Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Lee's Lead Shrinks in Women's British Open

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Lee's Lead Shrinks in Women's British Open

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WOBURN, England * Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women's British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.

A day after matching the tournament record and falling a stroke short of the major championship mark, the 25-year-old South Korean player had three birdies and two bogeys to reach 11-under 133.

"Today, the tee shot was a little bit difficult," Lee said. "I had issues with my tee shot. I think I putted OK. I had a couple of three-putts, but I think with some practice, I can overcome my mistakes."

Lee had two front-nine birdies, bogeyed the par-4 13th, birdied the par-5 15th and bogeyed the par-3 17th on the Marquess Course, the hilly, forest layout that is a big change from the seaside links that dominate the British tournament rotation. …

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