Posted July 12, 2013 on AP on Fox

SUGAR GROVE, IL - AUGUST 21: Catriona Matthew of Scotland playing her 2nd shot at the 12th hole during the Friday morning fourball matches at the 2009 Solheim Cup Matches, at the Rich Harvest Farms Golf Club on August 21, 2009 in Sugar Grove, Ilinois (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
Catriona Matthew shot a 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic. Matthew's 15-under 127 at the tournament's midway point blew away her previous career-best 36-hole mark on tour by five strokes. ''It feels really good, I've holed a lot of putts but I've given myself a lot of chances,'' Matthew said. ''I wouldn't really say I've holed many super-long ones but just every time I've given myself a chance I'm kind of taking advantage of them.'' American Angela Stanford shot a 67 and was second, while Inbee Park, who is looking to win her fourth straight LPGA Tour event, had a 67 and was tied with three other players at 10-under. Ryann O'Toole (65), Anna Nordqvist (64) Belen Mozo (66), Chella Choi (65) and Meena Lee (66) were all 11 under. Matthew sank a 25-foot eagle putt on the par-5 fifth and added five more birdies, taking advantage of the soft greens following rain earlier in the week. ''I would say first time here, s...
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