Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Thursday.
Stanford took the lead early with five birdies in a row on the front nine and finished the day with eight birdies. The best round of the tournament so far left the five-time LPGA Tour winner at 8-under 136.
Hawaii favorite Michelle Wie was one stroke back after a 67 that included five birdies.
Christie Kerr, a 16-time tour winner, shot a 66 and was tied for third with three others at 138. Among them was top-ranked Inbee Park, who shot a 68.
Anna Nordqvist and Ai Miyazato both missed the cut.