Tseng takes one-stroke lead over Kim, Lincicome nearby


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot her second straight 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead over Mindy Kim in the LPGA State Farm Classic.

Tseng reached 17 under, with birdies on all four of Panther Creek’s par 5s in her bogey-free round. She won the season-opening LPGA Thailand for her sixth tour title in four years.

Kim, the leader after the first two round, bogeyed the final hole for a 69.

Brittany Lincicome, coming off a victory Sunday in New Jersey, shot a 66 to join Shanshan Feng (69) at 14 under. Defending champion Cristie Kerr (66) was another stroke back at 13 under.