Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn opens 6-stroke lead in LPGA Tour qualifying tournament

Published November 30, 2012

| Associated Press

Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to open a six-stroke lead after the third round of the LPGA Tour qualifying tournament.

The 18-year-old Jutanugarn had a 13-under total at LPGA International. The final top 20 in the five-round event will earn full tour status.

Ayako Uehara was second, also after a 69. Rebecca Lee-Bentham and Lacey Agnew followed at 5 under. Lee-Bentham had a 67, and Agnew shot 74.

Two-time tour winner Christina Kim, tied for third entering the round, had a 75 to drop into a tie for 13th at 2 under. She is playing the qualifying tournament for the first time in her career.

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