SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Former winner Paula Creamer shares the lead and top-ranked Inbee Park is lurking nearby through the second round of the Marathon Classic.
Creamer, who five years ago won what was then referred to as the Jamie Farr LPGA stop, shot a 3-under 68 on Friday on the heels of an opening 66 to pull even with Beatriz Recari and Alison Walshe at 8-under 134 at the tournament’s midpoint.
Recari, who picked up her second career tour win earlier this year, had the day’s low round with a 65. Walshe, the first-round leader, shot 69.
Park, a six-time winner already this year including all three major championships, is two shots off the lead along with top amateur Lydia Ko. Defending champ So Yeon Ryu is another stroke back.