Ji rebounds, leads Korda by 2 in Hawaii

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KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) Eun-Hee Ji rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 18th with a pitch-in eagle on the par-5 first and shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over Nelly Korda on Thursday in the Lotte Championship.

Ji had a 15-under 129 total to break the tournament 36-hole record by five strokes.

"I think it was lucky (today)," Ji said. "I had to chip it in three times. Makes a lot of difference for me."


Money Leaders: LPGA Tour
Rank Player Earnings
1 Jin Young Ko $1,002,273
2 Nelly Korda $481,867
3 Sung Hyun Park $374,927
4 Mi Hyang Lee $373,451
5 Carlota Ciganda $372,259
6 Minjee Lee $362,322
7 Eun-Hee Ji $338,663
8 Nasa Hataoka $329,072
9 Amy Yang $319,367
10 Azahara Munoz $296,941
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