Ha Na Jang opens 2-shot lead in LPGA Tour’s Marathon Classic

Ha Na Jang
Ha Na Jang tees off on the second hole during the second round of the Marathon Classic golf tournament at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — South Korea’s Ha Na Jang shot a 4-under 67 on Friday to increase her lead to two strokes in the suspended second round of the LPGA Tour’s Marathon Classic.

Jang had a 9-under 133 total at Highland Meadows. Winless in 23 career tour events, she capped her bogey-free round with a 12-foot birdie putt on the par-4 ninth.

South Korea’s Q Baek was second after a 67.

The start of the round was delayed 2 1/2 hours because of rain and lightning, and play was suspended for the day at 8 p.m. because of more lightning. Fifty-four players were unable to complete the round.

Shanshan Feng, Sarah Kemp and Dewi Claire Schreefel were tied for third at 6 under. Feng shot a 67, Kemp had a 69, and Schreefel a 68.

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