Shin fires 67 to share lead at Taiwan Championship

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) Jenny Shin shot a 5-under-par 67 for a share of the lead with Eun-Hee Ji after the second round of the Taiwan Championship on Friday.

Shin offset a pair of bogeys with seven birdies at Miramar Resort and Country Club.

First-round leader Ji made a pair of bogeys and two birdies early, but birdied the par-5 18th for a 71.

The leaders are at 7-under 137, one ahead of Brittany Altomare, who carded a 68.

Su Oh of Australia was in sole possession of fourth place after she eagled the 18th to complete the day’s lowest score of 66 that also included two bogeys and six birdies.

Top-ranked So Yeon Ryu fired a 68 to move into contention at 3-under 141.

Sung Hyun Park, the U.S. LPGA Tour rookie of the year, continued to struggle and shot a 73.