Sei Young Kim takes outright lead in Hawaii

Oahu, Hawaii ( – Rookie Sei Young Kim carded a 2-under 70
in Friday’s third round and that was good enough to give her a 1-shot lead
heading into the final day of the LOTTE Championship.

Sei Young Kim, who shared the second-round lead with I.K. Kim, picked up her
first career victory on the LPGA Tour at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic,
the second event of the 2015 season. She finished 54 holes at 12-under-par

I.K. Kim, who also held the outright first-round lead, shot a 1-under 71 and
she is alone in second at 11-under 205. World No. 3 Inbee Park is one shot
further back at minus-10 following a 3-under 69 at Ko Olina Golf Club.

Jenny Shin (70) is alone in fourth at minus-8, while Chella Choi (71) is at 7-
under. Ai Miyazato (71) and Paula Creamer (72) share sixth place at minus-6.

Defending champion Michelle Wie (73) is eight shots back and in a tie for
eighth at 4-under with five others.