St. Andrews, Scotland (Sports Network) - Na Yeon Choi fired her second straight 5-under 67 on Friday, and that gave her a 1-stroke lead after two rounds of the Women's British Open.
Choi, the 2012 U.S. Women's Open champion, finished 36 holes at 10-under-par 134. She has seven LPGA Tour titles, but hasn't won since the end of last year.
Miki Saiki fired a 6-under 66 to jump into second place at minus-9.
First-round co-leader Morgan Pressel managed a 2-under 70 and dipped into third place at 8-under 136 on the Old Course at St. Andrews.
Suzann Pettersen and Jee Young Lee both shot 67 on Friday to move into a share of fourth at minus-7. They were joined there by Nicole Castrale (70). Mikaela Parmlid carded her second straight 69 to end two rounds alone in seventh at 6- under 138.
World No. 1 Inbee Park, who has won the season's first three major championships, stumbled to a 1-over 73 early on Friday. She fell eight strokes off the pace at 2-under-par 142. Park has won six titles in all this season.
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