Na Yeon Choi Leads 2013 Ricoh Women’s British Open At Midway Point; Inbee Park Trails By 8 Strokes

Na Yeon Choi (click to enlarge)

In all three of Inbee Park’s Major wins this year, she trailed after the first round. So it’s no big deal that she was 3 shots back after Thursday. However, as fate would have it, Inbee was stuck in some windy conditions on Friday and managed only a 1-over 73. Meanwhile, several players were charging up the leaderboard. Chief among them was Na Yeon Choi, who shot into the lead by overcoming the gusty conditions to shoot an impressive 5-under 67 round, highlighted by 6 birdies. For sheer exhilaration though, nobody could beat Miki Saiki. The 7-time JLPGA winner holed out from the fairway for eagle twice in the 2nd round, on holes 4 and 7. On the 7th, there were so few people around the green, she didn’t know she holed out until she reached the green, putter in hand, and was told by the handful of people there. There is so much golf still left to be played that I really can’t see a winner yet. I will say that Inbee is not completely out of it, but she will need a huge move on Saturday to keep the dream of a Grand Slam realistically alive.

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NA YEON CHOI

 

 

MORGAN PRESSEL

 

CATRIONA MATTHEW

 

JIYAI SHIN

 

SO YEON RYU

 

CHARLEY HULL

 

MICHELLE WIE

 

MIKI SAIKI

 

NATALIE GULBIS

 

 

SUZANN PETTERSEN

 

EUN HEE JI

 

CAMILLA LENNARTH

 

RIKAKO MORITA

 

PAULA CREAMER

 

CRISTIE KERR

 

BRITTANY LINCICOME

 

SANDRA GAL

 

AI MIYAZATO

 

MARIANNE SKARPNORD

 

INBEE PARK

 

BEATRIZ RECARI

 

SUN YOUNG YOO

 

MI JEONG JEON

 

JULI INKSTER

 

AMY BOULDEN

 

ANNA NORDQVIST

 

 

LYDIA KO

 

SAKURA YOKOMINE

 

JEE YOUNG LEE

 

JEONG JANG

 

CHIE ARIMURA

Pos Name 1 2 3 4 Today Thru Total Strokes
1 Na Yeon Choi 67 67 8:40 am -5 F -10 134
2 Miki Saiki 69 66 8:40 am -6 F -9 135
3 Morgan Pressel 66 70 8:30 am -2 F -8 136
T4 Suzann Pettersen 70 67 8:30 am -5 F -7 137
T4 Jee Young Lee 70 67 8:20 am -5 F -7 137
T4 Nicole Castrale 67 70 8:20 am -2 F -7 137
7 Mikaela Parmlid 69 69 8:10 am -3 F -6 138
T8 So Yeon Ryu 69 70 8:10 am -2 F -5 139
T8 Mamiko Higa 70 69 8:00 am -3 F -5 139
T8 Angela Stanford 69 70 8:00 am -2 F -5 139
T8 Stacy Lewis 67 72 7:50 am E F -5 139
T8 Hee Young Park 70 69 7:50 am -3 F -5 139
T13 Ryann O’Toole 67 73 7:40 am +1 F -4 140
T13 Lizette Salas 68 72 7:40 am E F -4 140
T13 Jenny Shin 69 71 7:30 am -1 F -4 140
T13 Meena Lee 71 69 7:30 am -3 F -4 140
T13 Dori Carter 68 72 7:20 am E F -4 140
T13 Paula Creamer 68 72 7:20 am E F -4 140
T13 Xi Yu Lin 72 68 7:10 am -4 F -4 140
T20 Lee-Anne Pace 70 71 7:10 am -1 F -3 141
T20 Pernilla Lindberg 68 73 7:00 am +1 F -3 141
T22 Catriona Matthew 68 74 7:00 am +2 F -2 142
T22 Mariajo Uribe 69 73 6:50 am +1 F -2 142
T22 Candie Kung 72 70 6:50 am -2 F -2 142
T22 Sydnee Michaels 67 75 6:40 am +3 F -2 142
T22 Sun Young Yoo 71 71 6:40 am -1 F -2 142
T22 Eun-Hee Ji 67 75 6:30 am +3 F -2 142
T22 Inbee Park 69 73 6:30 am +1 F -2 142
T22 Katherine Hull-Kirk 69 73 6:20 am +1 F -2 142
T30 Florentyna Parker 69 74 6:10 am +2 F -1 143
T30 Ayako Uehara 69 74 6:20 am +2 F -1 143
T30 Georgia Hall 68 75 6:10 am +3 F -1 143
T30 Jessica Korda 72 71 6:00 am -1 F -1 143
T30 Jiyai Shin 71 72 6:00 am E F -1 143
T30 Natalie Gulbis 71 72 5:50 am E F -1 143
T30 I.K. Kim 70 73 5:50 am +1 F -1 143
T30 Holly Clyburn 70 73 5:30 am +1 F -1 143
T30 Gerina Piller 74 69 5:30 am -3 F -1 143
T30 Linda Wessberg 70 73 5:20 am +1 F -1 143
T30 Ashleigh Simon 71 72 5:20 am E F -1 143
T30 Marianne Skarpnord 69 74 5:10 am +2 F -1 143
T30 Malene Jorgensen 69 74 5:10 am +2 F -1 143
T30 Brittany Lincicome 70 73 5:00 am +1 F -1 143
T30 Sandra Gal 69 74 5:00 am +2 F -1 143
T30 Liz Young 68 75 4:50 am +3 F -1 143
T30 Line Vedel Hansen 72 71 4:50 am -1 F -1 143
T30 Christel Boeljon 72 71 4:40 am -1 F -1 143
T30 Danielle Kang 68 75 4:40 am +3 F -1 143
T49 Michelle Wie 74 70 4:30 am -2 F E 144
T49 Karine Icher 70 74 4:30 am +2 F E 144
T49 Se Ri Pak 71 73 4:20 am +1 F E 144
T49 Dewi Claire Schreefel 73 71 4:20 am -1 F E 144
T49 Lindsey Wright 70 74 4:10 am +2 F E 144
T49 Emily Taylor 70 74 4:10 am +2 F E 144
T49 M.J. Hur 72 72 4:00 am E F E 144
T49 Anna Nordqvist 70 74 4:00 am +2 F E 144
T49 Sarah Kemp 73 71 3:50 am -1 F E 144
T49 Celine Boutier 72 72 3:50 am E F E 144
T59 Hee Kyung Seo 69 76 3:40 am +4 F +1 145
T59 Thidapa Suwannapura 71 74 3:40 am +2 F +1 145
T59 Cristie Kerr 71 74 3:30 am +2 F +1 145
T59 Rikako Morita 70 75 3:30 am +3 F +1 145
T59 Mika Miyazato 74 71 3:20 am -1 F +1 145
T59 Lydia Ko 69 76 3:20 am +4 F +1 145
T59 Gwladys Nocera 74 71 3:10 am -1 F +1 145
T59 Moira Dunn 71 74 3:10 am +2 F +1 145
T59 Shanshan Feng 69 76 3:00 am +4 F +1 145
T59 Moriya Jutanugarn 72 73 3:00 am +1 F +1 145
T59 Minea Blomqvist 71 74 2:50 am +2 F +1 145
T70 Yani Tseng 72 74 MC MC 146
T70 Belen Mozo 72 74 MC MC 146
T70 Nontaya Srisawang 71 75 MC MC 146
T70 Caroline Hedwall 69 77 MC MC 146
T70 Katie Burnett 69 77 MC MC 146
T70 Brittany Lang 70 76 MC MC 146
T76 Jennifer Rosales 73 74 MC MC 147
T76 Alison Walshe 71 76 MC MC 147
T76 Amy Yang 76 71 MC MC 147
T76 Jane Park 71 76 MC MC 147
T76 Ji Young Oh 69 78 MC MC 147
T76 Jacqui Concolino 71 76 MC MC 147
T76 Mi Jeong Jeon 67 80 MC MC 147
T83 Laura Davies 72 76 MC MC 148
T83 Charley Hull 76 72 MC MC 148
T83 Azahara Munoz 73 75 MC MC 148
T83 Giulia Sergas 76 72 MC MC 148
T83 Irene Cho 71 77 MC MC 148
T83 Camilla Lennarth 66 82 MC MC 148
T83 Margherita Rigon 73 75 MC MC 148
T83 Ai Miyazato 69 79 MC MC 148
T83 Julieta Granada 71 77 MC MC 148
T83 Chella Choi 71 77 MC MC 148
T83 Mo Martin 75 73 MC MC 148
T83 Lisa McCloskey 76 72 MC MC 148
T95 Pornanong Phatlum 72 77 MC MC 149
T95 Klara Spilkova 73 76 MC MC 149
T95 Daniela Holmqvist 71 78 MC MC 149
T95 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 76 73 MC MC 149
T95 Sophie Gustafson 72 77 MC MC 149
T95 Trish Johnson 72 77 MC MC 149
T95 Cindy LaCrosse 72 77 MC MC 149
T95 Ilhee Lee 76 73 MC MC 149
T95 Louise Larsson 74 75 MC MC 149
T104 Marta Silva 74 76 MC MC 150
T104 Karrie Webb 74 76 MC MC 150
T104 Karen Stupples 74 76 MC MC 150
T104 Sakura Yokomine 74 76 MC MC 150
T104 Jeong Jang 72 78 MC MC 150
T104 Katie Futcher 72 78 MC MC 150
T104 Beth Allen 74 76 MC MC 150
T104 Mina Harigae 71 79 MC MC 150
T104 Amy Boulden 70 80 MC MC 150
T104 Juli Inkster 73 77 MC MC 150
T104 Haeji Kang 73 77 MC MC 150
T104 Austin Ernst 74 76 MC MC 150
T104 Caroline Masson 76 74 MC MC 150
T104 Bree Arthur 75 75 MC MC 150
T104 Kristy McPherson 73 77 MC MC 150
T119 Momoko Ueda 75 76 MC MC 151
T119 Carly Booth 78 73 MC MC 151
T119 Sarah Jane Smith 75 76 MC MC 151
T119 Nikki Campbell 75 76 MC MC 151
T119 Laura Diaz 71 80 MC MC 151
T119 Jennifer Johnson 74 77 MC MC 151
T119 Stacey Keating 74 77 MC MC 151
T119 Paola Moreno 72 79 MC MC 151
T119 Nicole Hage 75 76 MC MC 151
T128 Lexi Thompson 75 77 MC MC 152
T128 Amelia Lewis 74 78 MC MC 152
T128 Whitney Hillier 75 77 MC MC 152
T128 Mindy Kim 73 79 MC MC 152
T128 Christina Kim 75 77 MC MC 152
T133 Chie Arimura 75 78 MC MC 153
T133 Felicity Johnson 76 77 MC MC 153
T135 Sahra Hassan 74 80 MC MC 154
T135 Tania Elosegui 75 79 MC MC 154
T135 Beatriz Recari 78 76 MC MC 154
T135 Becky Morgan 76 78 MC MC 154
T139 Veronica Zorzi 73 82 MC MC 155
T139 Carlota Ciganda 74 81 MC MC 155
T139 Helen Alfredsson 73 82 MC MC 155
142 Gabriella Cowley 75 81 MC MC 156
T143 Vicky Hurst 77 82 MC MC 159
T143 Sarah-Jane Boyd 77 82 MC MC 159

 

 

 

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