Oahu, HI (Sports Network) - Suzann Pettersen posted a 4-under 68 on Friday to remain 1-stroke clear of the field after three rounds of the LPGA LOTTE Championship.
Pettersen finished 54 holes at 14-under 202. That total bested Ai Miyazato's mark of 206 from a year ago. Pettersen broke Miyazato's 36-hole scoring mark a day earlier at Ko Olina Golf Club.
Hee Kyung Seo stumbled to a bogey on the 18th hole to dip one back at minus-13 after a round of 6-under 66 Friday.
Miyazato, the defending champion, managed a 2-under 70 and is alone in third place at 11-under-par 205. Hyo Joo Kim (60) is one shot back at minus-10.
Stacy Lewis shares fifth place at 9-under 207. Lewis shot 69 on Friday and she stands alongside Lizette Salas (67) and Ariya Jutanugarn (68)
Jessica Korda also fired a 66 to match Seo for low round of the day honors. Korda is tied for eighth place at minus-8 with world No. 1 Inbee Park (67) and Jodi Ewart Shadoff (68).
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