Chella Choi takes lead at Mobile Bay LPGA Classic

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By JOHN ZENOR, Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Chella Choi shot her second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Jessica Korda and Anna Nordqvist, the Swede who broke the course record with a 61 in the third round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.

Choi twice made three straight birdies to move to 17 under, and has made only two bogeys in three rounds on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Magnolia Grove complex.

The South Korean's best finish in four-plus years on the tour is a tie for second in the Manulife tournament in Canada last March.

Nordqvist broke the course record of 62 set by Sydnee Michaels on Friday. Korda, the second-round leader, shot a 69, The American had a bogey on No. 11 and a double bogey on No. 12.

Hall of Famer Karrie Webb was two strokes back after a 69.

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