Golf: Kim leads, Ko misses cut at WPGA Championship

Golf: Kim leads, Ko misses cut at WPGA Championship
Ko struggled to a three-over 76 for a two-over total of 148 and missed the cut for the first time in her pro career – ending her streak of 53 straight LPGA cuts made.

HARRISON, United States - South Korean Kim Sei-Young eagled the par-five 15th hole Friday en route to a five-under-par 68 and the halfway lead in the Women's PGA Championship, as world number one Lydia Ko missed the cut.

Kim's eight-under total of 138 gave her a one-stroke lead over Australian Hall of Famer Karrie Webb and two-time defending champion Park In-Bee, also of South Korea.

Webb birdied the 18th hole to cap a 71 and was joined on 139 by Park, who had five birdies in her five-under 68.

Not only is Park trying to win a third straight title in the second women's major of the year - formerly known as the LPGA Championship - she's closing in on the world number one ranking of New Zealand teen Ko.

Ko struggled to a three-over 76 for a two-over total of 148 and missed the cut for the first time in her pro career - ending her streak of 53 straight LPGA cuts made.

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