee Lee at 13-under 203 in the event sacntioned by the LPGA, European and Australian tours.

Winless on the LPGA Tour, Choi rebounded from a bogey on No. 13 with four straight birdies and an eagle on the par-5 18th. Lee shot 68.

Sixteen-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand was third at 11 under a 69. Second ranked Suzann Pettersen of Norway was another stroke back after a 72.

Ace Group Classic

At Naples, Fla., Kirk Triplett shot a 5-under 67 in windy conditions for a share of the second-round lead with defending champion Bernard Langer in the ACE Group Classic.

Triplett matched Langer at 10-under 134 on TwinEagles' Talon Course.

Africa Open

At East London, South Africa, Argentina's Emiliano Grillo shot a 9-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead over England's Oliver Fisher.


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