Pair of Kims share 3-shot lead in Hawaii

Oahu, Hawaii ( – Sei Young Kim fired a 5-under 67 in
Thursday’s second round and the rookie joined I.K. Kim atop the leaderboard at
the LOTTE Championship.

Sei Young Kim, who won the second event of the season at the Pure Silk-Bahamas
LPGA Classic for her first victory on the LPGA Tour, finished 36 holes tied
with I.K. Kim at 10-under-par 134. First-round leader I.K. Kim, a three-time
winner, shot a 3-under 69.

World No. 3 Inbee Park, the highest ranked player in the field, is alone in
third place at and three shots back at 7-under 137 following her 2-under 70 at
Ko Olina Golf Club.

Chella Choi (68), Paula Creamer (69), Mirim Lee (69) and Jenny Shin (70) are
all tied for fourth at minus-6.

Defending champion Michelle Wie shot a 3-under 69 and she is tied for eighth
with Ai Miyazato (69) and Haru Nomura (70).