NW Arkansas Championship 2021: Minjee Lee & Nasa Hataoka share the lead

26-Sep-2021

Walmart NW Arkansas Championship 2021, Pinnacle CC, Rogers, AR: 24-26 Sept


Day Two: Minjee Lee & Nasa Hataoka share the lead

From LPGA News, by AP:

Japan's Nasa Hataoka made a hole-in-one for the second straight day and shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to move into a tie with Australia's Minjee Lee after two rounds of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.

The 22-year-old Hataoka, whose first of four LPGA Tour victories came at this event in 2018, used a 5-iron to ace the 180-yard, par-3 sixth hole at Pinnacle Country Club.

Lee, who won the Evian Championship in July, fired an 8-under 63 in the second round and moved into a tie with Hataoka at 12 under.  Read more

From The West Australian, by AAP:

Australia's Minjee Lee is the co-leader after two rounds of the LPGA event in Arkansas, where she sits alongside Japan's Nasa Hataoka who has miraculously made a hole-in-one for the second straight day.

Lee fired a sizzling 63 - tied for the best round of Saturday - to get to 12-under while Hataoka carded a 6-under 65.  Read more

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