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Sport Torres takes 2-shot lead in 2nd round of Evian Championship

18:10  14 september  2018
18:10  14 september  2018 Source:   ap.org

Ciganda leads, top-ranked Park struggles in Evian 1st round

  Ciganda leads, top-ranked Park struggles in Evian 1st round Carlota Ciganda shot a 6-under 65 Thursday to take an early two-stroke lead at the Evian Championship, the final women's major of the season.The 21st-ranked Spaniard had six birdies, including on three of the four par-5s, as the early starters played through excellent conditions on the 6,523-yard Evian Resort Golf Club course. Brooke Henderson and Nasa Hataoka both finished their rounds at 4 under.

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 14:  Maria Torres of Puerto Rico plays a shot during the second round of The Evian Championship at Evian Resort Golf Club on September 14, 2018 in Evian-les-Bains, France.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)© Stuart Franklin/Getty Images EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 14: Maria Torres of Puerto Rico plays a shot during the second round of The Evian Championship at Evian Resort Golf Club on September 14, 2018 in Evian-les-Bains, France. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images) EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) -- Tour rookie Maria Torres shot a 2-under 69 Friday to take a two-stroke clubhouse lead in the second round of the Evian Championship.

With players still on the course, the 23-year-old Puerto Rican finished the round at 8-under 134 overall. Major winners Georgia Hall (68) and So Yeon Ryu (69) were among four players at 6 under. They were joined by Austin Ernst (70), who holed a 20-foot putt to save par on the 18th.

Olson takes 2-shot lead after 3rd round of Evian major

  Olson takes 2-shot lead after 3rd round of Evian major American golfer Amy Olson has fired a bogey-free 65 to take a two-shot lead after the Evian Championship third round in France. Olson broke clear to a 14-under 199 total after twice being in a four-way share of the lead. Olson broke clear to post a 14-under 199 total after twice being in a four-way share of the lead at the sun-soaked Evian Resort Golf Club.

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''I just kind of started to roll again,'' said Torres, the first player from Puerto Rico to get an LPGA Tour card. ''It's something new and it's exciting (to lead).''

Top-ranked Sung Hyun Park (71) was at 6 over and looked sure to miss the projected cut by three shots.

Starting early in the rain as co-leader, Torres made bogeys on her first two holes before settling in with three birdies in the next five at the Evian Resort Golf Club.

Carlota Ciganda, who also shot a 65 on Thursday, birdied her first hole on Friday to get to 7 under but still was on the course.

Hall, last month's Women's British Open champion, played in a stellar group of the past three majors winners with Park and second-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn (73).

American amateur Rachel Heck, who is only 16 years old, shot a 73 to get to 1 over 143, which should be enough to make the cut.

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