LPGA Tour

Cristie Kerr shoots 73 to take Ladies Scottish Open lead

Cristie Kerr birdied three of the last six holes in strong wind Friday at Dundonald Links for a 1-over 73 and a one-stroke lead over Hall of Famer Karrie Webb in the Ladies Scottish Open.

Kerr played the first 11 holes in 4 over, with a double bogey on the par-5 third and bogeys on Nos. 6 and 11. The 39-year-old American had a 5-under 139 total.

"It was tough," Kerr said. "I didn't hit it that great today, but I still managed. My caddie and I managed the golf course well, and we made the recovery shots when we needed to. I'm just going to go hit a few balls and try to find the feel. It's hard when you play back-to-back in heavy wind with the swing, but we'll...

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