Women's British Open: Suzann Pettersen leads at Turnberry

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Women's British Open 2015: Best shots of day two
Second-round leaderboard
-7 Pettersen (Nor); -5 Lu (Tai), So (Kor), Ko (NZ) Ko (Kor); -4 Miyazato (Jpn); -4 Nordqvist (Swe), Lee (Aus)
Selected others: +1 Reid (Eng), Parker (Eng); +2 Burke (Eng), Hull (Eng)

Norway's Suzann Pettersen shot a three-under-par 69 at a stormy Turnberry to take a two-stroke lead in the Women's British Open.

Wind and rain made it tough for the players, but last year's runner-up only made one bogey as she moved to seven under for the championship.

South Korea's Ryu So-yeon and Ko Jin-young, New Zealand's Lydia Ko and Taiwan's Teresa Lu are joint second.

England's Melissa Reid shot a 70 to move to one under.

Welsh golfer Amy Boulden is only two shots further back, while another English golfer, Florentyna Parker, is also one over.

Compatriots Hannah Burke and Charley Hull are both on two over for the championship.

First-round leader Kim Hyo-joo suffered a terrible second round when the South Korean followed up her sublime 65 with a six-over-par 78.

"Today was a very solid round of golf," Pettersen said.

"I felt I was in 100% control of the ball, the flight, the spin - everything you need to do in conditions like this. So this ranks pretty high as a good round of golf.

"The ball is not flying anywhere. It's cold. Today is a day where you try to make it easier on yourself and I had a very pain-free round. Kept myself out of trouble. It's tough to putt, as well, in conditions like this, so easy pars is a nice thing."

Former US Open champion Michelle Wie was forced to pull out of the event during the second round after aggravating an ankle injury. The 25-year-old American was 10 over for the day and 14 over for the championship when she withdrew on the 13th hole.

"As frustrating as it is, it just seems like I can't force it any more," she said.

Ricoh Women's British Open
Venue: Turnberry, Ayrshire Dates: 30 July-2 August
Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Two (Friday, 13:00-17:15 BST, Saturday & Sunday, 14:00-18:00 BST), BBC Sport website, plus desktop, tablets, mobiles and app.

Full leaderboard

(USA unless stated, par 70): (x) denotes amateurs)

137 Suzann Pettersen (Nor) 68 69

139 Teresa Lu (Tai) 68 71, Lydia Ko (Nzl) 66 73

140 Mika Miyazato (Jpn) 68 72

141 Anna Nordqvist (Swe) 69 72, Minjee Lee (Aus) 69 72

142 Inbee Park (Kor) 69 73

143 Nicole Broch larsen (Den) 69 74, Christina Kim 71 72, Hyo Joo Kim (Kor) 65 78, Melissa Reid (Eng) 73 70, Cristie Kerr 66 77

144 Yani Tseng (Tai) 72 72, Sun Young Yoo (Kor) 71 73, Misuzu Narita (Jpn) 69 75, Alison Walshe 70 74, Julieta Granada (Par) 70 74

145 Marianne Skarpnord (Nor) 71 74, Mi Hyang Lee (Kor) 70 75, Amy Yang (Kor) 69 76, Maria Mcbride (Swe) 79 66, Jung Min Lee (Kor) 70 75, Amy Boulden (Eng) 71 74, Gwladys Nocera (Fra) 70 75, Jennifer Song 71 74, Jenny Shin 71 74, Florentyna Parker (Eng) 68 77, Stacy Lewis 70 75, Shanshan Feng (Chn) 71 74

146 Jane Park 72 74, Ha Na Jang (Prk) 71 75, Maria Balikoeva (Rus) 73 73, Hannah Burke (Eng) 74 72, Azahara Munoz (Spa) 68 78, Lexi Thompson 71 75, Charley Hull (Eng) 73 73, Jaye marie Green 72 74

147 Tiffany Joh 72 75, Na Yeon Choi (Kor) 72 75, Luna Sobron (Spa) 70 77, Angela Stanford 69 78, Stacey Keating (Aus) 71 76, Candie Kung (Tai) 72 75

148 Nanna koerstz Madsen (Den) 70 78, Catriona Matthew (Sco) 71 77, Lee-Anne Pace (Rsa) 75 73, In Gee Chun (Kor) 72 76, Sandra Gal (Ger) 74 74, Brooke m. Henderson (Can) 73 75, Xiyu Lin (Chn) 72 76, Wei Ling Hsu (Tai) 74 74, Lizette Salas 72 76, Mina Harigae 72 76

149 Chella Choi (Kor) 72 77, Brittany Lincicome 75 74, Q Baek (Prk) 67 82, Su-hyun Oh (Kor) 77 72, Holly Clyburn (Eng) 76 73, Gerina Piller 70 79, Austin Ernst 75 74, Ashleigh Simon (Rsa) 72 77, Sakura Yokomine (Jpn) 72 77, Katie Burnett 68 81, Alena Sharp (Can) 72 77, Danielle Kang 70 79, Nina Holleder (Ger) 72 77, Carly Booth (Sco) 72 77

150 Emily k Pedersen (Den) 73 77, Georgia Hall (Eng) 74 76, Morgan Pressel 74 76, Juli Inkster 70 80, Kylie Walker (Sco) 74 76, Paula Creamer 71 79, So Yeon Ryu (Kor) 67 83, Shiho Oyama (Jpn) 68 82, Jessica Korda 72 78, Mo Martin 70 80, Laura Davies (Eng) 72 78

151 Beth Allen 75 76, Marion Ricordeau (Fra) 76 75, Camilla Lennarth (Swe) 70 81, Sophie Walker (Eng) 72 79, Ai Miyazato (Jpn) 72 79, Dewi Claire Schreefel 76 75, Kim Kaufman 71 80, Mi Jung Hur (Kor) 73 78

152 Felicity Johnson (Eng) 72 80, Ilhee Lee (Kor) 76 76, Beatriz Recari (Spa) 69 83, (x) Celine Boutier (Fra) 76 76, Charlotte Ellis (Eng) 72 80, Ursula Wikstrom (Fin) 72 80, Karine Icher (Fra) 74 78

153 Jenny Suh 73 80, Eun Hee Ji (Kor) 71 82, (x) Kristen Gillman 74 79, Lucie Andre (Fra) 75 78, Ayaka Watanbe (Jpn) 72 81, Natalie Gulbis 73 80, Haru Nomura (Jpn) 75 78, Hee Young Park (Kor) 74 79, Yumiko Yoshida (Jpn) 71 82

154 Pornanong Phatlum (Tha) 75 79, Aryia Jutanugarn (Tha) 78 76, Rebecca Artis (Aus) 72 82, Pernilla Lindberg (Swe) 77 77, Nicole Garcia (Rsa) 76 78, Klara Spilkova (Cro) 69 85

155 Sydnee Michaels 75 80, Karrie Webb (Aus) 80 75, Connie Jaffrey (Sco) 76 79, Rebecca Hudson (Eng) 79 76

156 Maria Blomqvist (Swe) 72 84, Jade Schaeffer (Fra) 75 81, Vikki Laing 74 82, Stephanie Meadow (Eng) 74 82, Ritsuko Ryu (Jpn) 73 83, Alison Lee 73 83, Kelly Tan (Mas) 73 83

157 Sally Watson (Sco) 80 77, Carlota Ciganda (Spa) 74 83, Caroline Masson (Ger) 79 78, Jacqui Concolino 78 79, Linnea Strom (Swe) 75 82, Pamela Pretswell (Sco) 76 81

158 Mariajo Uribe (Col) 74 84, Meena Lee (Kor) 76 82, Brittany Lang 76 82

159 Isabelle Boineau (Fra) 78 81

160 Min Seo Kwak (Kor) 78 82

161 Paula Reto (Rsa) 79 82

162 Titiya Plucksataporn (Tha) 77 85

170 Chiara Mertens (Ger) 82 88

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