August 28, 2009

Nordqvist Grabs Slim Lead

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Nordqvist has one win on her resume. Earlier in her 2009 rookie season, she won the LPGA Championship.

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) -- Rookie Anna Nordqvist's 3-under 69 moved her into a 1-shot lead over Seon Hwa Lee and Ai Miyazato going into the final round of the Safeway Classic.

Nordqvist, who won the LPGA Championship earlier this year, was at 10-under 134 after the first two rounds at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.

Miyazato had three straight birdies on Nos. 8-10, all par-5 holes, to edge up the leaderboard with a 68 on Saturday.

Lee sank a birdie putt on the par-4 18th hole and wound up with a 70.