IRVINE, Scotland. Lydia Ko scored a second straight 7th under 65 and was two points ahead after two rounds of the Scottish Open at the LPGA on Friday.
Koh, who finished well last week at the Evian Championships and placed third, continues her good form in excellent conditions at Dundonald Links and remains untroubled ahead of the weekend.
To start her back nine, the 4th-place New Zealander made three birdies in four holes before making an eagle in fifth. She then hit her last hole and moved up to 14th overall.
“I think especially in conditions like this where the wind is pretty quiet and the sun is shining, you have to use that to your advantage,” Ko said, “because we all know things can change on this side of the world.” pretty fast.”
Full results from Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open
This week should be a good preparation for the British Women’s Open next week at Muirfield.
American Lilia Wu shot 67 times and was in second place. She said she felt at home on the links because it reminded her of her home club, Shady Canyon.
South Korea’s Eun-Hee Ji finished third in 11th place behind 64th, while Thailand’s Vichani Michai (65) and France’s Céline Boutier (69) tied for fourth place narrowly behind.