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Gaby Lopez gets an ace and takes lead in Blue Bay LPGA

Gaby Lopez shot a hole-in-one for a 6-under 66 and a one-stroke lead over Ariya Jutanugarn after the third round of the Blue Bay LPGA tournament in China

Reported by: AP [ Published on: November 09, 2018 14:30 IST ]
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HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — Gaby Lopez shot a hole-in-one for a 6-under 66 on her 25th birthday and a one-stroke lead over Ariya Jutanugarn after the third round of the Blue Bay LPGA tournament on Friday.

Lopez had her ace on the par-3 17th and the Mexican player will be looking for her first LPGA victory in Saturday's final round at the Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Club. She had a 9-under total of 207 after three rounds.

Jutanugarn led by four strokes after the second round but slipped to a 71, which included a bogey on the final hole.

Sung Hyun Park shot a 67 and fellow South Korean Sei Young Kim had a 68 to put them both within five strokes of the lead.

The tournament wraps up five straight weeks of play for the LPGA in Asia.

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