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Women's British Open: Kim In-kyung takes two shot lead into weekend

Kim In-kyung
Women’s British Open
11 IK Kim (Kor); -9 G Hall (Eng), L Thompson (US); -8 A McDonald (US); -7 M Martin (US), HN Jang (Kor), C Choi (Kor), JE Shadoff (Eng); -6 S Feng (Chn), T Suwannapura (Tha), M Jutanugarn (Tha), M Khang (US), A Nordqvist (Swe). Selected others: -5 C Hull (Eng), M Reid (Eng); -4 S Lamb (Eng); -3 S Watson (Sco).

South Korea’s Kim In-kyung shot a four-under 68 to open up a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Women’s British Open at Kingsbarns in Fife.

Kim backed up her opening 65 with an eagle and three birdies in torrential rain to reach 11 under and leave her clear of England’s Georgia Hall (67) and American Lexi Thompson (68).

Overnight leader Michelle Wie followed her course record 64 with a 76.