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Ko maintains lead at suspended LPGA Founders Cup

Ko maintains lead at suspended LPGA Founders Cup

South Korea’s Ko Jin-young maintained her three-shot lead with four holes to play on Friday as darkness halted play in the fog-hit LPGA Founders Cup.

World number two Ko had matched her career-low round with an eight-under par 63 on Thursday that gave her a three-shot edge over Germany’s Sandra Gal when darkness fell on the opening day at Mountain Ridge Country Club in New Jersey.

On Friday, when dense morning fog caused another delay of more than two hours, she had a bogey and three birdies in her first 14 holes and at 10-under par was three ahead of three players on seven-under.

Ko teed off on 10 and followed a bogey at the 17th with birdies at 18, two and three.

“On the front nine, I had a lot of missed shots but I made a lot of good saves, so it’s fine,” Ko said. “I had a lot of good opportunity for birdies and left four holes for tomorrow.

“I will just take a rest tonight and then I will get better for tomorrow.”

American Lindsey Weaver was in the clubhouse on seven-under 135.

She played in the only afternoon group to finish the second round and after hurrying to her final hole, the ninth, she finished with a bogey that capped a four-under par 67.

“Literally nothing is more…

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