Rogers, AR (Sports Network) - Veronica Felibert carded a 5-under 66 Saturday
and pushed her lead to four strokes after two rounds of the NW Arkansas
Felibert, an LPGA Tour rookie, finished 36 holes at 11-under-par 131. She
established a new tournament 36-hole record with her total of 131.
The old record of 132 was set by Meena Lee and Eun-Hee Ji in 2008, then
matched by Michelle Wie in 2010.
Mika Miyazato fired a 6-under 65 to move into a share of second place at
minus-7. She was joined there by Inbee Park, the 2008 U.S. Women's Open
champion. Park shot 3-under 68 in round two at Pinnacle Country Club.
Last week's winner Brittany Lang fired an 8-under 63 to soar into a share of
fourth place at 6-under-par 136. She stands alongside LPGA Championship winner
Shanshan Feng (70), Katie Futcher (67), Ryann O'Toole (68) and Ai Miyazato
(68), who is no relation to Mika.
World No. 1 Yani Tseng, who won this title the last two years, stumbled to a
74 and missed the cut by four strokes. Michelle Wie also has the final round
off as she missed the cut for the sixth time in her last seven stroke-play
MORE TO FOLLOW.
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