Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/4/11

SHIMA, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 08: Momoko Ueda of Japan plays a bunker shot on the first hole during the Final Round of Mizuno Classic at Mizuno Classicat Kintetsu Kashikojima Country Club on November 8, 2009 in Shima, Japan. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)
Japan's Momoko Ueda had six birdies on the back nine in an 8-under 64 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Mizuno Classic. Ueda, who won this event in 2007, made her fourth straight birdie on the par-4 18th when she chipped in from the edge of the green to finish at 13-under 131. ''I think I did a good job and it wasn't hard today,'' said Ueda, whose Mizuno Classic win in 2007 earned her LPGA membership in 2008. ''But I was surprised to get that birdie on the 18th hole.'' Japan's Sakura Yokomine was three strokes back after a 9-under 63 at the Kintetsu Kashikojima Country Club. Second-year LPGA Tour member Mina Harigae of the United States shot a 5-under 67 and was tied for third with Japan's Mayu Hattori and China's Shanshan Feng at 9-under 135. Ueda has eight career wins on the Japan Tour, but is bidding for her first win of the 2011 season. The 25-year-old made her sixth birdie of the day on the par-5 16th when her approach landed 4 feet from the hole. S...
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