Posted April 19, 2013 on AP on Fox

LYTHAM ST ANNES, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: European Solheim Cup Team Member Suzann Pettersen of Norway poses for a portrait following a Press Conference to announce the teams for the 2009 Solheim Cup following the final round of the 2009 Ricoh Women's British Open Championship held at Royal Lytham St Annes Golf Club, on August 2, 2009 in Lytham St Annes, England. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
Suzann Pettersen shot a 4-under 68 on Friday at wind-swept Ko Olina to maintain a one-stroke lead after the third round of the LPGA Lotte Championship. The 32-year-old Norwegian, a 10-time LPGA Tour winner ranked sixth in the world, had a 14-under 202 total. South Korea's Hee Kyung Seo was second after a 66, matching the best round of the day. She made three straight birdies on the back nine for a share of the lead, but dropped back with a bogey on the par-4 18th. Defending champion Ai Miyazato was third at 11 under after a 70. Pettersen, a stroke ahead of Miyazato entering the round, birdied the first three holes and got to 14 under with a birdie on the par-4 seventh. The European Solheim Cup star bogeyed the par-3 eighth, and got the stroke back with a birdie on the par-5 14th. She had consecutive LPGA Tour victories late last season in South Korea and Taiwan and won a Ladies European Tour event last month in China. Seo, the 2010 Kia Classic winner who lost playoffs last yea...
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