Daytona Beach, FL (Sports Network) - Moriya Jutanugarn stretched her lead from three to six strokes after Friday's third round of the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
Jutanugarn posted a 3-under 69 in round three to finish 54 holes at 13-under- par 203. She owns a 6-shot lead with two rounds to go.
Ayako Uehara also carded a 69 on Friday and she moved into second place at minus-7. Rebecca Lee-Bentham matched the low round of the day with her 5-under 67. She soared from a tie for 31st into a share of third at minus-5. She was joined there by Lacey Agnew (73).
Amateur Marita Engzelius shot 3-under 69 and ended three rounds tied for fifth at 4-under-par 212. She stands alongside Stephanie Sherlock (71), Kelly Jacques (71) and Haley Millsap (68).
Kim Welch (73), Ashleigh Simon (72), Chie Arimura (72) and Felicity Johnson (69) share ninth place at minus-3.
Laura Diaz (73) and Christina Kim (75), a pair of 2-time winners on the LPGA Tour, are among five golfers tied for 13th at 2-under-par 214.
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