Shin, Ko share Women's Australia Open lead

2:13 AM, Feb 16, 2013   |    comments
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Yarralumla, Australia (Sports Network) - Jiyai Shin and 15-year-old amateur Lydia Ko both carded 3-under 70s on Saturday and they share the lead after three rounds of the Women's Australian Open.

Shin and Ko are tied at 17-under-par 202 after 54 holes at the par-73 Royal Canberra Golf Club. Shin is the reigning Women's British Open champion, while Ko won last year's Canadian Women's Open.

Beatriz Recari shot 2-under 71 to end alone in third place at minus-11.

Second-round leader Mariajo Uribe struggled to a 6-over 79. She fell into share of fourth place at 9-under-par 210. She stands alongside women's world No. 1 Yani Tseng (71), Gwladys Nocera (65), Carlota Ciganda (69) and Moriya Jutanugarn (70).

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